CUSTAX & LEGAL,
is a French law firm of tax and customs experts with both its own European network and international clients.
The firm senior and managing partner is Bertrand RAGER.?Fully qualified chartered accountant with a background in economics and geopolitics Bertrand RAGER is also a lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in advising international companies to optimize their tax (direct and indirect) and customs costs. Custax & Legal assists in drafting and setting up compliant organizations and procedures notably with regard to export control, both in a competitive and changing economic and legal context and in sensitive technological and geo-political environments.
Bertrand RAGER has notably worked with Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen and with DELPHI Automotive Systems being responsible for VAT & Customs.
Due to the technicality of the subject which requires (notably for export control & customs) the use of expert consultants who, in some countries, are not necessarily lawyers, CUSTAX & LEGAL operates essentially through its world-wide network of Foreign Trade experts. Bertrand has for many years been a member of the German AWR and of the UK CPG. Bertrand has been appointed and acting for years now as Foreign Trade advisor to the French Authorities.
Bertrand also teaches in Business & Engineers schools and is a regular speaker on Global Trade international occasions