Attorney-at-law and Partner of Grant Thornton Société d'Avocats (the Tax Law firm member of the Grant Thornton network), Pascal Luquet is leading the International Tax and Transfer Pricing department within Grant Thornton in France.
Grant Thornton is an international, integrated and independent organization specialized in audit, advisory and tax services. Globally speaking, the Grant Thornton network is active in more than 135 countries, is employing more than 53,000 persons and its turnover amounts to + 1.3bn€.
Within this tax network, there is a specialized team for transfer pricing, VAT and indirect taxes, Global Mobility, Financial Services.
Pascal has extensive experience in transfer pricing and international tax services for multinational or national groups. He has led several important global engagements in the manufacturing and retail industries covering multiple countries and expertise (tax, legal, global mobility). Pascal is highly experienced in tax audit assistance, litigation and elimination of the double taxation (Dispute Resolution expertise, in particular, APAs, MAPs and EAC.
As far as APAs are concerned, Pascal has managed more than 30 APAs in his career and was the first advisor dealing with multilateral APAs in the FS sector or with bilateral APAs with Japan.
He has worked for 25 years within the KPMG Network, where he was leading a team of more than 20 economist and tax consultants in Paris, France. Then Pascal spent more than two years at Mazars to build the transfer pricing and international tax department.
Pascal is now developing the International Tax and Transfer Pricing department of Grant Thornton Société d'Avocats. He is focusing on high added value services and is assisted by a dedicated team with which he is working for years.
The activity of his team is growing rapidly (more than 25%) and Pascal and his team are in a position to assist clients all over the world in all aspects:
- Dispute resolution (tax audit assistance, Advance Pricing Agreements, Mutual Agreement Procedures, European Arbitration Convention);
- VCTC (Value Chain Transformation and Compliance) together with the IT consulting services of Grant Thornton;
- CbCR together with the consolidation team of Mazars;
- Global documentation (Masterfile and local files);
- Training of in house tax and finances teams