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Bernard Peeters

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Bernard Peeters

Bernard Peeters is a partner at Tiberghien. He has a special expertise in corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, international and European tax planning as well as double tax treaties.

He is an assistant at the University of Brussels (VUB) in International and European tax law and is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Belgium and abroad. In 2011, Bernard was appointed as Deputy Judge to the Antwerp Court of appeal. He was also included by Royal Decree of 20 July 2020 in the Belgian list of Independent persons of standing within the framework of the European Directive of 10 October 2017 on tax dispute resolution mechanisms in the EU. In 2017, he became member of the Board of WTS Global, an international tax network.

Bernard is a member and former chair of the tax & legal committee of Invest Europe. He is also a member of the tax and legal committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (AMCHAM), the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ). 

He is a (former chief editor and) member of the editorial staff of the monthly newsletter "Fiscoloog Internationaal" and a member of the editorial staff of "Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht". He contributes regularly to tax-related publications.

 

Chambers on Bernard Peeters:

  • Bernard Peeters is named as 'notable practitioner' in Band 2.
  • Bernard Peeters is described as "very strong on corporate transactional work for tax"

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Legal 500 on Bernard Peeters:

  • Bernard Peeters is recommended as ‘leading individual’.
  • Bernard Peeters is recognised by market sources as “client-focused and adept at giving succinct explanations of complex files.”  
  • Bernard Peeters is mentioned by his peers for his corporate tax work.
  • Bernard Peeters earned a place in the Hall Of Fame.

 

Legal 500 Hall Of Fame    emea leading individual 2020

 
 
 
 
 

Bernard Peeters

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Born in Veurne, °1958.
Lawyer.
Joined the firm in 1990.
Partner since 1992.

Practice Areas

Corporate tax
Mergers & acquisitions
Private equity
Multinationals
Family owned businesses
Luxembourg desk
International and European tax planning
Double tax treaties

Education

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Master in Business Law, 1984).
Fiscale Hogeschool Brussel (Tax graduate, 1983).
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Master in Law, 1981).

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German.

Other professional activities

Lawyer at the Brussels and Luxembourg Bar.
Deputy Judge to the Court of Appeal in Antwerp.
Lecturer at the University of Brussels: "Tax Planning III : double tax treaties and triangular cases", Postgraduate Tax Law.
Member of the American Bar Association.
Author of numerous fiscal-related monographs and articles.
Frequent speaker on tax seminars in Belgium and abroad.
Member and former chair of the tax & legal committee of Invest Europe.
Member of the tax and legal committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (AMCHAM).
Member of the Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA).
Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA).
Member of the International Association of Tax Judges (IATJ).
Member of the Board of WTS Global.
Member and former chief editor of the editorial staff of the monthly newsletter "Fiscoloog Internationaal".
Member of the editorial staff of "Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht".

 
 
 
 
 
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