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Lukas Scherer

Associate

Position: Associate
Practice Areas: Corporate & M&A , Private Clients , Tax
Field-Display: Banking & Finance Team , Capital Markets Team , Corporate & M&A Team , Employment & Pensions Team , Insolvency & Restructuring Team , Private Clients Team , Real Estate & Construction Team , Tax Team , Venture Capital Team , Startups

Lukas Scherer is a member of the Tax Team and of the Startup Desk. He supports Swiss and international corporate and private clients on all aspects of tax law, focusing on public and private M&A, corporate finance, succession planning and blockchain/distributed ledger technology. He also advises clients in contentious and non-contentious tax proceedings and on VAT. Before joining Prager Dreifuss, Lukas Scherer worked for several large commercial law firms and a Big Four auditing company in Zurich.

E-Mail

+41 44 254 55 55

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Admission to the Bar

Admitted in Switzerland (2012) 

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Private Clients

Education

  • Certified Tax Expert (2016)
  • University of Basel (MLaw, 2009)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Memberships

  • Zurich and Swiss Bar Association
  • EXPERTSuisse
  • Swiss Certified Tax Experts Association 
  • International Fiscal Association

Publications

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer
Reading time: 3 Min

Standardisation of the practice of employee share ownership throughout Switzerland

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer
Paper: NZZ

How can companies benefit from the tax reform?

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer, Manuel Vogler
Paper: PD Tax Newsletter

eSports and taxes

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer, Manuel Vogler

The implementation of the patent box

Subject: Loans / Covid 19
Autor: Vanessa Bernheim, Michael Mosimann, Rahel A. Nedi, Lukas Scherer
Paper: PD Launch Pad Newsletter

PD Launch Pad Newsletter May 2020: Liquidity Support for Start-ups Hit by COVID-19

Subject: Loans / Covid 19
Autor: Roland Böhi, Nicole Fröhlich, Lukas Scherer, Manuel Vogler, Laura Bartesaghi
Paper: PD Tax Newsletter

Tax consequences of coronavirus for employees and companies

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer, Manuel Vogler
Paper: PD Tax Newsletter

Additional deduction on research and development activities

Subject: Tax
Autor: Roland Böhi, Lukas Scherer

The abolishment of holding company status: Measures to mitigate the tax burden