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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

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Klas Holm

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Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

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Klas Holm is co-chair of the Tax group. His practice focuses on tax matters relating to global tax planning, including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, corporate restructurings, debt and equity capital markets transactions, derivatives, financial instruments, structured finance, renewable energy projects, partnerships and foreign trust matters.

Mr. Holm has extensive experience in representing multinational companies and private equity/hedge funds in billion dollar transactions. He has represented a broad range of clients in connection with complex tax planning and structuring matters.


English; Swedish; German; French


New York State Bar


New York University School of Law, LL.M., Master of Comparative Jurisprudence; Stockholm University School of Law, with highest distinction

United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

The 'collegiate and practical' team at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP in New York provides international tax planning and structuring expertise to clients in a number of industries, including energy, commodities, telecoms, and pharmaceuticals. In recent work, the team advised E.ON SE on US tax matters relating to the restructuring of the company and spin-off of the company’s conventional power generation and energy trading businesses to its shareholder; team head Klas Holm led this matter. Key partner Marco Blanco is acting for the Indian government in a tax dispute involving a bilateral investment treaty arbitration brought by Vodafone against the Government of India over its liability for a $2.6bn tax transfer of assets. Counsel Olga Beloded is also working on this matter. Kuang-Chu Chiang departed the team in 2018 to Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

The New York tax group at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is ‘committed to creative solutions on a wide range of issues’and has expertise in a diverse range of industries including pharmaceuticals, telecoms, energy, among others. Klas Holms ‘seems to know all business lines as if they were his own’and is ‘exceptional in his creativity and problem solving’; he recently advised E.ON on the tax aspects of its internal restructuring and spin-off of the company’s conventional power generation and energy trading businesses to its shareholder. Eduardo Cukier and Marco Blanco are other contacts in the department. William Bricker left the practice.

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