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About Hubertus Ludwig

Hubertus Ludwig deals with national and international tax law and is concerned with questions of commercial law in general. One focus is on German-Swiss relations. He acts on many boards of directors of small and medium-sized firms, and so has a great interest in succession planning. He also counsels boards of directors in firms in difficult situations such as the implementation of reconstruction concepts.


University of Basel: (lic. iur.) 1980
Dr. iur.: 1985
Admission to the Bar: 1984
Swiss Certified Tax Expert: 1988

Professional career

Partner at VISCHER Ltd., Basel
Partner and manager of the law & taxes division of Ernst & Young Ltd.

Areas of activity

National and international tax law;
Structure and planning of locations and branch establishments;
Corporate law;


Basel Bar Association
Swiss Bar Association
Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants
STEP Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
IFA, International Fiscal Association
Indian Chamber of Commerce
CFO Forum Schweiz


Lecturer on international tax law for upcoming tax expertsModule coordinator/lecturer for upcoming auditors, Academy of the Swiss Institute of Certified Accountants and Tax Consultants, ZurichLecturer on tax law at the Controller Akademie, Basel

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