Frédéric Donnedieu de Vabres
Tax Specialism: M&A Tax, Private Client Services, Tax Disputes

Tax and Industry Expertise

  • M&A Tax
  • Private Client and Family Office Taxation
  • Tax Disputes

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Frederic Donnedieu de Vabres is the Chairman of Taxand.  He is also a founder and the managing partner of Arsene, an independent Tax Firm, set up in January 2004, specialising in corporate national and international tax matters.   Arsene now has over 150 tax lawyers offering tailored solutions to clients and was one of the founding members of Taxand in 2005.  Taxand is a global tax organisation currently made up of 50 countries and 2500 tax advisers around the world.

He has been a tax specialist for more than 35 years during which time he has
held senior positions within Andersen. He was the Andersen Managing Partner
between 1999 and 2003.

Frederic is a recognised expert in transactions. He advises private equity funds, multinational groups and private clients on the design and implementation of both local and global tax strategies.

He advises on a recurring basis key international players in the service industry,
food and retail sectors.

Frederic is a qualified tax lawyer. He is member of the IFA (International Tax
Association). He is the chairman of the audit committee of the “Fondation de France”, a Board member of the “Institut Curie” and the chairman of the Arsene Foundation.

He is fluent in French and English.


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