Valentin is a Partner at Fidal in Paris. He joined the transfer pricing department of the firm in 2019, which he co-leads. He previously worked 13 years with the international tax department of CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats.
He is used to providing advice in relation to the design of transfer pricing policies, for instance in the framework of supply chain reorganisations. He also devotes significant time to tax audit settlements, including litigations before the French courts, and procedures for the elimination of double taxation when necessary.
In 2009 and 2010, he was seconded to a client of the IT industry on a part time basis to prepare and deploy the group's transfer pricing policies, in coordination with the Group Tax Director.
Valentin is also experienced in dealing with transfer pricing issues relating to raw materials and in Africa.
He also coordinated the initiatives of the CMS network's Global Transfer Pricing Group from 2013 to 2019.
Furthermore, he has co-written several contributions to the OECD in the framework of answers to call for comments. He has organised and led several trainings for professionals and CMS tax lawyers. He participated in the definition of the content and writing of CMS Transfer Pricing Group's publications such as tax alerts or newsletters. He also participates regularly in the preparation and publication of articles on transfer pricing. In addition, Valentin organises and leads conferences.
French native, fluent in English and very good command of Spanish
Economic modelling, IP management, cross-border project management, restructuring, litigation
automotive, industrials, natural resources, pharma and life sciences, tech and telecoms
International Fiscal Association
Master Degree in Business Law / Paris 2 – Panthéon-Assas University / 2003
Master 2 in Business Tax Law / Lille University / 2004
Master in Management / EDHEC Business School / 2006