Noerr adds to financial services tax practice
A tax and regulation specialist from Deutsche Bank is joining the Noerr law firm in Frankfurt.
Matthias Geurts, formerly the bank’s director of products & clients/group tax starts his new role on April 1. He specialises in the commercial, tax and regulatory aspects of structured financing and investment structures that come under, for example, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Directive and the capital and liquidity rules for banks and insurance companies arising from Basel III and Solvency II.
Geurts will also advise on the withholding tax issues related to transactions in US securities under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).