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  • Taking on the big five’s new world order

    International Tax Review brings you the results of its third Latin America survey. In a year that has brought a bewildering series of tax reforms, big five advisers are still convinced that they should be treating Latin America as a single region. But try telling that to the local firms. Rufus Jones reports


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  • Taking on the big five’s new world order

    International Tax Review brings you the results of its third Latin America survey. In a year that has brought a bewildering series of tax reforms, big five advisers are still convinced that they should be treating Latin America as a single region. But try telling that to the local firms. Rufus Jones reports

  • Dutch Reforms

    Dutch set for taxation by boxes

  • Stock Options - India clears the way for stock options

    Stock option schemes have traditionally caused tax problems in India, but the 1999 Finance Act has clarified the situation. Mohan Monteiro and Keyur Shah of Arthur Andersen in Mumbai explain how multinationals can benefit and examine a worrying ruling

  • US rises from summer veto problems

    After a disappointing summer which ended with Clinton's veto of the tax bill, the US has had a busy autumn.Hal Hicks, Dave Benson and Margaret O'Connor of Ernst & Young in Washington DC explain the latest developments from the treasury, the IRS and the tax courts

  • Supply chains create Latin value

    The use of entrepreneur and principal structures is becoming more popular in Latin America, but multinationals must watch out for the potential pitfalls.

  • How business stands up to the OECD

    The policy making processes of the OECD committee of fiscal affairs can seem like a secretive world.


News Analysis

  • Time runs out for EU tax package

    The debate over Mario Monti's tax package has been raging for months

  • Boesebeck partners join Bruckhaus

    Four partners from the Munich office of German law firm Boesebeck Droste are to open a new office for Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Lober in the city, on January 1 2000. In doing so, they will miss out on Bosebeck's recently-announced merger with UK firm Lovell White Durrant.

  • Breuninger swaps Oppenhoff for Cleary

    Gottfreid Breuninger, tax partner at Oppenhoff & Rädler in Munich, is to join the Frankfurt office of US-based firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in March.

  • KPMG swoops for Chevez, Ruiz

    KPMG has stunned the Mexican tax advice market by signing a cooperation agreement with tax firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cia.

  • Ernst & Young seals alliance with tax lawyers

    Ernst & Young in the US has financed the launch of a new Washington DC law firm, creating the first direct link between one of the big five and a US law firm. McKee Nelson Ernst & Young was established on November 2 1999 and will operate as an independent affiliate within the Ernst & Young global network.

  • Baker & McKenzie offsets Chinese loss with Spanish gain

    China tax specialist Michael Moser has moved from Baker & McKenzie to Freshfields. Moser, who was managing partner of Baker & McKenzie's China practice in Beijing, will move to the Freshfields office in Hong Kong.

  • Davis Polk advises Bamboo

    The American internet photography company Interactive Pictures (IPIX) has merged with the website Bamboo.com in a $900 million deal

  • Ashursts advises Deutsche

    The European telecommunications group Unisource has sold its French subsiduary SIRIS to Deutsche Telekom for £450 million.

  • Allianz consults Sullivan & Cromwell

    The German insurance group Allianz will pay $3.3 billion to acquire majority ownership of PIMCO, one of the largest investment management companies in America.

  • Ashursts advises Virgin on cinema sell-off

    The Virgin Entertainment Group has sold its cinema chain, Virgin Cinema Holdings, to the French company UGC for £215 million ($344 million).

  • Ernst & Young advises in NFC move

    The UK logistics and removal company NFC is selling its moving services business to the US investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The firm will combine the business, which relocates 40,000 households every year, with its North American Van Lines company for $450 million in cash and stock.

  • Freshfields acts in brewery takeover

    Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries of the UK has launched a £253 million ($405 million) takeover of its rival, Mansfield Brewery.

  • National Power looks to Linklaters

    The British energy group National Power has sold off two of its power stations for a combined value of £1 billion ($1.6 billion).The move comes as the group announced plans to demerge its British and international operations.

  • Baker & McKenzie acts for Apax

    Apax & Partners, the international private equity group, has bought BTR Paper Technology from engineering company Invensys for $810 million

  • Saul, Ewing advises LC

    Comcast, the third-largest US cable operator, is merging with television operator Lenfest Communications (LCI) for $6.9 billion. Comcast will give 116 million shares of class A special common stock to LCI shareholders, and will take on $1.5 billion of LCI debt.


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Ebay and Netflix pay total UK tax of less than £1.9m - How long until HMRC investigate their TP practices? https://t.co/VPPsT3aGMZ via @FT

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