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Niklas Schmidt

Niklas Schmidt

Partner
Schubertring 6
1010 Vienna
Austria
T. +43 1 51510 5410
F. +43 1 51510 665410

Niklas Schmidt

Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt heads the firm-wide Tax team. He is admitted as both a lawyer and as a tax adviser. Before joining the firm, Niklas worked for several years at a "Big Four" accounting firm and as a research assistant in the tax law department at the University of Vienna. His publications include various books and articles in international tax journals. Niklas is frequently engaged as a speaker at tax conferences and has been a visiting lecturer at various universities. Currently, he is a member of the examination commission for the "Certified Financial Planner" exam in Austria, and he sits on the editorial board of the "SteuerExpress" magazine. Furthermore, Niklas is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association, the International Academy of Estate and Trust Lawyers and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He is furthermore the chair of the IBA's Private Client Tax Committee. Niklas also published a book on cryptocurrencies and blockchains and regularly lectures on this topic.

Specialisation

Russia

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology

education

Oxford University, Saïd Business School, Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy (PGDipFS), 2012/2013

IESE Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Barcelona and Munich, 2011/2012

University of Vienna (Mag. iur.), 1998, (Dr. iur.), 2000

University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, (Mag.rer.soc.oec.), 1995

languages

German, English

Recent Press Releases & News

18.07.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Blackstone on the Acquisition of €1.64 billion CRH European Distribution Unit

11.07.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss berät ASFINAG bei der Begebung einer EUR 600.000.000 Anleihe

08.07.2019 Newssquare Tax Newsletter - Austria 2/2019

24.06.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss berät Oberbank AG bei der Begebung einer EUR 250.000.000 Anleihe

06.06.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss supports Duravant, a Portfolio Company of Warburg Pincus, in the Acquisition of Motion06

03.06.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss berät sechs Emissionsbanken bei der Emission von EUR 500,000,000 Hypothekenpfandbriefe durch die HYPO Vorarlberg

03.06.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss berät Erste Group Bank AG bei zwei Benchmark Emissionen

23.04.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Erste Group Bank AG on two Benchmark Issues

19.04.2019 Newssquare Yes, no, maybe – should the crypto space be regulated?

16.04.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Takeda Group with its Acquisition of Plasmapunkt Favoriten and Donaustadt

11.04.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises VOLKSBANK WIEN AG on the Placement of EUR 500 million covered bonds and EUR 220 million Additional Tier 1 Notes

02.04.2019 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 1/2019

14.03.2019 Newssquare Wolf Theiss Partner Niklas Schmidt publishes Reference Book on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains

11.01.2019 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 4/2018

02.10.2018 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 3/2018

13.09.2018 Newssquare Wolf Theiss: Poland needs clear rules to protect Crypto Investors

09.07.2018 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 2/2018

22.05.2018 Newssquare Satoshi, innovation, disruption and the legal world

04.05.2018 Newssquare Wolf Theiss Expands Warsaw Tax Practice, Appointing Karolina Stawowska As Head Of Team

11.04.2018 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 1/2018

19.03.2018 Newssquare Verwaltungsstrafe - Immobiliengesellschaft als AIF

12.03.2018 Newssquare Bitpanda Setzt Bei Pantos ICO Auf Wolf Theiss

29.01.2018 Newssquare Wolf Theiss berät RBI bei der Emission von EUR 500.000.000 Additional Tier 1 (AT 1)

08.01.2018 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 4/2017

22.12.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES T-MOBILE ON THE ACQUISITION OF UPC AUSTRIA

30.10.2017 Newssquare 165 NEUE STUDENTEN-APARTMENTS FÜR WIEN: WOLF THEISS BERÄT CATELLA RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT GMBH BEIM ERWERB VON "SMARTMENTS STUDENT" BEIM NEUEN HAUPTBAHNHOF

23.10.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES ASFINAG ON BOND ISSUANCE

09.10.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES VOLKSBANK WIEN AG IN ISSUANCE OF A €400 MILLION TIER-2 BOND

29.09.2017 Newssquare TAX NEWSLETTER - AUSTRIA 3/2017

05.07.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL AG (RBI) IN ISSUANCE OF €650,000,000 6.125% AT1 NOTES

30.06.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS International Tax Newsletter - Austria 2/2017

06.04.2017 Newssquare Wolf Theiss International Tax Newsletter - Austria 1/2017

16.01.2017 Newssquare WOLF THEISS ADVISES QIA ON INVESTMENT IN BANVIT

09.01.2017 Newssquare Wolf Theiss International Tax Newsletter - Austria 4/2016

02.11.2016 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Filtration Group in its acquisition of the Industrial Filtration division of Mahle

25.07.2016 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Eurazeo in its acquisition of a hotel portfolio from Accor and other investors

19.07.2016 Newssquare BREXIT: WOLF THEISS EXPERTEN INFORMIERTEN ÜBER RECHTLICHE UND STEUERLICHE AUSWIRKUNGEN FÜR ÖSTERREICH UND DIE EU

15.06.2016 Newssquare Wolf Theiss advises Vis Mundi and Levant Capital in acquisition of company shares of Power Horse Energy Drinks GmbH

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