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12th Annual London Finance and Capital Markets Conference

16 Jan - 17 Jan 2023

One Great George Street, London, England

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Marco Ottenwälder


I have over ten years of experience in providing comprehensive advice, particularly to high net worth individuals and families with cross-border activities in connection with often very complex, international asset structures. Due to his extensive expertise in the entrepreneurial field, I also work with start-up founders as well as medium-sized and large family businesses on complex tax and related business management issues. My technical expertise as well as my empathetic, open and engaging manner are highly sought after by my clients. I specialise in international and national tax law as well as procedural tax law, in particular criminal tax law. Among other things, I advise on tax-optimised asset allocation, restructuring of assets and business groups, succession planning taking into account all personal aspects of families and their members, cross-border mobility of private individuals, business tax planning, (self-disclosure) declarations, complex tax audits as well as appeal and fiscal court proceedings. Due to my openness to technology, I am very familiar with digital business models. I have been working for many years as a lecturer at various universities in Germany and abroad, for which I also been honoured with a teaching award. I also regularly give lectures in Germany and abroad, is the author of numerous specialist articles, commentaries (Foreign Tax Act), podcasts etc. I previously worked for seven years at POELLATH (Counsel), Frankfurt, and four years at Ebner Stolz (authorised signatory), Hamburg, both in tax law. I studied business administration at the University of Bayreuth (specialising in tax and finance) and completed my Ph.D. in 2014 on the topic of ‘Cross-border divisions of corporations within the European Union’ under Prof. Dr Jochen Sigloch. In the same year, I also passed his tax advisor exam.


How to ride the waves of EU tax developments

Monday 16 January (1630 - 1800)