Today's business world is teeming with pressures. The need for innovation and growth to stay competitive. Increased cross border activity. Heightened regulation. Not to mention the challenging tax environment. Complex tax rules. More tax transparency. Authorities acting on mandates to protect the tax base. A backdrop of media attention. 

Representative experience

Advising 3M on the tax aspects of its US$1bn acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore International, Inc.

Advising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on a global joint venture between Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery, Inc. and Siemens.

Advising Kodak Pension Plan on the US$650m acquisition of the Rockford and Walden businesses from the Kodak Group.

Advising Euler Hermes (Allianz Group) on its international joint venture with Spain's leading insurance group, Mapfre.

Advising SABMiller on the A$11.5bn acquisition of Fosters and its US$1.9bn strategic alliance with Anadolou Efes.

Advised Orbital Sciences Corporation on agreement to combine with Alliant Techsystems Inc.’s Aerospace and Defense (A&D) businesses to create Orbital ATK, Inc.

Advising Liberty Global on the disposal of its international content division, Chellomedia, to AMC Networks Inc. for US$1bn.

Advising Daimler on their purchase (as part of a consortium alongside Audi and BMW) of Here, Nokia's digital mapping services business, for £2bn.

Advising Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in the structuring of its worldwide film, television, and video distribution networks.

Advising GE on the US$23bn sale of its global real estate equity and debt portfolio business to Blackstone Group and Wells Fargo & Co.

Advising ExxonMobil on reorganization of the international holdings structure of the ExxonMobil Group, involving Spanish, U.S., and Luxembourg companies with an aggregate market value of €47bn.

Advised Brown-Forman Corporation on the restructuring of their ownership of Finlandia Vodka Worldwide Ltd. following its acquisition from Altia Corporation of Finland.

Advising Chubb on tax issues relating to the redomestication of its European operating company from Belgium to the UK.

Advising Argent and related companies consortium on their successful (and first) bid for a £4bn iconic redevelopment project in the UK – Brent Cross South.

Advising TSB Bank on their acquisition of £3.3bn of former Northern Rock mortgages and loans from Cerberus Capital Management group.

Blog Post

An interesting development as regards VAT deduction rights on shareholding acquisitions

The European Court of Justice (the "Court") ruled already in the past (see for instance Larentia-Minerva and Marenave cases: C-108/14 and C-109/14) that deduction rights were to be given to ...

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Our international service and experience in the gaming industry

How we can help you to face challenges in the gaming industry worldwide. This brochure shows recent developments in selected countries as well as services and our expertise in the gaming...

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Published Works

Bill of rights is key to Davis tax proposal Business Law & Tax Review

The Davis tax committee released in March its closing report on the work completed over almost five years. The committee was advisory in nature and has only made recommendations to the...

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Our commitment to capacity building in Africa

Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm with offices and business across all major markets, including in a large number of emerging and developing countries. Africa is a key continent...

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SARS gets a bigger bite - aggressive tax planners beware Without Prejudice

Taxpayers will always seek to mitigate their tax liability, while the South African Revenue Service (SARS) endeavours to extract the maximum amount of tax. This uneasy relationship between...

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Hong Kong enacts BEPS compliant transfer pricing legislation

On 13 July 2018, Hong Kong enacted detailed transfer pricing legislation through the gazettal of the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 6) Ordinance 2018 ("the Amendment Ordinance").

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