Antoine Faure joins DLA Piper’s TP team in Paris
DLA Piper continues to grow its Transfer Pricing offering with the appointment of Antoine Faure as a partner in its Paris office. This is the firm’s second Transfer Pricing partner hire in the last month, following the recent appointment of César Salagaray in Spain.
Antoine joins DLA Piper from CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in Paris, where he has worked since 2015 in their international tax department. He assists clients in planning and corporate restructurings, supply chain projects, advance pricing agreements, tax audits and transfer pricing compliance. He has extensive experience in tax audit controversy in France where he managed tax procedures for large companies including tax audit, final litigation and mutual agreement procedure phases. Antoine advises clients in various sectors, such as luxury, cosmetics, medical and pharmaceutical sectors as well as consumer goods, heavy industries and finance. He has set up and implemented complex profit split models for the valuation of technologies and trademarks. Before joining CMS, Antoine worked for five years in the transfer pricing team of Deloitte and also at a French pharmaceutical group. Antoine joins DLA Piper alongside associate Brice Fernandez.
DLA Piper’s International Head of Transfer Pricing, Randall Fox, said: “We continue to invest resources to further grow our International Transfer Pricing offering and these lateral hires form part of the ongoing expansion of our practice. Antoine has a great reputation in the market and strong client relationships in France and beyond, and will work closely with our existing team to capitalise further on market opportunities that we are seeing across our practice.”
Global co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Tax practice, Roderik Bouwman, said: “Antoine is an excellent fit for our French Tax practice and his appointment supports our active growth agenda. His experience and know-how will further enhance our transfer pricing client offering to both our international and domestic clients.”