- China Practice
- Commercial Fraud and Asset Tracing
- Corporate and Commercial Law
- Digital Business Practice Group
Mr. Michael Lorenz is Managing Director at an international law firm. He founded the firm’s Bangkok office in 1995 (the first German-speaking law firm in Thailand). He later established offices in Hong Kong (2004) and Ho Chi Minh City (2005) and has been working as a foreign registered lawyer in all three countries.
Mr. Lorenz is specialized in providing legal and consulting advice on matters of foreign direct investment, international tax optimization and tax planning, cross-border restructuring and reorganization, and tax compliance. He has special expertise working with European and American clients entities operating in Asia in sectors that include logistics, construction and engineering, automotive, energy and trading.
Mr. Lorenz is a regular speaker on international investment and taxation at events in Asia and Germany, contributes to international publications, including the International Tax Review, IBFD and ISTR (the leading German tax journal).
Company Structuring and Set Up
Structuring and set up of over 50 companies each with investment capital between 5 - 100 million USD, including:
Regional Tax Planning - International brewery
Regional and indirect tax planning for international beverage company with a revenue of over 100 million USD worldwide seeking expansion in the Asia region. Advice included international tax aspects to various business models including manufacturing, contract manufacturing and distribution.