Walter H Boss

Walter H Boss
Firm:
Office:
Bahnhofstrasse 70
PO Box
CH-8021
City:
Zurich
State:
Zurich
Country:
Switzerland
Tel:
+41 58 258 10 00
Fax:
+41 58 258 10 99

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Corporate Tax

Walter H Boss is a graduate of the University of Berne and New York University School of Law, where he obtained an LLM (tax) degree. Mr Boss was admitted to the Bar in 1980. Until 1984 he served in the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (international tax law division) as legal counsel; he was also a delegate to the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs. He then was an attorney with major firms in Lugano and Zurich. In 1988, he became a partner at Ernst & Young's international services office in New York. Upon his return to Switzerland in 1991 he was a partner at another well-known law firm in Zurich. His areas of concentration are national and international tax law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate restructurings. He also advises private clients. He practises in German, English, French and Italian and has published extensively in both Switzerland and the US. He is also co-author of the commentary to the Swiss-US income tax treaty, a commentary on Swiss international tax law and a commentary on the Swiss Code of Obligations.

Mr Boss serves as chairman of the tax chapter board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the practice council international tax programme of the New York University School of Law, the Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the Swiss-Italian Chamber of Commerce.

WWL says: Walter Boss is widely respected by peers who give effusive praise to his work on corporate restructuring and inbound relocations.

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

Who's Who Legal Corporate Tax: Controversy

Walter H Boss is a graduate of the University of Berne and New York University School of Law, where he obtained an LLM (tax) degree. Mr Boss was admitted to the Bar in 1980. Until 1984 he served in the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (international tax law division) as legal counsel; he was also a delegate to the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs. He then was an attorney with major firms in Lugano and Zurich. In 1988, he became a partner at Ernst & Young's international services office in New York. Upon his return to Switzerland in 1991 he was a partner at another well-known law firm in Zurich. His areas of concentration are national and international tax law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate restructurings. He also advises private clients. He practises in German, English, French and Italian and has published extensively in both Switzerland and the US. He is also co-author of the commentary to the Swiss-US income tax treaty, a commentary on Swiss international tax law and a commentary on the Swiss Code of Obligations.

Mr Boss serves as chairman of the tax chapter board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the practice council international tax programme of the New York University School of Law, the Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the Swiss-Italian Chamber of Commerce.

WWL says: Walter Boss is praised by sources as "one of the best" in the Swiss market, with wide-ranging experience in tax matters.

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

Who's Who Legal Switzerland - Private Client

Walter H Boss is a graduate of the University of Berne and New York University School of Law, where he obtained an LLM (tax) degree. Mr Boss was admitted to the Bar in 1980. Until 1984 he served in the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (international tax law division) as legal counsel; he was also a delegate to the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs. He then was an attorney with major firms in Lugano and Zurich. In 1988, he became a partner at Ernst & Young's international services office in New York. Upon his return to Switzerland in 1991 he was a partner at another well-known law firm in Zurich. His areas of concentration are national and international tax law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate restructurings. He also advises private clients. He practises in German, English, French and Italian and has published extensively in both Switzerland and the US. He is also co-author of the commentary to the Swiss-US income tax treaty, a commentary on Swiss international tax law and a commentary on the Swiss Code of Obligations.

Mr Boss serves as chairman of the tax chapter board of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the practice council international tax programme of the New York University School of Law, the Zurich Bar Association, the Swiss Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the Swiss-Italian Chamber of Commerce.

WWL says: Walter Boss is well respected among sources who consider him an expert in taxation and disputes in the private client space. 

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

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