Anders Oreby Hansen


About Anders Oreby Hansen

Right of audience, The Danish High Court 1994
Admission to practice law 1994
Master of Laws 1991


Anders Oreby Hansen has extensive and long-standing expertise in Danish and international tax law.

Anders primarily represents US, European and Scandinavian multinational groups investing or operating in Denmark. His clients also include partner-owned enterprises and high net worth individuals.

He primarily advises Danish and international enterprises on strategies and dispute resolution in relation to Danish transfer pricing issues, M&A tax planning, corporate tax, group reorganisations, cross border tax issues, M&A real estate and general business consulting.

An expert in his field, Anders is in strong demand as a speaker and lecturer at private and public companies and organisations in Denmark and abroad.

Personal ratings

Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2018
- Tax

Anders Oreby Hansen is an experienced tax lawyer, acting for a range of companies in Denmark and abroad. He advises on transfer pricing and frequently handles tax issues related to cross-border M&A, recently representing Bending Spoons on the tax aspects of its merger with an Italian company. Sources describe him as "practically oriented with a keen business focus," in addition to having a skill for "interpreting the market."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Tax

Chambers and partners

Chambers Global Rating 2015
- Tax

Anders Oreby Hansen is noted for his abilities in handling international investment and M&A matters, and is described by clients as "intelligent, systematic and responsive." Other sources value his "ability to think outside the box and come up with solutions."

Chambers and Partners Global, Tax

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Legal500 Rating 2018
- Tax

One of the best’, Bech-Bruun fields a five-partner tax department with an excellent reputation in litigious matters, including transfer pricing disputes. It remains active in relation to M&A deals and corporate reorganisations. Anders Oreby Hansen is a ‘first-class lawyer’.

Legal 500, Tax

Who's Who Rating 2014
- Tax

At Bech-Bruun’s office in Copenhagen, Anders Oreby Hansen is the “go-to practitioner in Denmark”. With over two decades of experience representing US, EU and Scandinavian multinational clients, he is considered a leader in his field and an “international authority” on corporate taxation.

Who's Who, Legal Market Analysis, Corporate Tax


  • Chief Editor, "Dobbeltbeskatning" (Magnus Informatik A/S)
  • Administrator, Otto and Gerda Bing's Memorial Trust
  • Member, The Danish Bar and Law Society Tax Affairs Committee (skatteudvalg)
  • Member, Confederation of Danish Industry's Tax Panel (skattepanel)
  • Member, Editorial Committee for the Danish Customs and Tax Administration Foreign Countries (Skat Udland)
  • Member, Editorial Committee of Tax Law Publication (Tidsskrift for Skatteret)
  • Member, International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Member, Danish Tax Lawyers (Danmarks Skatteadvokater)
  • Member, Danish Scientific Tax Association (Dansk Skattevidenskabelig Forening)
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Danish Authorities Set To Reduce Fines In Cases With Missing Or Incomplete TP Documentation
    Wolters Kluwer: Global Tax Weekly, issue 234, (4 pages), 2017, Article
  • The Danish approach to transfer pricing
    Transfer Pricing International Journal (Bloomberg BNA), (4 pages), 2014, Article
  • Commentary to the Danish Capital Gains Tax Act
    3. Edition, Djøf Forlag, (831 pages), 2014, Book
  • Transfer Pricing International Journal 2012 – Denmark
    Transfer Pricing International Journal, 2012, Article
  • Beneficial ownership of Danish deemed dividend distributions
    International Tax Review, 2012, Article
  • Danish Tax Authorities Prevail in New Remarkable Benefi cial Ownership Ruling
    Practical European Tax Strategies, 2011, Article
  • New Expatriate Tax Rules Take Effect
    Tax Notes Int., 2011, Article
  • A look at Denmark’s Newly Passed Tax Reform
    Tax Notes Int., 2009, Article
  • Parliament Reviews Bill to Terminate Tax Treaties
    Tax Notes international, 2007, Article
  • Tax Council Rules on Treatment of Foreign Real Estate Income
    Tax Notes International, 2007, Article
  • Denmark Taking Steps to Terminate Tax Treaty With France
    Tax Notes International, 2007, Article
  • Tax Reform Focuses On Interest Limitations, CFC Rules
    Tax Notes Int., 2007, Article
  • Denmark in International Tax Planning
    IBDF (Holland), (368 pages), 2005, Book
  • The Danish Rules on Group Consolidation
    International Tax Notes, 2003, Article
  • 130 Practical aspects of setting up holding companies in Denmark
    European Taxation, 2000, Article
  • Option schemes – taxation under Danish law
    European Counsel, 2000, Article
  • Intra-group Dividends
    European Counsel, (1 pages), 1999, Article
  • Companies taxation & taxation of dividends –holding company and group structures
    International Company and Commercial Law Review, 1999, Article
  • Recent developments in Danish tax law
    ICCLR, 1998, Article
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