Carsten Pals

Senior Counsel

About Carsten Pals

Right of audience, The Danish Supreme Court 1991
Admission to practice law 1985
Master of Laws 1981


Carsten Pals specialises primarily in the taxation issues arising on the purchase or sale of businesses, corporate and shareholder taxation, international taxation and incentive schemes.

In addition, Carsten advises a number of largely foreign banks and financial undertakings on the taxation of financial products and securities lending.

Carsten assists, moreover, the financial sector with respect to the taxation of pensions. He has been involved in the preparatory work leading to the implementation of amended Danish pension taxation rules, which grant foreign pension providers expanded opportunities to offer pension schemes in Denmark.

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  • Board member, Becton Dickinson A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Titan Invest A/S
  • Board member, Kirstein A/S
  • Board member, Kirstein Holding A/S
  • Board member, Kirstein Agg. Holding A/S
  • Board of directors (chairman), Fritrade SE
  • Board member, Morgan Stanley Equity Finance (Denmark) ApS
  • Board member, Rebellion A/S
  • Member, Danish Scientific Tax Association (Dansk Skattevidenskabelig Forening)
  • Member, Danish Tax Lawyers (Danmarks Skatteadvokater)


  • Property Owners Entitled to Tax Refunds, Supreme Court Rules
    Tax Notes Int., 2011, Article
  • Denmark Amends Taxation of Investment Funds
    Tax Notes Int., 2005, Article
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