Dr. Marco Ottenwälder

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Marco has many years of experience in international and national tax law (inbound and outbound). He is extremely involved in the restructuring of groups of companies and private assets, the Foreign Tax Act, Double Tax Treaties and the taxation of digital business models, also with regard to transfer pricing. He has shared his extensive expertise for many years as a lecturer at various universities. He is a member of the board and head of the Rhine-Main-Neckar division of the Young IFA Network (YIN), an initiative to promote the network of young tax lawyers acting in cross-border tax law. Internationally, he is also part of the planning board for and speaker at IBA and ABA conferences. Marco is an empathic team player with a great openness to other cultures and new challenges.

  • Venture Capital
    • VC Tax
    • Crypto / Digital Assets
  • Private Clients
    • Family-owned Companies
    • High-Net-Worth Individuals
    • Asset Management
    • Crypto / Digital Assets
    • Art
    • Departure and Residency Taxation
  • Tax
    • Tax Planning / Structuring
    • Transaction Tax Law
    • Corporate Tax Law
    • Succession Tax Planning
    • International Tax Law
    • Tax Litigation
    • Crypto / Digital Assets


  • Joined POELLATH in 2017
  • Graduated as tax advisor 2014, as Diplom-Kaufmann 2007
  • Christian-Karl-Schmidt-Award for teaching skills 2013
  • Lecturer at University of Sofia (Bulgaria, 2009-2013), at University of Bayreuth since 2011 and at University of Bamberg since 2014
  • Senior Manager (authorized signatory) at a German tax law firm (2014-2017)
  • Research assistant at University of Bayreuth (2007-2013; Ph.D. 2014)
  • Studied business economics at University of Bayreuth majoring in taxation and finance (2000-2007)
German, English
“Empathic, pragmatic, to the point!”
“Empathic, pragmatic, to the point!”
Dr. Marco Ottenwälder
Tax Advisor (Germany)