Nicolas
Conrad

Senior Associate

Nicolas Conrad is a Senior Associate in the Tax Law practice of Arendt & Medernach where he specialises in VAT law, advising on both national and international VAT aspects of financial and commercial transactions involving Soparfis, real estate companies, investment funds and financial institutions.

Since 2017, Nicolas also offers his international VAT expertise to clients present in the UAE market, helping them to get ready for theimplementation of the GCC VAT system as from 2018.

Nicolas is a German qualified lawyer. He is a member of the Koblenz Bar (Germany) since 2013 and has been admitted by the Luxembourg Bar to practice in Luxembourg under his German professional title.

He studied law in Germany at the Universities of Konstanz and Trier and holds the German first (2009) and second (2011) state exam in law. In 2012, Nicolas obtained a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Luxembourg.

Languages: English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

06/07/2020
The BlackRock VAT case: an impossible combination of artificial intelligence and the VAT exemption?

On 2 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled in the case of BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd (C-231/19) that a “single supply” of management services, provided by a third-party supplier via a software platform for the benefit of a fund manage...

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22/01/2020
VAT “Quick Fixes”: simplifications and challenges for Luxembourg businesses

On 23 December 2019, the Luxembourg VAT authorities issued Circular n°799, outlining the main legislative changes in Luxembourg VAT law effective as from 1 January 2020. Among them, the transposition of the « Quick Fixes » legislative package will impact the activities of busine...

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