Alain
Goebel

Partner

Alain Goebel is a Partner in the Tax Law practice of Arendt & Medernach where he advises an international clientele on the tax and transfer pricing aspects of Luxembourg and cross border transactions, in particular corporate reorganisations, acquisitions and financing structures.

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2002. He is a member of ALFI, LPEA, IFA and AIJA. He acted as President of YIN from 2013-2016 and as Luxembourg National Representative for AIJA from 2012-2015.

He was a lecturer in business taxation at the University of Luxembourg from 2009-2016 and is a regular speaker at tax seminars. He has published several papers on tax law, including national reports for IFA and AIJA, and is co-author of the Luxembourg chapter of the International Guide to the Taxation of Holding Companies published by the IBFD (Amsterdam).

Alain Goebel holds a Master's degree in business law and a postgraduate degree in tax law (DEA Fiscalité) from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France), as well as a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in banking and finance law from the King's College London (U.K.).

He is recommended as tax lawyer in the major league tables including Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Best Lawyers.

Languages: English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

07/07/2020
DAC 6 / CRS / FATCA: Luxembourg bill of law issued to postpone reporting obligations and deadlines

On 6 July 2020, the Luxembourg government issued bill of law N°7625 implementing into domestic law Council Directive (EU) 2020/876 of 24 June 2020, which amends Directive 2011/16/EU (“DAC”) to address the urgent need to defer certain time limits for the filing and exchange of in...

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11/05/2020
DAC 6 reporting obligations starting as from 1 October 2020

On 8 May 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission proposed a three-month postponement of the starting date for the filing and exchange of information on reportable cross-border arrangements as provided under Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 ame...

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