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Mr Jacques Messeca
Jacques has an extensive experience in tax aspects relating to international operations (including financial engineering, mergers and acquisitions and transfer prices). He is also experienced in tax audits and tax litigation (corporate taxation, VAT, SMEs/SMIs, transfer prices, etc.) but also in wealth tax and taxation issues related to the managers. Jacques is further recognised for his sectorial expertise, both tax and legal, in the area of sports, advising French Premier League football and rugby clubs, players, as well as sports agents and investors. He teaches regularly on tax law in various universities and schools (University Paris I, University Aix-Marseille III, Limoges University, ESSEC, Sports Management School, etc.) and contributes to many tax and sport articles. He is also the co-author of the “Lamy Fiscal” an encyclopedia on French and International tax published and revised every year as well as the “Lamy Sports Law”. Jacques Messeca joined AYACHE (f/k/a AyacheSalama) in 2015 after having practiced for more than 20 years in the Tax department of international major law firms, including one “Big Four”.
IFA (International Fiscal Association) IACF (French Tax Lawyers Institute) AADS (French Association of the Sports Law’s Lawyers) co-founder AIAF (International Association of the Football Lawyers)
DESS business tax law (Paris IX – Dauphine) Master’s degree in business law and tax law (Paris II – Assas)
Chez AyacheSalama, l’associé fiscaliste Jacques Messeca conseille des joueurs et de grands clubs de football, au premier rang desquels le Club du PSG, ainsi que la Première Ligue de football. Il intervient également pour des fédérations et des ligues dans d’autres disciplines sportives, notamment les ligues françaises de rugby et de basket-ball. Il conseille ses clients sur des dossiers stratégiques de droit fiscal, et également lors de contrôles fiscaux.
Chez AyacheSalama, Bruno Erard accompagne le management et des fonds d’investissement sur la structuration fiscale d’opérations de private equity et de LBO de petite et moyenne tailles, traitées par le cabinet. L’équipe de cinq avocats inclut également dans ses rangs Jacques Messeca qui dispose d’une expertise de premier plan en matière de fiscalité du secteur sportif, ainsi que des compétences en fiscalité internationale et en fiscalité personnelle.
At AYACHE, tax partner Jacques Messeca is retained by major football clubs, including Paris Saint German, as well as federations and players, to provide strategic tax guidance and to advise on tax audits. Messeca, who is the co-founder of the French Association of the Sports Lawyer, has led on several takeovers and also assisted the French basketball league with the setting up of the tax impatriate regime by professional clubs.