Practice Areas: Tax

The rendering of tax and customs advice can be quite a daunting task in an ever-changing Romanian legislative environment mired with overlapping and sometimes contradictory regulations. Thus, it is imperative that any company seeking to do business in Romania employs the services of a highly qualified counsel. With the most significant tax and customs law practice in Romania, RMDT attorneys have successfully and strategically positioned numerous clients, both large and small.

RMDT counsels and represents domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships and individuals in various tax planning and litigation matters, and legislative lobbying issues. Included in such representation are issues of corporate reorganizations, acquisitions, spin-offs, mergers, bankruptcies and workouts. RMDT is further involved in various settlement negotiations of tax controversies and major litigation of business tax issues. RMDT tax litigators have substantial experience in matters before the Romanian Courts, the Court of Accounts, the Financial Control Office and the customs authorities. Drawing on both their courtroom and boardroom strategies, RMDT attorneys have successfully handled tax controversies involving inter-company transfer pricing, allocation of purchase price, cross-border leasing generating foreign-source income and a wide range of customs-related matters.

In the transactional realm, RMDT attorneys advise clients with respect to the structuring of numerous domestic and international transactions, while also structuring and documenting all major project financings, including equipment leasing, lease transactions, project financing and real estate financings. Among other substantial matters, RMDT tax experts have counseled major corporations such as the world's largest beverage company, the world's largest manufacturer of mainframe computers, the world's largest consumer products manufacturer, one of Europe's largest pharmaceutical firms, several foreign institutional and investment banks, and leading multinational defense contractors. Aside from this breath of experience, RMDT has also counseled numerous market leaders in the manufacturing, shipping and real estate development markets.

RMDT'S tax practice is further enhanced by the hands-on supervision of Mark A. Meyer, Esq. Widely regarded as the leading international attorney practicing in Romania, Mr. Meyer served as the Co-Chairman of President Emil Constantinescu's Blue-Ribbon Presidential Commission on Tax Reform. With such expertise and insights, RMDT'S tax practice ensures that clients successfully navigate the often-tumultuous waters of Romanian tax law.