Alain Barsikian is assisted by associates and legal practitioners in the area of tax law. The firm has for many years guided companies and groups in the management of their routine tax procedures, as a tax advisor and also for tax audits and litigation. Additionally, as a result of the firms’ large M&A practice (especially LBOs), he has developed highly specialised skills in the taxation of such transactions. For private client tax, the tax law team frequently provides advice on ISF (solidarity tax on wealth), assistance with tax audits, litigation, and compensation structures (managers and directors). Finally, the tax law team, working with the M&A/private equity team, provides advice on employee savings schemes, stock options and other profit-sharing mechanisms for employees and managers.