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Gide appoints new partners in Paris and New York

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Gide Loyrette Nouel has appointed Bertrand Jouanneau and Vanessa Tollis as tax partners in its Paris and New York offices, respectively.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003, Jouanneau specialises in French and international tax law. He regularly advises French and international clients on property-based transactions, structuring and restructuring of investment funds (such as REITs), mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings.

Bertrand Jouanneau 100 x 90

Bertrand Jouanneau

Recent assignments include advising listed real estate companies and investment funds on the acquisition or the restructuring of portfolios of real estate assets, several asset management companies on creating and structuring French investment funds (FPCI, SLP), several foreign investors and non-profit organisations on structuring, acquiring and managing real estate assets in France.

Tollis co-heads Gide's New York office and leads the firm’s US tax practice. Admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars in 2001 and 2000 respectively, she specialises in the US tax aspects of cross-border transactions, both inbound and outbound, and has more than 16 years’ experience. She advises a range of US and foreign clients on tax planning for starting or expanding operations abroad or in the US market, including through mergers, acquisitions, reorganisations, and joint ventures, and she advises both participants and sponsors in the global capital markets on securities offerings and tax-efficient structured finance, including cross-border securitisations.

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Vanessa Tollis

Tollis also counsels investors and investment funds on the tax aspects of structuring and financing cross-border fund structures and investments, and she advises high-net worth individuals on international tax compliance and disclosure concerns. She also has significant experience in related non-tax transactional work, including general corporate and secured transactions.



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