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Christian Wimpissinger

partner, Dr., LL.M. (NYU)

Christian Wimpissinger is a partner in the firm's Tax team. He has more than 19 years of experience in advising on cross-border acquisitions and restructurings as well as on international tax law and accounting law (including IFRS).

He focuses on

  • Double Tax Treaties, MLI, EU Tax Law and OECD Developments
  • Corporate Tax Law
  • Tax Litigation
  • Accounting Law and IFRS

Christian is recognised as a "Leading Individual" in the field of tax in Austria by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2020) and is listed in the field of tax in band 1 by Chambers Europe 2020. JUVE (Edition Austria 2019) ranks him among the six leading names for tax law in Austria.

He began his career with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and has been with Binder Grösswang since 2007. Christian received his PhD from the University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) in 2006 and obtained his postgraduate degree from the New York University in 2001 (LL.M.). He is a licensed attorney in Austria and New York, as well as in England and Wales.

Christian Wimpissinger is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Miami's Graduate Tax Program (since 2010) and lecturer at the Danube University Krems (since 2015).

He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Fiscal Association.

 

  • Advising DPE on the Austrian tax aspects of the acquisition of BE-terna Group
  • Assistance to IBM in connection with cross-border transactions.
  • Counsel to DPE on the acquisition of a majority stake in Valantic.
  • Advising the Co-ordinating Committee in the restructuring of the Steinhoff Group
  • Advising ARGO S.A. on the sale of ARGO S.A. Greece to ALPLA Group
  • Advising ARDIAN on the sale of ESIM Chemicals GmbH to Sun Capital Partners
  • Pro bono advice for CAPE 10 – Haus der Zukunft und sozialen Innovation
  • Advising in cross-border restructuring of a multinational group
  • Accounting law advice to a number of Austrian corporate clients on issues such as timing of recognition, building of provisions, reflecting constructive distributions
  • Advising on Securitisation transaction Ford Bank
  • Advising the Mubadala Group on a number of international tax law aspects
  • Advising Novartis regarding the acquisition and integration of EBEWE Pharma

Christian Wimpissinger is a partner in the firm's Tax team. He has more than 19 years of experience in advising on cross-border acquisitions and restructurings as well as on international tax law and accounting law (including IFRS).

He focuses on

  • Double Tax Treaties, MLI, EU Tax Law and OECD Developments
  • Corporate Tax Law
  • Tax Litigation
  • Accounting Law and IFRS

Christian is recognised as a "Leading Individual" in the field of tax in Austria by Legal 500 (EMEA Edition 2020) and is listed in the field of tax in band 1 by Chambers Europe 2020. JUVE (Edition Austria 2019) ranks him among the six leading names for tax law in Austria.

He began his career with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and has been with Binder Grösswang since 2007. Christian received his PhD from the University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) in 2006 and obtained his postgraduate degree from the New York University in 2001 (LL.M.). He is a licensed attorney in Austria and New York, as well as in England and Wales.

Christian Wimpissinger is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Miami's Graduate Tax Program (since 2010) and lecturer at the Danube University Krems (since 2015).

He is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Fiscal Association.

 

  • Advising DPE on the Austrian tax aspects of the acquisition of BE-terna Group
  • Assistance to IBM in connection with cross-border transactions.
  • Counsel to DPE on the acquisition of a majority stake in Valantic.
  • Advising the Co-ordinating Committee in the restructuring of the Steinhoff Group
  • Advising ARGO S.A. on the sale of ARGO S.A. Greece to ALPLA Group
  • Advising ARDIAN on the sale of ESIM Chemicals GmbH to Sun Capital Partners
  • Pro bono advice for CAPE 10 – Haus der Zukunft und sozialen Innovation
  • Advising in cross-border restructuring of a multinational group
  • Accounting law advice to a number of Austrian corporate clients on issues such as timing of recognition, building of provisions, reflecting constructive distributions
  • Advising on Securitisation transaction Ford Bank
  • Advising the Mubadala Group on a number of international tax law aspects
  • Advising Novartis regarding the acquisition and integration of EBEWE Pharma
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