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Cédric Tussiot, Michel Lambion

VAT for funds

Beyond the exemption for fund management services, do other methods exist to improve the VAT position of investment funds?

Francisco Da Cunha, Marcell Koves, Sofia da Costa Pinto Ribeiro

Cash management solutions for asset managers

In these unprecedented times, it is more crucial than ever for asset managers to maintain flexible [...]

João Almeida, Aurelien Dorchies

Impact and Uncertainties of the New France-Luxembourg Double Tax Treaty on Real Estate Investment Structures

On 20 March 2018, the governments of Luxembourg and France signed a new [...]

Francisco Da Cunha, Victor Sanlorien Cobo

Will Spain apply the multilateral instrument more intensively after COVID-19?

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Spain, whilst undertaking considerable efforts to keep its population safe [...]

Yves Knel, Cedric Carnoye

Asia fund managers and offshore platforms, a pair on a declining curve?

Over the past decades, the Asia Pacific region has developed rapidly and become a renowned [...]

Christian Bednarczyk, Jonathan Streicher

German controlled foreign corporation (CFC) reporting and alternative investment funds in light of ATAD 2

Alternative investment funds (AIF’s) are facing more and more challenges to fulfill all tax [...]

Sophie Vanesse, Lee Khvat

How to manage substance in a home working environment

As the uncertainty continues over how long office closures and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic will remain in place, the practical difficulties [...]

Ralf Heussner, Enrique Marchesi

Revisiting transfer pricing in the alternative asset management sector

New concepts introduced by the OECD as part of the BEPS initiative in 2015.

Francisco Da Cunha, Dorian Depiesse

Why are asset managers (privately) considering public real estate investment strategies?

Small things can have non-linear effects on a complex system.

Joachim Bailly, Michel Lambion

VAT and AIFs: how AIF structures can safely navigate VAT rules

Compared to traditional funds, alternative investment funds (AIFs) often use complex structures that require an in-depth VAT analysis.

João Almeida

What is the impact of COVID-19 on infrastructure deals?

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a major impact on the global economy and the infrastructure asset class is no exception.

Dany Teillant, Audrey Legrand

A deep dive into Alternatives

New opportunities and areas of doubt have emerged in recent years with the rise of the alternative investments industry.

Raphaël Louage, Maria Stanisor

New Era in the Alternative Investment Fund Industry through Tokenisation

In light of the current global health threat, the importance of reaching a new level of technological readiness to facilitate [...]

Francisco Da Cunha, Marcell Koves

The impact of ATAD II on real estate asset managers

On 29 May 2017, the EU Council approved Directive 2017/952/EU (ATAD II or the “Directive”), which amended ATAD I.

João Almeida

Cause and effect: the future of the infrastructure fund

Over the last decade, we have witnessed a stream of record-breaking events in terms of both fund raising and deal size within the infrastructure funds sector.

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