Dave van Moppes

Tuerlinckx Tax Lawyers


Dave advises clients preventively (risk assessment – compliance) on tax issues and assists them with tax disputes and procedures. He defends the interests of private individuals, entrepreneurs and companies in the negotiation of an amicable settlement or during criminal proceedings. Dave has years of experience in tax regularisation, international data exchange and the repatriation of foreign assets.

On the strength of his professional competence and interest in tax criminal law, Dave developed special expertise in anti-money laundering legislation. He is a member of the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and was the first Belgian tax lawyer to obtain the globally recognised Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification.

In addition, Dave has particular expertise in crypto compliance.  He co-authored the book "Cryptomonnaies cryptiques taxes".  He combines his expertise in anti-money laundering, tax regularisation and taxation when assisting clients who realise income and capital gains from crypto investments and convert them into fiat money.

In this framework Dave obtained in 2023 the Certified Cryptoasset AFC Specialist Certification (ACAMS), providing the expertise necessary to manage the risk of, and comply with regulations related to, financial crime in the context of the crypto sector.

Dave is also familiar with Belgian and European privacy legislation and obtained the Data Protection Officer certificate from the Data Protection Institute.

Tuerlinckx Tax Lawyers and Dave provide  in-house anti-money laundering training and workshops for financial institutions, notaries, lawyers, accountants and tax consultants, bookkeepers, tax consultants, asset advisors, etc.

He publishes frequently and is often invited as a keynote speaker for seminars on anti-money laundering legislation, regularisation and repatriation of foreign assets and crypto currencies.

Lawyer Dave van Moppes holds a Master’s degree in Law (KUL, 2005) which he supplemented with a Master-after-Master’s degree in Corporate Law (KUL-Brussels, 2006), and a Graduate degree in Fiscal Sciences (EHSAL-FHS 2008).

He has been a member of the Antwerp Bar since 2006 and specialises in the TAXand CRIMINAL aspects of taxation.

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