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Switzerland

Sarah Dahinden

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Senior manager, tax services practice

PwC

Zürich

+41 58 792 44 25

sarah.dahinden@ch.pwc.com

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Sarah Dahinden is a senior manager at PwC in Switzerland's tax services practice. As a lawyer, she regularly and successfully assists clients in tax litigation cases.

After passing the law and the attorney-at-law degree, Sarah wrote her thesis in international tax law, concerning tax sheltering of foreign companies. Subsequently, she passed the exam for certified tax experts.

Before joining PwC in 2007, Sarah worked at a district court, at the University of Zurich (dealing with tax law), at two of the bigger law firms in Zurich and in the legal department of the tax authority of the canton of Zurich.

Sarah renders services in different tax fields, usually with a clear focus on legal procedures and tax litigation in the corporate tax field. Sarah is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). She is fluent in English.

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Benjamin Koch

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Leader, transfer pricing and value chain transformation

PwC

Zurich

+41 58 792 43 34

benjamin.koch@ch.pwc.com

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Benjamin Koch leads the transfer pricing and value chain transformation practice of PwC Switzerland.

Before joining PwC, Benjamin gained diversified international management experience in finance as controller and CFO of companies in the pharmaceutical research and development and pharmaceutical distribution industry, the telecommunications sector, and the construction industry. He also gained international experience as a senior consultant for mergers, acquisitions, and equity finance.

Benjamin's experience includes advising multinational enterprises on the structuring of global manufacturing and distribution, development of global core documentation, migration of intangible property, establishing global trademark royalty schemes and the development of service fee concepts. Benjamin has successfully implemented various value chain/business model transformation projects including post-merger integration.

Benjamin also has substantial experience assisting companies in preventing tax audits and managing international tax controversies through the proactive use of advance pricing agreements (APAs), tax rulings and mutual agreement procedures (MAPs). Benjamin is PwC's Swiss territory leader for tax controversy and dispute resolution.

In his capacity as an experienced transfer pricing partner, he is representing PwC Switzerland in the technical working groups of the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III.

Benjamin holds an MBA from the University of Rochester and is fluent in German and English.

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Deloitte

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Swiss VAT

Sarah Dahinden

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Walder Wyss

Jean-Blaise Eckert

Lenz & Staehelin

Pierre Gillioz

Gillioz Dorsaz & Associés

Pierre-Marie Glauser

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Marco Greter

Altorfer Duss & Beilstein

Andreas Helbing

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Jackie Hess

Deloitte

Niklaus Honauer

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Hans-Andrée Koch

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Ferdinando Mercuri

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Xavier Oberson

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Raoul Stocker

Deloitte

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