Christian Chéruy, former Head of Tax for Loyens & Loeff Belgium, has been appointed Chairman of the Firm’s new Executive Board
As of 24 April there is a new Executive Board in place at Loyens & Loeff.
Christian Chéruy, former Head of Tax for the Belgian firm and a former Country Managing Partner, has been appointed Chairman of the Board.
Christian’s practice covers on a broad range of international and domestic corporate tax issues. These issues include inward investments, holding and financing structures (including the notional interest deduction), corporate restructurings (including cross-border reorganisations), transfer pricing and thin capitalisation rules, withholding tax requirements, double tax treaty matters, corporate and structured finance projects, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and private equity partnerships. He advises on the taxation of intellectual property and the availability of tax relief in respect of R&D. He also advises individuals on wealth optimisation techniques.
Christian also heads the Belgian Tax Controversy and Litigation Team. Christian provides assistance at every stage of the resolution process from audit examination to tax appeals and, where necessary, tax litigation. He frequently acts on behalf of taxpayers in negotiations with the Belgian Revenue Services, and particularly with the Special Tax Investigation Brigade. He also has considerable experience in handling Alternative Dispute Resolution processes, i.e. ruling requests and advance pricing agreements.
Loyens & Loeff N.V. has a single-layer management model (one-tier board), consisting of executive and non-executive directors. Only a non-executive director can be Chairman of the entire Board.