Mr Roland Meuwissen > Dentons > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

1082 MA

Work Department



Senior Associate


Roland Meuwissen is a senior associate in Dentons’ Tax practice in Amsterdam. He has significant experience in international tax planning and specializes in Dutch corporate income tax and Dutch dividend withholding tax.

Roland advises multinational companies on corporate reorganizations and international holding structures. He advises real estate investment companies and funds with the structuring of their investments and acquisitions. More recently, this includes the selection of suitable jurisdictions for the holding companies and restructuring in light of the new developments in the international tax landscape following BEPS.

Listed REIC: Advising on the selection of a suitable new jurisdiction for the listed holding company to hold its portfolio of €7 billion.
European private equity firm: Advising on the incremental acquisition of a stake of €1.5 billion in a European listed REIC on behalf of the funds managed by it.
Listed REIC: Advising on the post-merger integration of the Dutch holding, financing and service platforms and coordinating the project.
REIC listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange: Advising on Dutch corporate income tax and source tax consequences of a restructuring and various projects.
Foreign asset manager: Advising on the Dutch corporate income tax and dividend withholding tax aspects of their Dutch investments of €200 million in real estate and litigation relating to the applicability of the Dutch REIT regime.
Listed REIT: Advising on the acquisition structuring and due diligence of a €200 million acquisition of real estate in Europe.

Advising on and coordination of various topics related to the above, including: Country by Country Reporting, Mandatory Disclosure and Compliance.

Roland also occasionally advises charities on a pro bono basis on obtaining the status of public benefit organization (ANBI) and related matters.


Dutch, English


Dutch Association of Tax Advisors, (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs)
International Bar Association (IBA), taxes committee


Utrecht University, 2012, LL.M.