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Johannes Fein, German Attorney at Law, Certified Specialist for Tax Law
Johannes Fein, German Attorney at Law, Certified Specialist for Tax Law

Johannes Fein

German Attorney at Law, Certified Specialist for Tax Law

Attorney Johannes Fein assists clients in the areas of Tax Law, Tax Consultancy and Nonprofit Law. He advises and represents nonprofit associations and federations on all relevant legal matters, including taxation. His clients have included sports clubs, religious associations, religious corporations, trade and professional associations, nonprofit limited liability companies, cooperatives, and foundations.  

As an experienced advisor on complex issues of association law and on all matters concerning an organization's articles of association, Johannes Fein specializes in drafting expert opinions and reforming and modernizing outdated organizational structures to bring them in line with current legal standards and requirements. In addition, he represents nonprofit organizations in and out of court regarding matters such as internal disputes, member exclusion proceedings and disputes with tax authorities in Germany. 

In addition to his tax law practice, Attorney Fein advises clients on a wide variety of Corporate Law matters including:

Johannes Fein regularly publishes works in his areas of legal expertise and is active as a lecturer for the registered Tax Consultants Association of Hesse and the school for tax professionals (Steuerfachschule Dr Endriss).

He studied law at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, where he focused on capital market, corporate and tax law. During his traineeship, he worked for a corporate law firm in Frankfurt where he advising German and international companies on commercial and tax law matters.

Practices

References

  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Deutschland KdöR
    Consultative legal services as well as representation of the client in court, including exclusion of members, legal advice and representation in terms of press law, contract drafting regarding internal rules of the church, wage tax and social insurance counseling as well as advice on trademark law and the law of associations
  • Compagnie de SAINT-GOBAIN 
    Comprehensive legal advice on property issues as well as on the law of associations. The core element of this mandate is the expansion of a relief fund as well as the formation of reserves.
  • Euromot (European Association of Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers)
    Advice and assistance on a cross-border change of the legal form from a German association to a Belgian AISBL
  • Flyeralarm GmbH
    Legal advice concerning German payment service regulation and drafting of contracts in order to avoid the operation of remittance transactions requiring supervision
  • Hessischer Verband für Gehörlose und hörbehinderte Menschen e.V.
    Legal advice on restructuring and ongoing accountancy
  • Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband e.V.
    Advice on exclusion of a member and preparation of a members' meeting

Publications

  • Das Gesetz zum Bürokratieabbau und zur Förderung der Transparenz bei Genossenschaften, Johannes Fein and Alexander Vielwerth, DStR 35/2017, p. 1881ff. 
  • 2. Vereinsrechtstag – Bericht über die Tagung zum Vereinsrecht am 20. Januar 2017, Johannes Fein and Bartosz Dzionsko, ZStV, 03/2017, p. 111ff.

full list of publications

Associations and Volunteering

  • German Bar Association
  • Sports Law Group of the German Bar Association
  • Wirtschaftsjunioren bei der IHK Frankfurt am Main e.V.
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Languages

German, English

Recent blog posts

US Tax Reform: German Companies Need to Act

- Johannes Fein

US Tax Reform: German Companies Need to Act

Refund of German VAT: Retroactive Correction of Invoices

- Johannes Fein

Refund of German VAT: Retroactive Correction of Invoices

German shops required to act: Electronic cash registers need retrofitting

- Johannes Fein

German shops required to act: Electronic cash registers need retrofitting

News

References

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Advising the nonprofit foundation (Germany's first crypto foundation) on its establishment as a hybrid foundation and equipping it with IOTA tokens.

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Advising the nonprofit foundation (Germany's first crypto foundation) on its establishment as a hybrid foundation and equipping it with IOTA tokens.

Contact

Contact

Awards

Juve Award Legal 500 Germany 2019 azur100: Top Employer for Lawyers 2018
Focus Top Law Firm 2018