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Transfer pricing
Binder Grösswang

Transfer pricing advice at Binder Grösswang is primarily provided by partner Christian Wimpissinger.

One recent example of the work of the firm saw it providing international tax law advice on the general corporate group aspects of the client and on specific compliance aspects. It has also provided advice to a client in the pharmaceuticals industry.

bpv Hügel

Gerald Schachner leads bpv Hügel’s dedicated tax legal team. The firm has more than nine full-time tax lawyers, making it one of the largest tax teams in Austria. It offers full tax service and specialises in high-level national and international corporate tax advice regarding niche cross-border transactions. Schachner, who has more than 18 years of practice in tax law, specialises in international and corporate tax, restructuring and controversy. 

Schachner currently leads the team advising in a TP case for a multinational corporation in reorganising its group structure. The transactions is valued in excess of $100 million. The firm is advising the client in the tax structuring of the whole reorganisation. The complex cross-border case involves coordination between counsel in Canada, the UK, the UAE, Iran, Austria and other jurisdictions because of where the shareholders are based. The transaction includes debt and equity instruments, and stock lending, which are analysed from a tax angle.

The team unfortunately lost senior tax partner Hanns Hügel in 2017. However, it continues to grow with new multinational clients, such as Cargo-partner Group, supernova Group and more.

Deloitte Audit

Gabriele Holzinger leads the transfer pricing team at Deloitte, which is staffed by two partners and one director. In addition to the access it has to the firm’s expansive international network, the office itself includes staff from Austria, Russia, Italy, and Spain.

One recent example of the team’s work saw it advising on the design of a business model and BEPS-compliant transfer pricing concept for a global leasing company headquartered in Austria. It also worked with another client, an Austria-based multinational, on the implementation of a transfer pricing model for the group.

Ernst & Young

The EMEIA Tax Center at EY is organised as a supranational entity covering the entire Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region, with its Intercompany Effectiveness and operational transfer pricing practice serving clients’ needs across all jurisdictions.

 

Led by Oslo-based partner Sveinung Baumann-Larsen, it brings together multi-disciplinary experience and resources focused on IT, accounting, and tax from the entire region in its work. This work covers some of the leading global companies in their respective fields and includes those involved in retail and consumer products, energy and pharmaceuticals, to name but a few.

ICON

Martin Hummer leads the transfer pricing practice team at ICON, which includes three certified transfer pricing managers. 

Among its recent work, the firm has advised clients in the construction, manufacturing and engineering sectors on a range of matters in the transfer pricing space.

TPA Steuerberatung

The transfer pricing practice at TPA Steuerberatung includes operates on a regional basis across central and south-eastern Europe. It provides advice for clients in the real estate industry in particular and specialises in shareholder financing, the post-M&A integration of transfer pricing systems and the specific transactions in the asset management industry.

Recent work has seen the team acting for clients from the banking, real estate and manufacturing sectors on a range of different transfer pricing matters.