Dr. Götz Weitbrecht

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Specialist Lawyer for Tax Law
Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brüsseler Straße 1-3
60327 Frankfurt a.M.
Fax: +49 69 366002-450
Phone: +49 69 366002-177

Professional Education

  • Specialization in Tax Law
  • Ph.D. at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • Law Studies & Bar Examination at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg and at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Previous professional positions

  • Head of Tax for Germany and Continental Europe at Deutsche Bank AG
  • Global Head of Tax at HypoVereinsbank
  • Attorney at law firm Bappert, Witz & Selbherr

Key Areas of Expertise

  • National and International tax law
  • Corporate tax law
  • Taxation of the Financial Industry

Key industries/Sectors

  • Taxation of Banks, Trade Corporations and Industrial Corporations

Selected Publications

  • “Tax Issues of the FinTech Industry”, Strascheg Center at LMU München, 2018
  • “Taxation of Foreign Branches”, Association of Foreign Banks, 2017
  • “Judgement of the Hesse Tax Court on CumEx Trades”, RdF 2017, 59
  • “Tax Compliance Systems and Withholding Taxes”, Association of Foreign Banks, 2016
  • „Recent Developments in the Taxation of Foreign Branches / AOA Aproach" in FS for Haarmann, 2015


  • Member of the Finance & Tax Committee of the German Chamber of Industry- and Commerce (DIHK) (since 2014)
  • Chairman of the Tax Committee of the Association of German Banks (until 2014)
  • Chairman of the Tax Committee of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Frankfurt (since 2003)