Claire
Schmitt

Senior Associate

Claire Schmitt is a Senior Associate in the Tax Law practice of Arendt & Medernach. She specialises in VAT law.

She advises clients on both national and international VAT aspects of financial and commercial transactions involving Soparfis, real estate companies, investment funds and financial institutions.

Before joining Arendt & Medernach in 2017, she worked as a VAT manager within a Big Four firm and as indirect tax specialist within the Tax department of an international bank located in Luxembourg.

Claire studied law in France at the Universities of Nancy and Metz and holds a Master II degree in Cross-border business law (2010).

Languages: English, French.

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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