Robert Danon is a Professor of international and Swiss tax law at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) where he heads its Tax Policy Center.
He also serves as the Chairman of the Permanent Scientific Committee (PSC) of the International Fiscal Association.
From an international perspective, his practice focuses on tax treaties, transfer pricing and dispute resolution. He is regularly called to give evidence as a testifying expert or to act as an expert counsel in the framework of mutual agreement and arbitration proceedings, including investment law or commercial arbitrations.
At the national level, his expertise covers all areas of Swiss tax law, in particular corporate and MNE groups taxation, wealth and estate planning for individuals (including the taxation of trusts and foundations).
He also advises governments and taxpayers on reforms and corporate tax governance issues associated thereto. For instance, in 2015, he was requested by Switzerland's finance minister to analyze its entire post-BEPS corporate tax reform.