Dr. Falk Loose

Dr. Falk Loose

Counsel
Munich

Email falk.loose@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 295

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Falk Loose advises on all tax aspects arising in the M&A, private equity and venture capital world. He has extensive experience in distressed debt/M&A and insolvency scenarios.

Falk has helped clients manoeuvre through the "jungle" of German and international tax law for more than a decade. Besides his transactional lawyer role, he is his clients trusted counsel in difficult tax compliance, audit or even criminal tax law situations. Due to the complex German tax law, there is often room for deviating arguments, but also a good chance to make mistakes.

Falk advises many German and international clients of varying industry sectors, but especially many life science companies. He is a member of Hogan Lovells' global Life Science Transaction Team. His colleagues and clients appreciate his talent to explain complex tax law in a digestible manner. 

Falk is qualified both as a lawyer and certified tax advisor (Steuerberater). Before joining the firm, he was Principal Associate in another leading law firm's tax practice group. He studied law at the Free University of Berlin and the Université Pierre Mendès France in Grenoble, France. He obtained his doctorate of law from the Free University of Berlin with a doctoral thesis on European tax law.

Awards and recognitions

2012

German Tax Firm of the Year
International Tax Review

2009

JUVE Tax Law Firm of the Year 2009
JUVE

2012

JUVE shortlisted for the year

Education and admissions

Education

Dr. iur., Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Université Pierre Mendès France Grenoble II

Memberships

IFA

Hamburger Kreis für Sanierungs- und Insolvenzsteuerrecht

Related industries

Life Sciences and Health Care

Related practices

Tax

Representative experience

Advising PPG Industries Inc. on its acquisition of automotive coatings manufacturer Hemmelrath

Advising Intuitive Surgical Inc. on its acquisition of Schoelly's robotic endoscope business

Advising Lowell Financial Services GmbH in front of the European Court of Justice to defend the German restructuring provision of Section 8c (1a) Corporate Income Tax Act as not being state aid

Advising Dialog Semiconductor on its acquisition of Creative Chips GmbH 

Advising the shareholders of DROM fragances on their sale of the company to Givaudan

Advising Perkin Elmer Inc. on the acquisition of the chemagen Biopolymer-Technologie AG.

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