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Oberson Abels Ltd

20 RUE DE-CANDOLLE, 1205 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 258 88 88
Fax:
Fax +41 58 258 88 89
Email:
Web:
www.obersonabels.com
Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Sion

Prof Xavier Oberson

Tel:
Work +41 58 2588888
Email:
Web:
www.obersonabels.com
Oberson Abels Ltd

Work Department

Taxation

Position

Swiss and international tax law, taxation of individuals, corporate tax, taxation of public authorities, taxation of sport and art, environmental taxes, tax litigation, criminal tax law, tax reforms, philanthropy

Career

Founding partner of OBERSON ABELS (since 2016); Professor of Swiss and international tax law, University of Geneva (since 1994); Director of the LLM Tax Program, University of Geneva; Member of the Federal Commission for Tax Harmonization; Special advisor on tax legislation and tax reform to numerous governments; Partner, Oberson Avocats (1992-2016)

Languages

French, English, German, Spanish

Member

International Fiscal Association (former member of the Permanent Scientific Commitee); European and Swiss Association of Tax Law Professors; Advisory Council of International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD, Amsterdam), International Academy of Estate and Trust Law; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP); Member of the Board of the Art-Law Foundation, Member of the Board of Genève Place Financière; Member of the Foundation Board of Montreux Jazz Festival.

Education

LL.M. Harvard Law School (ITP, 1992); University of Geneva (Lic. iur. 1984, DES 1988, Dr. iur. 1991); Swiss Bar (1987)

Leisure

President of the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation


Switzerland

Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Within: Leading firms: French-speaking Switzerland

Oberson Abels Ltd is renowned for its broad tax practice, led by Xavier Oberson and Pierre-Marie Glauser. Other areas of expertise include banking and finance, where partners Antoine Amiguet and Philipp Fischer are the key names, and corporate, where Sébastien Bettschart and Stefan Eberhard are at the fore.

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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Xavier Oberson - Oberson Abels Ltd

Within: Tax

Oberson Abels Ltd is renowned for its advisory and contentious tax services for corporations, private clients and financial institutions, including transactions, financing and reorganisations, estate planning, financial regulation, as well as private equity and venture capital matters. The ten-partner team includes Xavier Oberson and Pierre-Marie Glauser, who focuses on corporate, transactional and VAT matters.

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