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McDermott Will & Emery AARPI
75007 PARIS
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Romain Desmonts focuses his practice on tax advice to French and multinational companies, with an emphasis on the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and group restructurings, as well as indirect tax matters.

Romain also regularly provides tax advice to high net-worth individuals on domestic and international estate planning issues, especially in a US-France context.

He has developed a strong background in tax controversy and litigation for corporate and private clients.


French, English


University Paris-Dauphine, Master 2 (Postgraduate degree), Corporate Tax Law, 2010, Magna cum laude
University Paris-Dauphine, Magistère (Postgraduate degree), Management, 2009

Lawyer Rankings

France > Tax

Led by Antoine VergnatMcDermott Will & Emery AARPI‘s tax team provides assistance to the firm’s corporate and private equity practice. The team assists investment funds and management teams with LBO transactions, often in the mid-cap segment of the market, as well as with venture investments, notably in the IT and biotechnology sectors. The tax team has strong cross-border capabilities. Its in-depth knowledge of the healthcare sector is another asset. The practice’s stand-alone caseload includes assisting companies, private clients and funds with tax restructuring, trust, audit and litigation work. Counsel Romain Desmonts is also noted.

Paris > Droit fiscal

Dirigée par  Antoine Vergnat, l’équipe fiscale de McDermott Will & Emery AARPIassure la structuration des opérations corporate et de private equity traitées par le cabinet. Elle assiste des fonds d’investissement et le management dans des opérations LBO (souvent mid-cap) et de capital-risque, notamment dans les secteurs des nouvelles technologies et des biotechnologies. L’équipe fiscale affiche de solides capacités internationales et une forte connaissance du secteur de la santé. Elle développe aussi une activité autonome, à destination des entreprises, d’une clientèle privée et de fonds d’investissement, couvrant notamment les problématiques de restructuration fiscale, de trust, d’audit et de contentieux. L’avocat counsel Romain Desmonts  participe aussi à la pratique.