Shaul Grossman is a partner in the firm’s Taxation Group and focuses his practice on international taxation.
Shaul has extensive experience in all areas of international taxation, with a particular emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, global real estate, and international private client matters. He advises both multinational corporations as well as high-net worth individuals on all tax aspects of structuring their investments and operations, with the objective of obtaining the most tax-efficient solution that is easy to understand and implement and that is aligned with the client’s business objectives.
In addition to Israeli taxation, Shaul devotes a significant amount of his practice to U.S. and international tax issues. Shaul is a U.S. tax lawyer and prior to joining Meitar, he practiced U.S. tax law for 7 years as an attorney in New York, followed by 3 years as a member of Ernst & Young’s U.S. Tax Desk in Israel. He works regularly with dual citizens and regularly advises families, trusts and beneficiaries on complex cross-border matters.
Shaul has extensive experience with most tax systems in the world’s developed economies in Western Europe and North America as well as the emerging markets such as China, India, Russia, Eastern Europe, etc. He has structured numerous investments in these countries and has a wide network of global tax practitioners from leading law and accounting firms, with which he plans and implements projects and transactions.
Shaul is a member of various international organizations, including the American Bar Association’s Tax Section and the International Fiscal Association and in the past has served as the National Tax Reporter for Israel of the International Bar Association’s Tax Section. He regularly lectures on areas pertaining to international taxation and structuring of global investments.
Selected additional publications
- “Acquiring an Israeli Company: Practical Tax Considerations that Every Foreign Investor Should Know” (Euromoney Corporate Tax Handbook, 2010).
- “Opportunities for the Foreign Investor in U.S. Real Estate – If Planning Comes First” (Co-authored with Michael Hirschfeld) (94 Journal of Taxation, January 2001, reprinted in revised version in Tax Management Real Estate Journal, November 6, 2002).