GLOBAL TAX CONTROVERSY
The Next Generation
Tax litigation, arbitrage and mediation
The Global Tax Controversy (GTC) team is a leading platform for sharing knowledge and experience in the area of international tax litigation and mediation. Given the major changes resulting from the tax debate between governments and corporates as reflected in the final reports of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) plan, the risk of controversy is at its highest.
The GTC team listed under ‘Specialists’ can be contacted directly in case multinationals require
a more structured approach to global tax risk management
a regional or global team to defend their case
a specific need for a tax litigation, arbitration or mediation specialist with a focus on a certain territory or industry.
The Global Tax Controversy (GTC) team offers you an extensive list of senior tax litigators, arbitrators and mediators, who are not only specialized in intricacies of international tax, but are fully up to date on all recent developments in the global tax arena. Their global reach brings to multinationals a ‘safe haven’ of specialists, all renowned in their area of expertise.
By taking the global value chain of a multinational as the starting point, all of these tax litigators, arbitrators and mediators are able to bridge differing views between taxpayers and tax authorities. In the exceptional cases where parties cannot resolve their disputes and miscommunications, the GTC team is experienced to represent taxpayers in courts OR to support taxpayers in mediation and arbitration of internationals tax matters.
The extensive set of tools and practices promoted by the GTC team includes, for example: applying for an APA, managing a MAP process, dealing with local formalities on tax litigation proceedings, arranging supporting expertise like valuation and other economic analytics, running the actual court cases, dealing with international institutions like UN, OECD and EU Commission etc.