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Stef van Weeghel

Global Tax Policy Leader
PwC

Amsterdam
+31 (0)88 792 6763
stef.van.weeghel@pwc.com
www.pwc.nl

Prof. Dr. Stef van Weeghel is PwC's Global Tax Policy leader. He is also professor of international tax law at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining PwC Stef was partner at law firms Linklaters (2007-2009) and Stibbe (1987-2007) where his roles included membership of the Executive Committee, head of tax practice and resident partner in the New York office.

He was chair of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and is chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD).

Stef's focus is on tax policy, strategic tax advice and tax controversy. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions, structuring and dispute resolution. He regularly renders advice and second opinions to clients and to other advisers, on corporate income tax and tax treaty matters and is also consulted by the Dutch government on a regular basis. He acts as counsel and as expert witness in tax matters (for taxpayers and for governments) before Dutch and foreign courts and in arbitration pursuant to bilateral investment treaties and in commercial arbitration.

In 2009/2010 he chaired the Study Group Tax System, a committee that advised the Dutch government on comprehensive tax reform. In 2000 he was a member of the Van Rooy-Committee that advised the Dutch government on corporate income tax reform. Prior thereto he was member of a working group at the Dutch Ministry of Finance that worked on revision of the Dutch ruling practice. He also worked on the review of administrative practices in taxation for the European Commission. On various occassions he appeared as expert before the Finance Committees of the Second and First Chamber of the Dutch Parliament and he also appeared before the TAXE-Committee and the PANA-Committee of the European Parliament.

Stef is a frequent speaker at international conferences and authored more than 100 publications on international taxation.


Edwin Visser

Partner / Tax Policy Leader EMEA / Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution leader EMEA
PwC

Amsterdam
+31 622943876
edwin.visser@pwc.com
www.pwc.com

Biography

Edwin's practice includes representing PwC in tax policy matters (e.g. with the EU institutions), boardroom consulting, strategic tax advice, tax controversy, tax administration consulting. He is the co-lead of a global PwC team of around 20 former competent authorities and other specialists in mutual agreement procedures and arbitration.

Practice areas

Policy design, Technology, Dispute resolution, Controversy management

Sector specialisations

Government and public policy

Academic qualifications

Tilburg University (1995)


Eric Vroemen

Partner
PwC

Rotterdam
+31 (0)887925038
eric.vroemen@pwc.com

Languages: Dutch, English

Biography

Eric is a Partner in our Tax practice in Rotterdam with over 25 years of relevant experience. Since 1999, Eric has focused on Transfer Pricing and business restructurings, and was involved in planning and controversy management for a large number of well-known and complex multinationals.

Recent matter highlights

  • From 1989 until 1996, prior to joining PwC, Eric worked with the Dutch Tax Authorities as a State Auditor. After that he worked with Deloitte in the Netherlands. In 2001, Eric was seconded to New York, and from 2003 until 2006 he was located in Chicago as the managing partner of the Dutch Desk.
  • He is a frequent speaker on Transfer Pricing and a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam as well as for the Dutch Order of Tax Advisors.

Practice areas

Transfer pricing, wide variety of industries, including oil and gas.

Sector specialisations

Industrials, Oil and gas

Academic qualifications

Eric studied fiscal economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.


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