Dr. Niklas J.R.M. Schmidt, TEP CBP

WOLF THEISS Attorneys at Law, Vienna/AUSTRIA

Niklas is a partner at the firm, specialising in tax and private client work. His publications include three books on Austrian tax, as well as numerous articles in Austrian and international tax journals. In addition, he is the author of the German language introductory book "Kryptowährungen und Blockchains" (2019) and a co-editor of "Taxation of Crypto Assets" (2020), which covers the taxation of crypto assets in about 40 countries over nearly 800 pages. Niklas has been named one of Austria's top ten tax lawyers by an Austrian magazine and is ranked in band #1 by Chambers, Legal500 and other renowned directories. He has worked for several years at a "Big Four" accounting firm and has held the post of research assistant in the department of tax law of the University of Vienna.