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Simon Polrot, Associate, Technology, Tax and Structuring

Simon Polrot, Associate, Technology, Tax and Structuring, Fieldfisher

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Simon Polrot est avocat au sein du Département Fiscal.

Il exerce en conseil, comme en contentieux, dans le domaine du droit fiscal, national et international. Son expertise couvre également les problématiques liées aux restructurations internationales, aux transferts d'actifs corporels et incorporels et aux prix de transfert.

Simon est titulaire du Master 2 Droit Fiscal, obtenu à l'Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I) en 2010. Il est inscrit au barreau de Paris depuis 2014.

Avant d'intégrer le bureau parisien de Fieldfisher, Simon a travaillé pendant trois ans en qualité de fiscaliste dans le département de fiscalité internationale d'un Big Four.

Il parle français et anglais.


English

Simon Polrot is a senior associate in the tax team in the Paris office, mainly focusing on corporate and international tax.

Simon is also a leading expert in Blockchain and a Key Contact at the firm for all related topics. He advises on its legal implications and potential impact - not just on the financial sector - but also real estate, energy, healthcare and beyond.

Simon has assisted clients on issues such as the legal status and tax regime of cryptocurrencies and crypto-assets amid EU financial regulations; Initial Coin Offering (ICO); opposability or inscriptions and rule of evidence using blockchain technology and smart-contract use-cases (agreements, DAOs, dApps, etc).

He is regularly quoted on blockchain in the French national press, notably Les Echos and La Tribune, and in specialist technology publications.
Within the blockchain community, he is founder of the information website ethereum-france.com and co-founder of AssEth and ChainTech.

Simon holds a degree in Tax Law from the Paris-I Sorbonne University and was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2014. Before joining the firm, he worked for three years in the international tax department of a Big Four.

He is fluent in French and English.