Mr Edouard Milhac > CMS > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

CMS
2 RUE ANCELLE
92522 NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE
France
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Work Department

Taxation

Position

Partner specialised in international and domestic taxation. He advises on mergers and acquisitions and cross-border restructuring, tax audits and litigations, and non-resident real estate investments. His clients include multinationals, partnerships, financial institutions and high net worth individuals.

Career

Edouard joined the firm in 1990 and became a partner in 2001. From 1994 to 2000, he practised in the New York office of CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre.

Languages

French, English

Memberships

Member of IBA (International Bar Association), IFA (International Fiscal Association), ABA (American Bar Association), ACE (French Association of Corporate Legal Advisors) and IACF (French Institute of Tax Lawyers).

Education

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance and Taxation; Postgraduate degree in business taxation (University of Paris IX Dauphine).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit fiscal

(Les grands avocats du marché: Fiscalité transactionnelle et des entreprises)

Edouard MilhacCMS

CMS abrite l’une des équipes les plus complètes et les plus nombreuses du marché avec des effectifs atteignant plus de 200 avocats. Le cabinet est en mesure de traiter tout type de problématiques fiscales; des questions fiscales traditionnelles aux sujets de niche hautement techniques, et dispose en appui d’un département consacré à la doctrine. Le cabinet conseille de grands groupes français et internationaux, ainsi que des compagnies d’assurances, des banques et des entités publiques. Le cabinet s’est récemment illustré par son implication dans plusieurs contentieux fiscaux de place à travers le très réputé Stéphane Austry. Le cabinet est également très sollicité pour traiter des sujets de fiscalité internationale, de fiscalité des entreprises et de fiscalité des fusions-acquisitions. Bruno Gibert et Edouard Milhac sont des références pour le traitement des dossiers de fiscalité internationale. L’équipe est formée d’une soixantaine d’associés parmi lesquels: Elisabeth Ashworth, Pierre Carcelero, Patrick Danis, Christophe Frionnet, Stéphane Gelin, Frédéric Gerner, Anne Grousset, Lionel Lenczner, Anne-Sophie Rostaing, Jean-Christophe Sauzey et Philippe Tournès}.

France > Tax

(Leading individuals: Transactional/corporate tax)

Edouard MilhacCMS

CMS has one of the largest teams in France, based across its Paris, Lyon and Strasbourg offices, and a client base of leading French and international companies, banks and investment funds. The firm is handling groundbreaking litigation relating to the country’s tax framework, including assisting companies with major tax reassessment cases and lodging claims before the highest French and EU courts. International taxation and transfer pricing are also areas of expertise, as well as major M&A and property transactions, and tax structuring and restructuring. Daniel Gutmann heads the department, which feeds the firm’s various tax practices. Key names include the highly regarded Stéphane Austry, who heads the tax litigation and controversy group; Michel Collet, who specialises in international taxation; Bruno Gibert, who is an expert in transfer pricing issues; Julien Saïac, who specialises in international taxation; Edouard Milhac, whose main focus is on transactional tax issues; direct tax experts Richard Foissac, Arnaud Donguy and Jean Guilmoto; and Patrick Danis, who provides strong VAT advice.