Mr Vincent Schmitt > De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés
9 RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS
75008 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Structure Division: The activities of the Structure Division cover litigation and transactional work in connection with economic actor’s assets, governance and financing.

Position

Firm partner, Vincent Schmitt’s area of practice covers tax advice and tax litigation regarding both corporate and individual clients. He is mainly involved in international operations (including transfer pricing) and complex corporate structuring, domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions. He also advises international families with their investments in France or abroad and for international private tax planning. His practice area also covers all aspects of French tax litigation (defence for tax investigations, negotiation with tax authorities, Court litigation, tax ruling negotiation) for corporations and individuals. He is also a TEP and member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and advises on trust matters; he is currently the chairman of the STEP French branch.

Languages

French, English.

Memberships

Vincent Schmitt was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1993. Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) French Branch – Chairman.

Education

Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Business Administration (Paris Institute of Business Administration (IAE), 1989); Master’s degree in Corporate and Tax Law (Strasbourg University, 1986).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés réunit une équipe d’une douzaine d’avocats qui traite des problématiques de nature variée dont des questions de fiscalité immobilière, patrimoniale et des entreprises. L’expertise du cabinet a été particulièrement mise à contribution dernièrement pour traiter des dossiers complexes et des contentieux, touchant notamment à la taxe de 3% sur les dividendes et à des problématiques de droit pénal fiscal. Le cabinet a aussi géré plusieurs dossiers dans le domaine vinicole et a été consulté sur des problématiques nouvelles telles que les questions d’e-santé. Il a aussi assisté Meeschaert quant à la structuration de fonds d’investissement. Des groupes français et internationaux sont clients. Le très expérimenté Henri-Nicolas Fleurance, qui ‘est à l’écoute de ses clients et répond à leurs inquiétudes’, codirige l’équipe aux côtés de Vincent Schmitt. Participent également à la pratique: Frédéric Paquet (senior counsel) et Pascale Farey Da Rin qui était auparavant chez Brown Rudnick LLP. Blaise Philippe Chaumont a rejoint Aristide Law.

France > Tax

De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés‘ sizeable team is able to tackle a wide range of issues. The practice is noted for its corporate, restructuring and transactional tax advice to leading corporations, and recently advised on the structuring of a landmark proposed M&A transaction. The team also assists clients with VAT, transfer pricing and litigation issues. Clients include foundations and several companies in the sport and public sectors. Henri-Nicolas Fleurance and Vincent Schmitt co-head the practice. Pascale Farey Da Rin, Frédéric Paquet and Gilbert Ladreyt are other key team members.