Thomas van der Vliet

Thomas van der Vliet: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Thomas van der Vliet is a co-Managing Shareholder of the Amsterdam office. As attorney-at-law, he focuses his practice on international tax minimization related to domestic and cross-border M&A projects, fund structuring and corporate restructurings. Thomas gained significant experience in EU tax law issues and application of tax treaties.


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

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•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

(Also at Amsterdam, Netherlands Office)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Tax
  • Cross-Border Tax Planning
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.801.9229  Phone
212.801.6400  Fax
Law School Attended:
University of Leiden, Faculty of Law, LL.M., 2002
Year of First admission:
2002, The Netherlands. (Not admitted in New York)

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, Dutch Bar Association
•Member, Dutch Tax Advisors Bar Association
•Member, Tax Committee, American Chamber of Commerce
•Board member, Amsterdam Westerkerk Foundation

Dutch and English
Birth Information:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1977

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