Sebastian Kost is an attorney and certified tax advisor at Morrison & Foerster’s German office in Berlin. He has extensive experience on domestic and international tax matters, with a special focus on tax structuring and planning.
Mr. Kost advises sovereign, corporate and private clients across a number of industries on a broad range of assignments, including investments, divestments, domestic and multinational group structures and intra-group relationships, restructurings, reorganizations and joint ventures as well as complex debt, mezzanine and equity capital measures.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Kost was a member of the corporate and tax practice groups of an international law firm in Berlin and Munich and another international law firm in Munich and Frankfurt.
He also spent some years as a research associate with an international big five accounting firm and served, during his legal clerkship, with the Berlin Finance Court and the Berlin Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Kost has authored numerous articles in leading German publications, among others, on the German Double Taxation Treaty with the United States and the taxation of private equity investments in Germany.
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