SMP

Christian advises private clients as well as medium-sized and large companies on all ongoing and structural tax matters. His clients include funds, startups and individual and corporate investors. His main focus lies on venture capital and private equity.

Education and Career

Christian studied tax law at the University of Applied Sciences for Finance at Nordkirchen, which forms part of the tax administration of the state of North-Rhine Westphalia. After that, he worked as an Associate at Flick Gocke Schaumburg, first in Fiscal Offence Law and, most recently, Private Equity and Venture Capital.

Experience

 Christian’s recent work highlights include advising:

  • Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners on several ongoing tax matters and annual tax returns for their venture capital and private equity funds
  • e.ventures on several ongoing tax matters
  • Cherry Ventures on several ongoing tax matters
  • private clients on several ongoing tax matters as well as matters of fiscal offence law
  • foreign banks on regulatory offence matters
  • BFH decides in favor of the taxpayer – requirements to the time-series comparison
    PStR 2015, 221-224 (together with Michael Valder) - (in German)
  • Taxation of the yields from reverse convertibles
    PStR 2015, 25-26 (together with mit Johannes Leusder) - (in German)
  • Reducing the disciplinary-law risks for officials in self-declarations
    PStR 2014, 210-211 (together with Thomas Johannes Schmidt) - (in German)