Laurent Engel is a Tax Partner in the Financial Services tax department at KPMG Luxembourg. He joined KPMG in 1999 where he acquired in-depth knowledge of the banking business. financial instruments, cross-border restructurings. He has, with the exception of two years as a litigation lawyer, dedicated his professional life to the firm since then. He holds a Master degree in Tax Law from the University zu Köln, Cologne Germany. He has been promoted Partner in 2012. Laurent has substantial experience of working with Luxembourg’s top 20 Financial Services Companies. He spezialised in Luxembourg and International Tax Law. His service includes strategic tax planning, providing qualified advice on international tax issues, restructurings. Reference restructuring transactions include Allianz, Clearstream, HSH Nordbank, Norddeutsche Landesbank, Barclays. Laurent is the Leader in Tax Controversy at KPMG Luxembourg.