Charles-Albert Helleputte

Phone+32 2 551 5982

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital
  • Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM)
  • Employment & Benefits
  • Equity & Incentive Plans
  • Energy
  • Energy Taxation
  • Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Investment Management
  • Privacy & Security
  • Pro Bono
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Transactions & Consulting
  • Transfer Pricing
Contact InfoTelephone: +32 2 551 5982
Fax: +32 2 502 5421
EducationFacultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Candidat en Droit, B.A., 1998); Université Catholique de Louvain (Licencié en Droit, J.D., cum laude, 2001); Solvay Business School, Brussels (Master in Tax Management, cum laude, 2004)
Admitted2005, Brussels (Ordre Français des Avocats au Barreau de Bruxelles)

•Member of the VAT Expert Group to the European Commission
•Lecturer tax law at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)
•Issue VAT Leader AmCham EU, member of AmCham EU Tax and Digital Economy Committees, Rapporteur for the AmCham EU's reply to the EU Consultation on the Future of VAT (31 May 2011)
•Member of the International Fiscal Association
•Past member of the Legal & Tax Committee and of the Young Professionals at AmCham Belgium
•Past member of British Chamber of Commerce, Legal & Tax Committee, Belgium
•Member of the International Swap and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and Loan Market Association (LMA)
•Past member Member of the Belgian Branch of the European Society for Banking and Financial Law (Association Europeenne pour le Droit Bancaire et Financier)

LanguagesFrench; English; Dutch

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Legal 500, 2012

Charles-Albert Helleputte focuses his practice on the corporate and tax aspects of restructuring transactions and structured finance arrangements. He also has strong expertise in banking and finance law and data protection matters. In the tax area, he is active in the fields of corporate income tax (i.e. international tax planning and transfer pricing), indirect taxes and tax policy, and has experience in litigation before the Belgian courts and negotiation of rulings with the tax authorities.

Before joining Mayer Brown in 2007, Charles built his experience in a Belgian private law practice and a consulting firm in Belgium and Luxembourg. He also served as Structurer in the Credit Derivatives desk of Fortis Bank.


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EU Commission Clarifies New VAT Place-of-Supply Rules for Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Electronic Services
Charles-Albert Helleputte,Astrid Pieron, May 29, 2014
The European Union is currently acting at the forefront of developments around the (indirect) taxation of businesses in the digital economy. Effective 1 January 2015, for VAT purposes, the place of supply of “digital services” to non-taxable customers will be the country where the...
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Charles-Albert Helleputte

Avenue des Arts 52

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