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Aliasghar Kanani
LLM in international taxation, MBL
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+41 (0) 22 322 25 00
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+41 (0) 22 322 25 15
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Bonnard Lawson
11, rue du Général Dufour
Geneva, 1204
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Aliasghar
Kanani
LLM in international taxation, MBL
Tax Partner, Bonnard Lawson, Geneva, Lausanne, Shanghai, Paris, Luxembourg
 
Expertise
  • More than 10 years of experience in rendering Swiss and International tax advice in Swiss and international tax law.
  • Essentially focused on group structuring and restructuring, financing, IP, real estate, commodity trading companies.
  • Tax advice and planning for HNWI.
  • Tax litigation, including exchange of information procedures.
Professional Highlights
  • Tax Partner with BONNARD LAWSON international law firm, in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Lecturer in Swiss Corporate tax law & Restructurings - Bachelor in Business Law at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland.
  • Frequent speaker on Swiss and international law topics for different organizations, such as AIJA (www.aija.org), IBA and IBSA (www.istructuring.com).
  • Author of various publications in tax law in specialized magazines, such as Tax News International (TNI) in the USA.
  • Active collaboration for the implementation of the International double tax conventions' database of the Bureau of National Affairs International (BNA, www.bnai.com).
  • Regular national reporter for the Tax Law Committee of AIJA (award in 2009 – national report on « Thin capitalization regulations and similar tax limitations on leverage buy-outs»).
  • Past tax associate in renowned law firms, such as Baker & McKenzie, as well as with Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.
  • LL.M. in International Business Taxation, University of Lausanne (Neuchâtel) (2011),
  • Admitted to the Swiss Bar (2004)
  • MAS in Business Law (MBL), University of Geneva (2002)
  • Lic. iur., University of Neuchâtel (2000)

Affiliations
  • Swiss and Geneva Bar Associations
  • Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • International Business Structuring Association (IBSA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
Languages
    French, English, Hindi/Urdu, Gujarati