Photo, Jan-Willem (Jan Willem) A. M. Gerritsen

Jan-Willem (Jan Willem) A. M. Gerritsen

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.

Biography

Jan-Willem A.M. Gerritsen started with Baker McKenzie Amsterdam in the International Tax Group in 1990, and has been a partner since 1998. He is affiliated with the Dutch Bar Association, the Dutch Organization of Tax Practitioners (NOB) and the IFA.

Practice Focus

Jan-Willem focuses on rendering tax advice to multinationals, particularly in relation to supply chain management, transfer pricing, tax risk management and tax and legal aspects of M&A and financing transactions. He advises various multinationals on the use of holding, financing and licensing structures in a European perspective. Jan-Willem has also been involved in the development of several tax efficient financing structures for US and European clients.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Rendered fiscal advice to a listed biotech company in respect of the issuance of a convertible bond.

  • Involved in the development of a transfer pricing system for internal services rendered within the European part of a listed US multinational.

  • Involved in the tax litigation for a Dutch subsidiary of a listed UK PLC in respect of the income to be reported in the Netherlands on royalties received from the far-east and paid on to the UK.

  • Involved in the development of a tax efficient financing structure for the European operational companies of a listed multinational.

  • Advising various multinationals on the use of holding, financing and licensing structures in a European perspective.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (NOvA)
  • Dutch Association of Tax Attorneys (NVAB)

Admissions

  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (1991)

Education

  • University of Amsterdam (1990)
  • University of Utrecht (1989)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English