Fouad Sayegh

Fouad Sayegh
Office:
10 Rue d'Italie
PO Box
1211
City:
Geneva 3
State:
Geneva
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 658 30 00

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Private Client

Fouad Sayegh is a partner in the tax team. His expertise covers most aspects of domestic and international taxation. He regularly advises high net worth families in their relocation, wealth reorganisation, asset protection, estate planning and charitable projects, which often includes tax advice in relation to trusts, private foundations and investment vehicles. In the field of corporate tax, his practice includes advising on M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations, double tax treaty applications and employee incentive plans, where negotiations with tax authorities may be required to secure tax rulings. He frequently represents clients in tax litigation and criminal tax proceedings. Fouad Sayegh is a regular lecturer on various tax matters. He is listed by Who’s Who Legal as a leading private client practitioner.

Fouad Sayegh holds a law degree from the Geneva Law School and an LLM in international taxation from New York University (NYU). Prior to joining Walder Wyss, he was a partner in another leading Swiss law firm. His work experience also includes positions in New York and Hong Kong. Fouad Sayegh served as an associate judge at the Administrative Tribunal of First Instance of Geneva (tax section).

Fouad Sayegh is fluent in French and English. He is registered with the Geneva Bar, and admitted to practise in all Switzerland, as well as in New York. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Geneva Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the Swiss-China Chamber of Commerce.

With approximately 200 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Fouad Sayegh is widely recognised as an expert in taxation and private client matters and stands out for his impressive knowledge in the area.

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Fouad Sayegh is a partner in the tax team. His expertise covers most aspects of domestic and international taxation. He regularly advises high-net-worth families in their relocation, wealth reorganisation, asset protection, estate planning and charitable projects, which often includes tax advice in relation to trusts, private foundations and investment vehicles. In the field of corporate tax, his practice includes advising on M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations, double tax treaty applications and employee incentive plans, where negotiations with tax authorities may be required to secure tax rulings. He frequently represents clients in tax litigation and criminal tax proceedings. Fouad Sayegh is a regular lecturer on various tax matters. He is listed by Who’s Who Legal as a leading private client practitioner.

Fouad Sayegh holds a law degree from the Geneva Law School and an LLM in international taxation from New York University (NYU). Prior to joining Walder Wyss, he was a partner in another leading Swiss law firm. His work experience also includes positions in New York and Hong Kong. Fouad Sayegh served as an associate judge at the Administrative Tribunal of First Instance of Geneva (tax section).

Fouad Sayegh is fluent in French and English. He is registered with the Geneva Bar, and admitted to practise in all Switzerland, as well as in New York. He is a member of the Swiss Bar Association, the Geneva Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the Swiss-China Chamber of Commerce.

With approximately 200 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Fouad Sayegh is "very familiar with bank-related private client issues", say sources. He also draws praise for his work advising families on asset management, wealth management and estate planning.

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

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