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Folkert L. Idsinga

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.

Biography

Folkert Idsinga is the managing partner of the Amsterdam office as of 1 July 2015. He is also a senior member and course leader at the Dutch Tax Bar. Folkert is recognized in Chambers Global's 2014 and 2015 editions for his practical advice, ability to coordinate cross-border matters, and technical skills that enable him to design and implement solutions for clients in the financial services industry. Folkert teaches at VU University Amsterdam and the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers.

Practice Focus

Folkert's practice focuses on European and Dutch VAT advice for multinational companies. He has close to 20 years of experience in advising clients on indirect tax aspects of supply chain restructuring, tax management consulting, financial services and M&A. Folkert acts for clients in a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, media, e-commerce, and financial services and products.

Professional Honors

  • Band 4 for Tax, Chambers Global, 2014-2015

  • Band 4 for Tax, Chambers Europe, 2014-2015

  • Indirect Tax Leader, International Tax Review, 2013-2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Association of Tax Attorneys (NVAB)

Admissions

  • Netherlands Tax Court~Netherlands (1996)
  • Netherlands Supreme Court~Netherlands

Education

  • State University of Groningen (1996)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German