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Arendt & Medernach
HEAD OFFICE
41A AVENUE JF KENNEDY
2082 Luxembourg
L-2082
Luxembourg

Work Department

Tax Law, Private Clients

Position

Eric Fort is a Partner in the Tax Law and Private Clients practices of Arendt & Medernach. 
Head of the New York office of the firm, he advises on both national and international tax issues. He has substantial experience in real estate, private equity, private wealth structuring and finance transactions.

Career

He has substantial experience in real estate, private equity, private wealth structuring and finance transactions.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he worked in the tax department of one of the Big Four firms in Luxembourg.

He is a co-author of “Steuern in Europa, Amerika und Asien” (Verlag Neue Wirtschaft-Briefe). He also co-authored the Luxembourg chapter of the “International Guide to the Taxation of Holding Companies” published by the IBFD (Amsterdam). Furthermore, Eric Fort is a co-author of “Exchange of Information and Bank Secrecy” (published by Kluwer Law International in June 2012).

 

Languages

English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

Memberships

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1996.

He was the chair of the Luxembourg branch of the International Fiscal Association, where he was appointed as national co-reporter for the annual congresses in 1997, 1999, 2003, 2006 and in 2012.

He is a member of the International Bar Association and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Eric Fort was a lecturer in international tax law at the Université de Luxembourg and a frequent speaker in tax seminars in Luxembourg and abroad.

Education

Eric Fort holds a Master’s degree in law from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) as well as a postgraduate degree in finance and accountancy from the ISC Saint Louis, Brussels (Belgium).

Leisure

Eric Fort is recommended as tax lawyer in the major league tables including Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and Chambers Europe.

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Eric FortArendt & Medernach

Led by Thierry LesageArendt & Medernach‘s six-partner team has the critical mass to advise clients across a tremendous range and volume of work, including as it relates to corporate tax, transfer pricing, fund structuring, VAT and litigation. Splitting his time between the firm’s Luxembourg and New York offices, Eric Fort is a prominent figure in the market as a result of his vast experience and ability to provide ‘relevant, innovative and pragmatic solutions‘ to private wealth clients, as well as in the context of private equity and real estate transactions handled by the firm. Formerly head of the firm’s Luxembourg tax desk out of New York, Jan Neugebauer has developed a particularly strong reputation advising North American clients considering investing or structuring through a Luxembourg corporate vehicle. Vincent Mahler also regularly handles US-related work, as well as tax matters with a nexus to France.