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Thomas van der Vliet is a Co-Managing Shareholder of the Amsterdam office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Tax Practice. As attorney-at-law, he focuses his practice on international tax structuring related to domestic and cross-border M&A projects, fund structuring and corporate restructurings. Thomas gained deep experience in EU tax law issues and application of tax treaties.

Thomas is a member of the RE-STRUC team. A multidisciplinary team within Greenberg Traurig comprising focus areas including real estate, restructuring, including WHOA (“Dutch Restructuring Scheme”), financing, conflict management, alternative dispute resolution, RICS accredited mediation services, regulatory and tax. Please visit our dedicated RE-STRUC page for more information.

Concentrations

  • International tax advice, with focus on transatlantic structures
  • Transactional services (due diligence, M&A structuring, post-acquisition reorganizations)
  • Litigation in both tax and civil courts
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax compliance

Capacidades

Experiencia

  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.

Reconocimientos y Liderazgo

  • Listed, The Legal 500 Netherlands, Tax, 2019 and 2022
  • Team Member, PERE Global Awards, Law Firm of the Year: Fund Formation in Europe, 2018 
  • Team Member, Winning Team, "Cross Border Sector Deals – Technology, Media and Telecom Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion)" and "Cross Border Regional Deals – US-Europe Deal of the Year" for Amaya Inc.’s acquisition of Rational Group, owner of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, The M&A Advisor’s 7th Annual International M&A Awards, 2015
  • Member, Winning Deal Team, "Debt Financing Deal of the Year," The M&A Advisor Awards, 2014
  • Supervisory Board Member, The Derk Wiersum Foundation
  • Board member, Amsterdam Westerkerk Foundation
  • Member, Dutch Bar Association
  • Member, Dutch Tax Advisors Bar Association

Credenciales

Educación
  • Maestría en Derecho (LL.M.), University of Leiden, Faculty of Law
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • The Netherlands
Idiomas
  • Dutch, Nativo
  • Inglés, Fluido