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  • Israeli Deutsche Bank CEO trapped in tax probe

    February 10, 2017

    Boaz Aharon Schwartz, the CEO of Deutsche Bank’s local subsidiary in Israel, has been arrested on suspicion of tax and VAT offenses that involves more than ILS 550 million ($147 million) worth of illegal transactions.

  • EU Advocate General: UK and Gibraltar ‘one entity’ for tax issues

    February 01, 2017

    Companies could continue to face a double tax charge after an Opinion from a European Court of Justice (ECJ) advocate general said that the UK and Gibraltar should be treated as a single entity for tax purposes in the high-profile Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Commission case.

  • Germany takes aim at banks over dividend tax loopholes

    January 31, 2017

    Financial institutions may be subject to huge tax bills as a result of a global bank’s upcoming court case concerning dividend stripping and the pending decision of Germany’s states to reclaim revenues lost from similar tax practices.

  • European Tax Awards 2017: Final week for submissions

    January 30, 2017

    Companies and firms have one week left to enter for the European Tax Awards 2017.

  • The evolution of CARF jurisprudence in cases of goodwill

    January 27, 2017

    Ana Paula S Lui Barreto of law firm Mattos Filho discusses how future disputes will be affected by the new way Brazilian courts determine cases concerning the tax depreciation of financial goodwill when privatising a business.

  • EC delves deeper into Engie’s tax affairs

    January 10, 2017

    French electric utility company GDF Suez group (now Engie) could face a tax bill of around €300 million ($318 million) if the European Commission upholds its preliminary decision that the company received illegal state aid benefits from Luxembourg via tax rulings that go as far back as 2008.

  • No more secret tax rulings in the EU?

    January 10, 2017

    The European Union’s new transparency rules for tax rulings have entered into force, but will it really be the end of secret or controversial tax rulings?

  • The Asia Tax Awards 2017: Enter your firm now

    January 06, 2017

    Companies, firms and individuals in 18 jurisdictions are eligible to compete for the Asia Tax Awards 2017.

  • New controversies related to the ICMS advanced payment system

    November 30, 2016

    The Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) has ruled in favour of taxpayers regarding the refund of the ICMS (state VAT) in the advanced payment system. But the ruling has created more controversies.

  • Autumn Statement: UK to continue with tax commitments

    November 23, 2016

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond intends to make the UK “match-fit” for a post-Brexit Britain, which includes continuing with previously announced tax measures, boostingg innovation and infrastructure, and abolishing the system of two budget events each year.

  • Four foreign companies avoided Australian tax, High Court rules

    November 18, 2016

    Four foreign companies will have to pay back millions in avoided taxes after losing a dispute over their tax residency statuses in the Australian High Court.

  • India’s Supreme Court rules entry taxes to be constitutional

    November 18, 2016

    Businesses operating across India have been dealt a blow, after the Supreme Court ruled that entry taxes imposed by state governments on cross-border goods from other states are constitutional.

  • Ireland formally appeals EC decision in Apple

    November 09, 2016

    Ireland has submitted a formal appeal against the decision by the European Commission’s (EC’s) decision in Apple.

  • EU Council agrees on criteria to establish tax blacklist

    November 08, 2016

    The EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) has agreed on measures to help establish a tax blacklist of uncooperative jurisdictions.

  • UBS granted rare party status in tax investigation

    November 08, 2016

    Switzerland’s Federal Tax Administration (FTA) will not appeal against a court decision which granted “party rights” to UBS, allowing the financial services company to inspect files and receive information from the Swiss tax authority about an investigation that is being carried out by French tax authorities.

  • Why is the Brazilian CARF ruling against taxpayers more often?

    November 08, 2016

    Alessandra Gomensoro of Mattos Filho discusses the increase in cases being judged against taxpayers at the Brazilian Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (CARF), its root causes, and solutions for taxpayers.

  • World Tax guide to the best tax advisers launched

    November 03, 2016

    World Tax 2017, International Tax Review's guide to the leading tax advisory practices around the world, including law and accountancy firms, is live and free to view now.

  • Modernising MAP – BEPS Action 14 to improve dispute resolution

    November 02, 2016

    Following approval by all members of the BEPS inclusive framework, the OECD has publicly released the substance and process for the peer review of BEPS Action 14.

  • Canadian government appoints judge to tax court

    October 28, 2016

    Bruce Russell QC was appointed as a judge of the Tax Court of Canada on October 20.

  • VAT omitted from Finland’s banking services to corporates

    October 28, 2016

    Businesses receiving investment banking services in Finland for the sale or purchase of shares should not pay VAT on such services, according to a recent court ruling that also allows companies to reclaim several years of paid indirect taxes.

  • IKEA Handel og Eiendom loses Supreme Court of Norway tax case

    October 26, 2016

    IKEA has lost an important tax battle that could have implications for other multinationals deducting interest on inter-company debt.

  • European Commission state aid investigations: A timeline of events

    October 17, 2016

    International Tax Review looks at the European Commission's latest developments and where it all started for some of the biggest investigations on tax rulings between EU member states and MNES.

  • The top US tax controversies in 2016

    October 07, 2016

    There have been a number of significant developments in the area of US tax controversies during 2016. Fenwick & West highlight some of the top US tax cases from this year, including several large § 482 transfer pricing cases that could provide helpful insight for taxpayers who may be facing similar significant transfer pricing adjustments.

  • Americas Tax and Transfer Pricing Awards 2016

    October 03, 2016

    McDermott Will & Emery, the winner of the Americas Tax Firm of the Year, has shown the greatest strength in depth on both continents. The firm was honoured at the Americas Tax Awards in New York on September 15 2016. Deloitte were honoured as Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year.

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