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Marc Quaghebeur is tax lawyer specializing in international tax issues and corporate structuring. In particular Marc specializes in the law relating to holding companies and investment funds, real estate taxation, the taxation of trusts as well as estate planning in general.  Marc is particularly known for coordinating international structures and cross border estate planning.

He is a member of the Brussels Bar since 1984.  He holds a law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1984). He obtained a further degree in tax law from the Fiscale Hogeschool (1985).

Marc has written the Belgian chapters of the International Guide to the Taxation of Trusts (IBFD), European Cross Border Estate Planning (Sweet and Maxwell) and Doing Business in Europe (Thompson Reuters).  He is the Belgian correspondent of Tax Notes International and he is a member of the Editorial Board of the EC Tax Journal.

He is the author of “Rest in Peace, A Guide to Wills and Inheritance Tax in Belgium”.

He writes for a large number of magazines (Tijdschrift voor Fiscaal Recht, International Tax Review, Tax Planning International Review, British Tax Review, Tax Notes International, ...) and speaks at conferences in his area of expertise, on legal issues and fiscal trends in Belgium and across Europe.

Marc is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the Legal & Tax Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, and he chairs the Tax, Legal and Finance Task Force of the British Chamber of Commerce.

Marc is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Marc speaks English, Dutch and French.


Tél. : +32 2/423.00.42
Fax.: +32 2/423.00.32

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