Mr Jérôme Chapus > Vivien & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Vivien & Associés
3 RUE DE MONTTESSUY
75007 PARIS
France

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner – Jérôme Chapus assists and represents corporate entities as well as individuals in domestic or cross-border situations. He has experience in corporate acquisitions and reorganizations, including conducting due diligence, tax consolidation regime, management packages, mergers and similar transactions (including management of tax losses or advance tax rulings); his experience of intra-group transactions extends to transfer pricing, thin capitalization rules and permanent establishment issues. He also addresses VAT issues. Jérôme’s area of expertise also includes assistance to individuals for the organization of their professional or personal assets (tax residence, inheritance/gift tax planning, wealth tax, structuring the purchase of French-located real property, regularization in France of foreign assets…). He also addresses the tax treatment of transactions involving not-for-profit entities.

Career

Co-founder of the firm in 1999, Jérôme Chapus previously practiced in the New York and Paris offices of Bureau Francis Lefebvre (1991-1995) and later in the tax department of Stibbe Simont Monahan Duhot (1996-1999).

Languages

French, English, German and Dutch.

Memberships

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994

Education

Magistère in Business Law (Paris II-Assas), 1989
Master II in Business and Tax Law (Paris II-Assas), 1989
Graduate of ESSEC, 1991

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

L’équipe fiscale de quatre avocats de Vivien & Associés intervient sur la structuration des opérations de fusions-acquistions traitées par le cabinet. Plus récemment, elle a aussi été sollicitée pour traiter les aspects fiscaux d’entreprises en difficulté, ainsi que des litiges de TVA. En parallèle, l’équipe développe une activité importante en matière de fiscalité patrimoniale. Elle assiste une clientèle franco-anglaise et franco-américaine dans la gestion de ses problématiques de fiscalité internationale. Elle conseille aussi des fonds anglais de gestion patrimoniale et de grandes fortunes du Moyen-Orient. Le cabinet a récemment obtenu une importante décision du Conseil d’Etat en matière de trust.  Jérôme Chapus et Marine Pelletier-Capes  codirigent la pratique.