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Mathieu Vignon

Partner

Paris

Vignon Mathieu
Mathieu Vignon

Partner

Paris

Mathieu's practice focuses primarily on advising on the tax aspects of structuring and executing mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings, cross-border financings, investment funds and debt restructurings.

He also has significant experience advising on tax aspects of financial instruments, derivatives, fund structures, real estate, asset finance and leveraged finance transactions.

Mathieu is a recognized practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2014 in Tax Law

"Leading Individual" (Transactional/Corporate Tax) Legal 500 EMEA 2020 – France (TAX) 

Ranked in Band 3 - CHAMBERS EUROPE 2020 - FRANCE: TAX

"Mathieu Vignon is noted for his expertise in assisting clients with the tax aspects of their finance and capital markets operations. One client praises his "technical excellence and commercial approach," adding: "He thinks through the issues and their applicability to my business challenges. He is very calm under pressure."" Chambers Europe 2019 - France: Tax

"Mathieu Vignon has in-depth knowledge of the tax aspects relating to finance and capital markets operations, including derivatives transactions, refinancing and fund structuring. One interviewee comments: "His advice is practical - it's not just tax advice, he's able to look at the case from a broader perspective."" Chambers Europe 2018 – France: Tax 

Mathieu is a recognised practitioner in Legal 500 2018.

News & insights

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Publications: 07 MAY 2021

The perils of giving video evidence

If evidence is to be given remotely, via video link, from another country, be sure to check that this is permitted by the laws of that country.

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Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt

News: 07 MAY 2021

A&O bolsters leading leveraged finance practice with senior hires

Allen & Overy today announced that Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt have been appointed as partners in A&O’s leveraged finance practice, based in London. Both Annette and Robert join from Linklaters…

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Publications: 06 MAY 2021

Hong Kong’s proposed Mandatory Reference Checking Scheme: the end of “rolling bad apples”?

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) released its consultation conclusions on the proposed Mandatory Reference Checking Scheme (MRC Scheme) on 3 May 2021.

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Publications: 29 APRIL 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: a cross-jurisdictional update on the pandemic’s impact on tax regulations

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic currently spreading across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the United States has resulted in an unprecedented demand for urgent tax relief measures across industries and…

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Office

Paris

Allen & Overy LLP
52 avenue Hoche
75008 Paris

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Bar, New York, 2000

Admitted to the Bar, Paris, 1998

Academic

LL.M, International Taxation, New York University, 1999

Post Graduate Degree, Business and Tax Law, University of Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne, 1996

Published work

  • Restructuration financière des groupes en période de crise: quelques réflexions fiscales, Les Nouvelles Fiscales N°1049, 1 July 2010, co-authored with David Affejee
  • Islamic bonds (sukuks), vers une solution française?, Revue trimestrielle de droit financier, May 2009, co-authored with Romain Pichot
  • Régime fiscal des opérations de titrisation: doutes et certitudes du cédant, Nouvelles Fiscales, September 2008, co-authored with Romain Pichot et Viviane Carpentier
  • Les nouvelles perspectives des GIE fiscaux, RTDF, June 2008, co-authored with David Affejee
  • The introduction of the trust into French law, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, June 2007, co-authored with Fabrice Faure-Dauphin and Sabah Boughida
  • Bank of Scotland : Comment la fraude à la loi peut–elle corrompre les cessions d’usufruit, Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier, April 2007, co–authored with Siamak Mostafavi
  • Traitement fiscal des swaps : la fin d’une source d’incertitudes ?, RTDF n°4, 2007, co-authored with David Affejee
  • La fiducie : un régime fiscal dont l’efficacité est conditionnée à l’ intervention de l’administration fiscale, RTDF n°2, 2007, co-authored with Chloë Sebaoun