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Alder & Sound

Alder & Sound is a Finnish firm that specialises in financial and legal services. The transfer pricing team is led by Henri Becker who specialises in transfer pricing, compliance and planning engagements.

Over the last year the firm has been involved in a number of restructuring projects and acted as lead consultant in transfer pricing compliance for a high-value company. 

This year the firm hired associate Henri Lyyski, a former senior tax advisor at KPMG. The firm also hired junior associate Richard Engstrand in 2017. The firm lost two senior associates in the last year, Sampo Viding and Lauri Saukkonen.

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird's Finnish office provides a full range of tax services to domestic and international clients. Peter Kjellberg joined the firm last year and has brought with him a wealth of experience in transfer pricing gained from his former position at the Finnish Tax Administration.

The firm has been active in transfer pricing over the last year. The team has assisted in creating documentation for clients and advised on warranties and indemnities insurance projects involving transfer pricing.

The firm hired tax specialist Kjellberg in 2017 who was formerly a tax specialist for the Finnish Tax Administration. Associate Marianna Santamala joined the team in 2018. Associates Anna Shumskaya and Mikko Laapas left the firm in 2017.

Borenius

Borenius is a highly-regarded firm for tax and transfer pricing matters. The team provides a full spectrum of support in tax matters.

Partners Janne Juusela, Einari Karhu and senior associate Sampo Viding are currently involved in an ongoing transfer pricing litigation. The team is supporting Nokian Renkaat Corporations against the tax authorities who have challenged the companies’ transfer pricing system. It is a high-value landmark case in Finland and involved tax issues as well as transfer pricing contention.

The firm has made many hires over the last year. Former Alder & Sound senior associate Sampo Viding joined the firm in 2017. He is a transfer pricing specialist and advises clients in transfer pricing related audits and tax litigation. In 2018 the firm hired senior associate Anna Tallgren and associates Jussi Vienonen, Esa-Pekka Saari and Max Malinen.

Senior associates Jonna Yli-Äyhö and Markku Renko left the firm in 2017. Specialist partner Mikko Alakare left the firm earlier this year.

EY

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.

KPMG

KPMG is one of the leading tax and transfer pricing firms in Finland. Senior tax manager Tero Lehmusvaara is a transfer pricing and international corporate tax specialist. 

The firm supports companies in transfer pricing audits and deals with contentious transfer pricing matters.

Roschier

Roschier is a full-service Nordic firm that is highly regarded in tax and transfer pricing. The firm handles many disputes and audits related to transfer pricing. 

Partner Mika Ohtonen is head of Roschier's tax and structuring practice. He works on transfer pricing disputes and has supported multinational corporate companies in transfer pricing-related audits. Helsinki-based senior advisor Merja Raunio is a leading transfer pricing specialist and has been involved in disputes and audits over the last year.

Former Hannes Snellman head of tax and structuring Ossi Haapaniemi joined the firm in 2017 and senior advisor Merja Raunio joined in the same year. Senior associate Ritva Aalto left the firm in February and moved to Dittmar & Indrenius, and senior associate Linda Simonsen left the firm in March of this year.