Aldo advises on matters related to corporate tax law as well as international tax law. His counsel in transfer pricing includes strategic advice, negotiations with tax authorities and dispute resolution. He advises on the set-up and conversion of business models, restructurings, intragroup financing and transactions involving intangibles. Aldo also has experience with tax aspects of investment funds, M&A, corporate reorganisations, BEPS, financial institutions, tax treaty matters (including permanent establishments and the impact of the MLI) and exchange of information mechanisms (FATCA & CRS).

He further has a special interest in the tax aspects of financing transactions (including structured finance, syndicated loans, factoring/securitizations and capital markets transactions). Seconded to the Zurich office for a 6-month period, Aldo assisted with the development of the Swiss transfer pricing practice.

Aldo is instructor of ‘Special considerations for intra-group services’ topic within Transfer Pricing course at University of Amsterdam--IBFD Adv LLM Program in International Tax Law (2020).

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Memberships

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Brussels Bar, 2012
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Qualifications

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Advanced Transfer Pricing course within the LL.M. (Adv.) Program in International Tax Law, ITC Leiden (The Netherlands), 2013
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Master’s degree in Tax Law, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), 2012
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Master’s degree in Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2011
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Publications

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A. ENGELS and W. STRIJCKERS, “TP-richtlijnen voor financiële transacties : si vis pacem, para bellum”, in Fiscoloog Internationaal (July 2020).
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A. ENGELS and Y. VAN BRUSSEL, “Het MLI en de Belgische belastingverdragen: iacta alea est”, in Fiscoloog Internationaal (31 August 2019)
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N. REYPENS, A. ENGELS and W. STRIJCKERS, “Belgium” in Lexology Transfer Pricing 2020 (July 2019)
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A. ENGELS, “Transfer pricing aspecten van financiële transacties : OESO-discussietekst” in Fiscoloog Internationaal (31 July 2018)