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EU Competition Law

Since 2014 the EU Commission has used EU competition law to push for changes in tax practices and legislations. Several high-profile cases pending before the EU courts may eventually require taxpayers to rethink their group structures and tax positions. Our specialists will help you develop the right strategy to deal with these developments.


CJEU rules Luxembourg fiscal unity regime infringes EU law

Getting a clear picture

The pending State aid investigations in tax matters signal a new approach to international taxation, in particular as regards transfer pricing. Taxpayers need a clear grasp of the resulting tax policy impact. Our team closely monitors and identifies these evolutions to provide you with customised and pragmatic solutions for your business.

A multifaceted team

Preparing your company for a State aid investigation requires to flag potential state aid risks. Thanks to our direct involvement in several State aid cases and our recognised tax and litigation expertise in  The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, our team is best positioned to provide comprehensive State aid advice based on the latest developments. The cross-border combination of several practice groups gives you access to the right experts.

Your dedicated partner

How can you solve the issues you are facing? By contacting our team to assist you. We will provide you with:

  • In-depth, tailor-made State aid exposure assessments (including transfer pricing reviews and supporting documentation for accounting positions);
  • Insights into the latest developments;
  • Recommendations to mitigate risks; and

Advice and representation in the context of informal and formal procedures, including before EU courts.