Loyens & Loeff

Marc Dhaene

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Marc Dhaene

  • Attorney at law
  • Local Partner Loyens & Loeff Belgium

Marc is a member of the Loyens & Loeff’ International Tax Services Practice Group in Belgium. He also is a member of the German Desk and of the Belgian Tax Controversy and Litigation team.

Marc’s practice covers a broad range of international and domestic corporate tax issues such as inward investments, holding and financing structures, corporate restructuring (including cross-border reorganisations), transfer pricing, tax treaty issues, withholding tax requirements, corporate and structured finance projects, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Marc also provides assistance at every stage of the resolution process from audit examination to tax appeals and if necessary, tax litigation. Marc acts frequently on behalf of the taxpayer in negotiations with the Belgian Revenue Services, especially the special Tax Investigation Brigade. He also has considerable experience in handling Alternative Dispute Resolution processes, i.e. ruling requests and advance pricing agreements.

Marc regularly publishes on tax related subjects and gives lectures and seminars on various aspects of corporate tax law such as the Belgian holding regime, transfer pricing, anti-abuse provisions, undervaluation of assets, tax treatment of partnership structures and tax treatment of mergers.

Marc is a Lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), the Belgian Association of Tax Lawyers (BATL) and Fiskofoon. Marc is also a member of the Editorial Board of several leading Belgian tax journals, such as Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht (TFR) and Fiscoloog.

He has been a member of the Brussels Bar (Nederlandstalige Orde van Advocaten) since 1998.


Marc holds a Law degree from KU Leuven (Belgium, 1997). He further specialised in Tax Law at Vlaamse Economische Hogeschool (Brussels, Belgium, 1998) and company law at Katholieke Universiteit Brussel (Belgium, 1998).


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