[Trust & Trustees] Contributions to charitable foundations – French tax perspective

Abstract Gifting assets to foreign charitable foundations could constitute a taxable event in France under French gift or inheritance tax. Such gifts thus require careful planning, as, depending on the localization and nature of that foreign charitable foundation, they might be taxed in France and hence jeopardize the initially intended charitable project, at least from…

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BMHAVOCATS advises Massenberg Group on the acquisition of Aéro Solutions SAS, France, under the lead of Honert + Partner

The Massenberg Group, a portfolio company of DPE Deutsche Private Equity (“DPE”), has acquired the French Aéro Solutions SAS (“Aéro Solutions”). The acquisition is subject to the condition precedent of regulatory approvals. The seller of Aéro Solutions’ shares is the founder and CEO of Aéro Solutions, Sebastian Thielkes, who will continue to manage the company.…

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Taxation of the digital economy : bitcoin, blockchain and GAFA tax

ITSG International Conference, Dubai, 2019 This bi-annual conference brings together the most experienced international tax specialists on current topics. During this conference, Christophe Jolk, Gary Ashford and Javier Canosa exchanged their views on the evolution of the taxation of the digital economy (bitcoin, blockchain and GAFA tax). Find the points discussed by Christophe Jolk during…

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New “tertiary” decree

New “tertiary” decree: get ready for the new text by familiarizing yourselves with it In the context of the entry into force of the new decree on the reduction of energy consumption in tertiary buildings (October 1st 2019), Sébastien Canton, Partner, Attorney-at-Law specialized in energy and renewable energy law, answers ADVIZEO’s questions. This interview takes…