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Maurus Winzap

  • Firm: Walder Wyss Ltd.
  • Practice Area: Tax
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Seefeldstrasse 123, P.O. Box, Zurich, 8034.

About Maurus Winzap

Maurus Winzap is a partner and heads the Tax Team. Maurus Winzap’ practice covers all areas of domestic and international corporate taxation. He acts for a broad range of corporate and financial clients, and has developed significant expertise in planning and advising on M&A and private equity transactions, structured financings, corporate restructurings, relocations, capital market transactions, collective investment schemes and management incentive programmes. Furthermore, he focuses on advice to high-net-worth individuals, family offices and companies in connection with succession and estate planning.

Maurus Winzap is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association (“IFA”) and a Member of the Executive Board of the Swiss Tax Law Association (Swiss branch of the IFA). He regularly lectures and publis¬hes in his areas of practice.

Maurus Winzap has been recommended by several international directories such as Chambers, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers as a leading lawyer. Clients appreciate that he is “exceptionally strong”, “very dynamic”, “commercially-minded” and “practical” (Chambers 2018).
Born in 1972, Maurus Winzap received his degree in law from the University of Zurich in 1997 and his Master of Laws from the University of Virginia in 2002. He was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1999 and became a Swiss certified tax expert in 2004.

Maurus speaks German and English.

Selected Publications
Intra-group debt financing: updated safe haven rates and thin capitalization rules
by Fabienne Limacher and Maurus Winzap

Corporate Tax Laws and Regulations Switzerland 2024
by Maurus Winzap, Fabienne Limacher and Janine Corti
in: Oliver Currall & Steve Quinn, Sidley Austin LLP (Editor[s]), “International Comparative Legal Guide”, 2023

Federal Supreme Court confirms strict practice of Federal Tax Administration concerning stamp duty restructuring relief
by Fabienne Limacher and Maurus Winzap
in: International Law Office, 5 October 2023
Offset of losses is to be extended by Maurus Winzap and Fabienne Limacher, June 2023

Swiss electorate votes in favour of global minimum tax
by Fabienne Limacher and Maurus Winzap, June 2023

Federal Council opens consultation on the taxation of home offices abroad
by Maurus Winzap and Fabienne Limacher, June 2023

Structuring of private equity acquisitions in Switzerland
by Maurus Winzap and Fabienne Limacher
in: ILO International Law Office, 13 April 2023

For a complete list of publications please visit our website: www.walderwyss.com/maurus.winzap

Q&A With Maurus Winzap


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