Bruno
Gasparotto

Partner

Bruno Gasparotto is a Principal in the Tax Law practice of Arendt & Medernach where he specialises in VAT law, advising on both national and international issues where he focuses on the VAT aspects of financial transactions involving amongst others banks, SOPARFIS, investment funds and real estate companies. He also has extensive knowledge in the fields of industry, trading, retail and information technologies.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he worked as a VAT manager within the Big Four firms and as head of the indirect tax department at the international level with Arcelor.

He is a member of the VAT working groups of the Luxembourg Investment Funds Association (ALFI) and of the Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) as well as of the International VAT club.

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

He is part of the International VAT Club as well as the International VAT Group.

Bruno Gasparotto holds a degree in consular commercial sciences from the Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Brussels) as well as a degree in fiscal law from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences fiscales (Brussels).

He is author of “TVA: focus sur l’actualité jurisprudentielle communautaire 2010 – 2013”, co-author of “TVA Luxembourg - guide pratique” (from 2004 to 2019) as well as of many articles in various publications.

Bruno Gasparotto is not admitted to the Bar.

Languages: English, French.

26/03/2020
BlackRock VAT case: no exemption for management services supplied for both SIFs and non-SIFs

On 11 March 2020, Advocate General Pikamäe (the “AG”) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) released his opinion in the BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd case (C-231/19) concerning the VAT treatment of management services supplied by a third-party pro...

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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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