Edouard is a partner of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, practising in the tax group. From 1994 to 2000, he practised in the firm's New York office which he became a member in 1997.
He advises tax aspects of transactions (mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and corporate restructurings) with a focus on cross-border transactions, tax audits and controversies, and relocation of activities to France. He is acting for multinationals, partnerships, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals.
Edouard is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the French Association for Corporate Legal Advisers (ACE) and the French Tax Lawyers Institute (IACF).
He has contributed to OECD publications and published articles in the Journal of International Taxation and the Tax Management International Journal. He was the co-reporter for France at the 2009 annual IFA conference, "Is there a permanent establishment?" and the author of the Business Operations in France portfolio, published by Tax Management. He is a regular speaker in international tax conferences.
Involved in the not-for-profit world, Edouard is a board member of United Way L'Alliance which focuses on education.
Edouard holds a master's degree in business administration, finance and taxation, and received his postgraduate degree in business taxation from the University of Paris IX Dauphine. A French native speaker, he is fluent in English.