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Olivier Mesmin

Olivier Mesmin works in the Corporate Tax Practice Group.

His expertise and creativity in providing tax advice to investors in the real estate and hotel sectors are recognised in France and abroad. As the tax adviser of the Fédération des Sociétés Immobilières et Foncières, he has been working on designing, negotiating and developing the tax regime for French listed real estate investment companies instituted in 2003 and all subsequent amendments to this regime.

Areas of expertise

  • Assistance in acquiring, financing and selling real estate portfolios and real estate companies (audit, structuring obtaining any authorisation from the authorities as part of more complex projects)
  • General real estate taxation (VAT, registration duties, 3% tax, local town-planning taxes, etc.)
  • Structuring investment funds
  • Restructuring and outsourcing real estate assets
  • Specific taxation of French listed real estate investment companies
  • Restructuring and outsourcing real estate assets
  • Creating French real estate investment funds
  • Specific taxation of French listed real estate investment companies
  • Tax audits and disputes

Education and Bar

  • University of Paris V Descartes: Postgraduate degree (DESS) in Tax Law, 1986
  • Paris Bar, 1991