Robert Jean Kloprogge

Robert Jean’s advice is based on a clear understanding of the markets and commercial ambitions of his clients, including financial institutions, private equity firms, family offices and multinationals.

Based in New York since 2014, Robert Jean has previously been assigned to Stibbe’s offices in Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Robert Jean specializes in corporate tax and corporate tax planning, particularly the tax aspects of corporate finance and private equity work. This also includes public and private acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures and restructurings (particularly cross-border).

He has an LL.M (Master of Tax Law) from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He has also attended the MBA Highlights programme at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Robert Jean is a member of the Dutch Bar Association and the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers. In addition, he is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the American Bar Association and the national reporter for the Netherlands on the International Bar Association’s Taxes Committee.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, Spanish
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2007

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12.12.2016
More than 100 countries conclude the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS

Short Reads - Last November, more than 100 countries (including the Netherlands) concluded the negotiations for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the "Convention").

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01.03.2017
Ecofin agrees to extend the scope of the EU hybrid mismatch rules

Short Reads - Last week, Ecofin reached political agreement on an amendment to the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive ("ATAD"; see our Tax Alert of 23 June 2016 for further background) to provide for minimum standards for hybrid mismatches ("ATAD 2"). ATAD 2 extends the territorial scope of the EU hybrid mismatch rules to hybrid mismatches with third countries. In addition, it provides for a broader scope of hybrid mismatches, as the rules will also apply to inter alia permanent establishment ("PE") mismatches, imported mismatches, reverse hybrid mismatches and dual resident mismatches.

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07.11.2016
EU Commission introduces a Common (Consolidated) Corporate Tax Base

Short Reads - Last week, the EU Commission proposed to extend the scope of the EU hybrid mismatch rules by way of an amendment to the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive (the "ATAD"). Under the proposed amendments to the EU hybrid mismatch rules, in contrast to the current scope, they will also apply to hybrid mismatches with third countries. Furthermore, the rules will apply to inter alia permanent establishment mismatches, dual resident mismatches and imported mismatches.  

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22.12.2016
Tax alert: Dutch State Secretary of Finance clarifies proposed Dutch dividend withholding tax rules for holding cooperatives

Short Reads - On 16 December 2016, the Dutch State Secretary of Finance sent a letter to Dutch Parliament which provides further details on the proposed changes to the Dutch dividend withholding tax ("DWT") regime for holding cooperatives pursuant to which distributions are expected to become subject to 15% DWT as from 1 January 2018 (the "16 December Letter").

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22.09.2016
Tax alert: Dutch Government presents the 2017 budget

Trends - On 20 September 2016, the Dutch government presented the 2017 Budget. As part thereof legislative proposals were submitted to Dutch Parliament on the amendment of certain tax laws in the Netherlands. Below, we will summarize some of the rules which are relevant for internationally oriented corporate taxpayers, that will apply as from 1 January 2017. Please note that the summary is based on the current version of the legislative proposal which is still subject to parliamentary approval.

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