Department profile submitted by Baker McKenzie
With a team of eight lawyers and one partner we provide sophisticated international tax planning for major corporations, including tax optimization in connection with inbound and outbound investment. We also provide elaborate and innovative domestic tax planning, tax planning for mergers and acquisitions as well as pre spin-off and post-acquisition restructuring.
Our clients benefit from our expertise in transfer pricing services, including advice on transfer pricing compliance, assistance in preparation and filing of transfer pricing documentation, legal support during transfer pricing audits. We develop comprehensive and operational transfer pricing models fit for client's business needs.
We represent clients in tax disputes with revenue authorities by strategically employing a wide variety of administrative dispute resolution techniques and, when necessary, by advocating our client’s position in court litigation.
We provide customs advice and planning with respect to compliance, origin regulations, export controls and licensing. We represent clients in tax and litigation arising from customs matters, as well as frequently advise clients on fringe benefits taxes, retirement plan taxes, employee share options plans and related matters.
Through our Global Wealth Management Group, we provide domestic and international tax succession, regulatory, compliance and related services to private banks, trustees, wealth management professionals and the families they and we serve.