Since many years, Georg has been advising on all tax aspects of finance and corporate transactions in particular in cross-border situations in the media as well as the real estate sectors. In addition Georg is a partner and heads the Tax Group in Germany. He has been working as a tax lawyer for more than 20 years. He provides extensive legal advice on finance and corporate transactions on all aspects of tax law, especially in the media and real estate sectors. In addition he has many years of experience in litigations on financing and tax issues.
Georg von Wallis
Olswang advises Alpha Private Equity Fund 6 on the €119m acquisition of Redcats' children and family division from Kering / PPR
Olswang has acted for client Alpha Private Equity Fund 6 (APEF 6) on the acquisition of Redcats' children and family division from world leader in apparel and accessories Kering / PPR for €119m. Redcats' children and family division consists, amongst others, of the Vertbaudet and Cyrillus brands.
05 April 2013
OLSWANG hat Tristan Capital Partners beim Erwerb eines deutschen Logistikportfolios im Wert von 137 Mio. Euro beraten
02 April 2012
27 March 2012
15 February 2012
03 November 2010
Georg is a recognized specialist in tax litigation, VAT and other indirect taxes. He represents national and international financial institutions, major media and entertainment companies, private equity and venture capital funds.
Georg has studied in Munich. Before he joined Olswang, Georg was a partner in the Tax Group at Linklaters for more than 15 years. The leading legal publishing house JUVE recommends Georg as an "excellent lawyer". He regularly publishes articles on finance and tax topics within the real estate, media and public infrastructure sectors. In addition he holds lectures and moderates debates on tax related issues.
Georg von Wallis is known for his work in media-related tax law. He focuses on film financing and distribution, also advising on transactions and litigating in tax disputes. He was part of the team acting for All3Media on the establishment of a joint venture to allow access across Germany to BBC Worldwide's content library.
– Chambers and Partners 2011
Tax expert Georg von Wallis appeals to clients for his sensible and effective approach.
– Chambers and Partners 2010
– JUVE Handbuch 2011/2012
JUVE FIRM OF THE YEAR - MEDIA
A top-flight team manages to break loose. It may sound paradoxical, but is a perfect description of the media practice at Olswang. Two years ago, the team around Dr. Stefan Lütje and Georg von Wallis was still under the Linklaters flag and most renowned when it came to finance and transactions in the film sector - and at the same time reduced to this in its market image.
– JUVE Commercial Law Firms 2011
Im Steuerrechtsteam rund um Georg von Wallis steht verstärkt das Immobiliensteuerrecht im Mittelpunkt, aufbauend auf der langjährigen Erfahrung in der Strukturierung von internationalen Finanzierungen im Medienbereich, im Umsatzsteuerrecht und bei finanzgerichtlichen Verfahren.
– Kanzleien in Deutschland 2011