Stéphane Gelin

Stéphane Gelin
Office:
2 rue Ancelle
92522
City:
Neuilly-sur-Seine
Country:
France
Tel:
+33 1 47 38 44 06
Fax:
+33 1 47 38 56 68

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Corporate Tax: Advisory

Stéphane joined the firm as a partner in 2003. For his French and foreign multinational clients, he has been involved in several significant projects in international restructuring, global transfer pricing planning, supply chain projects, French and foreign transfer pricing documentation and international controversy (including competent authorities, arbitration procedures and APAs). He heads the CMS tax practice group.

Before joining, he was a tax partner with Ernst & Young where he headed the French transfer pricing practice and was a member of E&Y global advisory committee for transfer pricing. He spent five years in New York at the international tax services of the firm, where he was responsible for the French tax desk, assisting French and US clients involved in cross-border transactions.

Stéphane was the national reporter for the e-commerce topic at the 2001 IFA Congress and a panellist at the 2007 IFA Congress on Cost Sharing Agreements. He was a "special witness" during the 2012 IFA Conference in Boston concerning the OECD transfer pricing report on intangibles. He is a board member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, European branch.

He is a frequent contributor to various French and international tax journals. He has co-authored three books on transfer pricing: Prix de Transfert, Editions Francis Lefebvre (2016); Guide to International Transfer Pricing, Kluwer (2011); and Transfer Pricing Manual, BNA Bloomberg (2008).

Stéphane graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1986 and obtained a master’s and a DESS in business and tax law from the University of Paris V (1985).

A native French speaker, he is also fluent in English.

WWL says: Stephane Gelin is a pre-eminent name in the corporate tax space who continues to be highly recommended by interviewees. He is adept on a range of matters, including transfer pricing.

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Who's Who Legal France - Corporate Tax

Stéphane joined the tax department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats as a partner in June 2003. He has advised French and foreign multinationals on international tax and transfer pricing matters for 30 years. He has significant expertise in international restructuring, global transfer pricing planning, supply chain projects, French and foreign transfer pricing documentation and international controversy (including competent authorities, arbitration procedures and APAs). He heads the CMS tax practice group and is a member of the supervisory board of CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre.

Before joining CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, he was a tax partner with Ernst & Young where he headed the French transfer pricing practice and was a member of E&Y’s global advisory committee for transfer pricing. He spent five years in New York at the firm’s international tax practice where he was responsible for the French tax desk, advising French and US clients on cross-border transactions. 

Stéphane was the national reporter for the e-commerce topic at the 2001 IFA Congress and a panelist at the 2007 IFA Congress on Cost Sharing Agreements. 

He is a frequent contributor to various French and international tax journals. He has co-authored three books on transfer pricing: Prix de Transfert (Editions Francis Lefebvre, 2016); Guide to International Transfer Pricing (Kluwer, 2011); and Transfer Pricing Manual (BNA Bloomberg, 2008). He lectures on transfer pricing at the University of Burgundy in Dijon. 

Stéphane graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1986 and obtained a Maîtrise and a DESS in business and tax law from the University of Paris V (1985). He is a registered lawyer.   

A native French speaker, he is also fluent in English.

WWL says: Stéphane Gelin is highlighted for his excellent work in transfer pricing, and sources note he is "one of the top three in the area".

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

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