Bruno Gibert

Bruno Gibert
Office:
2 rue Ancelle
92522
City:
Neuilly-sur-Seine
Country:
France
Tel:
+33 1 47 38 42 19
Fax:
+33 1 47 38 57 42

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Corporate Tax: Advisory

Bruno joined the firm as an equity partner in 2001. He specialises in international taxation, with a particular focus on transfer pricing matters (with the support of the integrated team of 10-plus economists). He heads the CMS transfer pricing group.

He has 16 years' experience in the government service, where he was in charge of international tax affairs (negotiation of tax treaties with foreign countries, OECD and EU work, and competent authority). He is the former co-chairman of the OECD forum on harmful tax practices (1996–2001). He has been the chairman of the EU joint forum on transfer pricing since 2002; he is also a member of the IFA, for which he chairs the scientific committee of its French branch and a member of the IACF.

Bruno is the author or co-author of reports to the French government: on tax security in France (2004); on intangible assets (2006); on how to improve the commentary on French tax law (2010). He also co-authored a chapter on rulings in a book on French tax procedures (updated in 2008) and a book on transfer pricing in France (third edition, Editions Francis Lefebvre, 2016). He authored the France chapter in Transfer Pricing and Dispute Resolution (2016), and the chapter on MAP article 25 of the OECD Treaty Model in Modèle de convention fiscal OCDE concernant le revenu et la fortune, published in 2013.

Bruno graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), has a master's degree in corporate and tax law and entered the ENA.

A native French speaker, he is fluent in English.

WWL says: Head of CMS's transfer pricing group Bruno Gibert is recognised as a go-to practitioner on transfer pricing matters and international taxation in general.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate Tax which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal France - Corporate Tax

Bruno joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats as an equity partner in 2001. He specialises in international taxation, with a particular focus on transfer pricing matters. As such, he heads the CMS transfer pricing group that operates within the tax practice. The support of the integrated team of 10-plus economists is invaluable when assisting clients in this matter.

He has 16 years' experience in the government service, where he was in charge of international tax affairs (negotiation of tax treaties with foreign countries, OECD and EU work, and competent authority). He is the former co-chairman of the OECD forum on harmful tax practices (1996 to 2001). He has been the chairman of the EU joint forum on transfer pricing since 2002; he is also a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), has chaired the scientific committee of its French branch from 2004 to 2017 and, since 2017, he chairs the IFA French branch. He is a member of the Institute of Tax Lawyers (IACF), and the chairman of the tax committee of the Club des Juristes.

Bruno is the author of a report to the French government on tax security in France published in 2004, and co-author of two other reports to the French government: one on intangible assets (2006) and one on how to improve the commentary on French tax law (2010). He also co-authored a chapter on rulings in a book on French tax procedures (published in 2005 and updated in 2008) and a book on transfer pricing in France (third edition, Editions Francis Lefebvre, 2016). He authored the France chapter in Transfer Pricing and Dispute Resolution (last update 2017), and the chapter on MAP article 25 of the OECD Treaty Model in Modèle de convention fiscal OCDE concernant le revenu et la fortune, published in 2013. He regularly publishes articles on international tax matters in French and international publications.

After graduating in political sciences from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) in 1979, Bruno completed his education with a master's degree in corporate and tax law at the University of Paris II (Assas) before entering the ENA.

A French native speaker, he is fluent in English.

WWL says: Bruno Gibert is an internationally recognised practitioner who receives high praise for his impressive insight into issues relating to transfer pricing, an area in which he is considered a leader in the field.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: France which can be purchased from our Shop.

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