Niklas Schmidt, TEP Esq.

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Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt is head of Wolf Theiss’ firm-wide Tax Practice Group. He is admitted as both a lawyer and as a tax adviser. Before joining the firm, Niklas worked for several years at a "Big Four" accounting firm and as a research assistant in the tax law department at the University of Vienna. His publications include various books and articles in international tax journals. 

Niklas is frequently engaged as a speaker at tax conferences and has been a visiting lecturer at various universities. Currently, he is a member of the examination commission for the "Certified Financial Planner" exam in Austria, and he sits on the editorial board of the "taxlex" and "SteuerExpress" magazines. Furthermore, Niklas is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Education: 
Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy (PGDipFS), Oxford University, Saïd Business School (2013)
IESE Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Barcelona and Munich (2011/2012)
Dr. jur., University of Vienna (2000)
Mag. jur., University of Vienna (1998)
Mag. rer. soc. oec., University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (2005)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 6885 T.M., Income Tax Treaties: Competent Authority Functions and Procedures of Selected Countries (A-C) (co-author)