István Falcsik joined RSM Hungary in 2016, as the head of customs, excise and product tax advisory services. He obtained half of his more than 20 years of professional experience in public administration and the other half in the business sector.
Between 2012 and 2016 he was in charge of a group of special indirect taxes (customs, excise, environmental product tax, energy tax, public health product tax (NETA)) at a Big4 firm. He has a great deal of experience in advisory services on customs and excise duties, in the management of customs and excise follow up audits and in consultations with administrative authorities. As a lawyer, he provides legal representation services in a number of major administrative lawsuits concerning taxes and customs. Prior to practicing as a lawyer he worked in various fields of the customs and finance guard for years, then became the head of the customs, investigation agency focusing on the investigation of financial and economic crimes. He is a prominent member of professional organisations of companies providing customs and excise services, he has presented at technical conferences and regularly comments on changes in the legal regulations on customs and excise.
In addition to the tax advisory services, as a lawyer with experience in the criminal law, he has practiced in the criminal law for businesses and has been providing advisory services and legal representation services concerning the liability of executive officers in business.
We give advice in the areas of general corporate law, civil law, labour law, contracts, financial law, real estate law, competition law and represent clients in contractual negotiations, in front of authorities as well as civil law litigation, tax and economic criminal law proceedings.
We are proud that we efficiently support not only companies but also private person clients in the management of their family businesses, generation changes, inheritance and marital property law.
Our industry specific knowledge, with which wish to differentiate us from our competitors, is a result of the specialization that we expect from our employees and the activities we perform in specific areas.
The key areas of specialization of our lawyers are M&A (mergers and acquisitions),mining and the hydrocarbon industry, employee benefit schemes, tax litigations, bank and leasing transactions and real estate investments.