Michael Nordin

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Michael Nordin is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Zurich office, where he heads the taxation group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Michael focuses on transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings, and those related to financing and capital markets. Generally, Michael has a strong focus on the Finance Industry. Further, Michael conducts Internal Corporate Investigations focusing on tax related matters. In addition, he also advises high net worth individuals (HNWI).

Expertise

Taxation
Blockchain Technologies & FinTech
Financial Services

Experience

Counsel to a large bank on an internal business reorganization including the negotiation of the tax treatment of an offshore structure with the tax administration
Counsel to a multinational Swiss company in a major acquisition and reorganization
Representation of a large Swiss financial institution in major tax litigation
Advising on the structuring of a complex financial transaction involving a Swiss and a foreign bank, including the coordination with foreign advisers and tax authorities

Professional Experience

2021
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
2007-2014
Member of the Management Committee of Schellenberg Wittmer
2003
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
2001
Tax Manager in the Tax department of a Swiss bank
1999
Tax Manager of two international “Big 4” firms
1997
Associate in a Zurich business law firm

Education and Admission

2000
Swiss Certified Tax Expert
1997
LL.M. in International Taxation, New York University
1996
Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
1993
Bar Admission in Switzerland
1991
lic. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen

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