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TP News (Transfer Pricing News) is a leading online portal covering real-time news, updates, and analysis on transfer pricing, base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), and international tax-related issues for MNEs, tax professionals, tax lawyers, accountants, international tax law firms, CFOs, tax directors, revenue officials, and students of international tax law.

TP News is currently run by international tax experts who have years of experience in reporting transfer pricing, BEPS, and international tax issues.

TP News is presently edited by Alex Hunter, who oversees and updates the publication. Alex is reachable on Linkedin.

TP News has built a worldwide network of leading tax professionals who write original, thought-provoking articles on global transfer pricing and international tax-related developments for us. Below are their details.

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TP News Authors

Abisola Agboola

 

Abisola Agboola

Abisola Agboola is Assistant Manager, Transfer Pricing, at Andersen Tax, Nigeria.

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Alex Hunter

Alex Hunter is editor at TP News. He oversees and updates the publication and also  regularly writes news stories about transfer pricing and international tax law. Alex is reachable on email (editor@transferpricingnews.com) and by phone (+447808558597). You may also connect with Alex on Linkedin.

South Africa’s 2018 Budget: Unpacking International Tax Measures

 

Ahmed Jooma 

Ahmed Jooma is an independent tax, legal, and public policy consultant. He previously was head of the financial services sector at the South African Revenue Service, a Chief Director at the South African Treasury’s Tax and Financial Sector Policy Division, a senior manager at KPMG Tax Services, and Head of WTS South Africa. He may be contacted by email at aajooma@lantic.net.

Transfer Pricing Regulations Revised in Nigeria: Some Highlights

 

Amaka Samuel Onyeani

Amaka Samuel Onyeani is Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing, at Andersen Tax, Nigeria.

Italy Enacts New Web Tax, Revises PE definition

 

Aurelio Massimiano

Aurelio Massimiano is Partner at Maisto e Associati, Milan, Italy.

New wave of transfer pricing audits for Belgian taxpayers in February 2018

 

Bram Markey

Bram Markey is Director, Transfer Pricing at PwC Belgium. He can be reached at bram.markey@pwc.com or +32 9 268 83 48.

No Indian Permanent Establishment for Nokia, But Concerns Remain

 

Daksha Baxi

Daksha Baxi is Head of International Taxation at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Daksha has been recognized as a leading tax professional in India by International Tax Review Leading Women in Tax, Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, Asia Leading Lawyers, and Whos’s Who Legal. She has over 30 years of experience in International Taxation. She has advised clients on all aspects of taxation, including structuring of cross border mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and reorganisations as well as spin off of businesses to unlock valuation, availing tax treaty benefits to contesting invocation of anti-avoidance rules and characterisation of income. 

How Will Brazil’s OECD Membership Affect Its Transfer Pricing Regime?

 

Debora De Souza Correa Talutto

Debora De Souza Correa Talutto is the Group Transfer Pricing Manager at Temenos Banking Software Co., and was previously a tax consultant at Deloitte Brazil. Talutto is a Professor of the transfer pricing concentration at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Graduate International Taxation Program. Talutto is the author of the Cost Sharing Arrangements Chapter of Practical Guide to US Transfer Pricing, the Brazilian Chapter in the Lexis Nexis publication Foreign Tax and Trade Briefs, the Brazilian Chapter of Lexis Nexis’ Guide to FATCA Compliance, the Brazilian Chapter for the Lexis Nexis Anti Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture, and Recovery publication. Talutto holds a LL.M in International Tax from University of Florida, a MBA, a post-graduate degree in Brazilian taxation, and a J.D. (Brazil). She is pursuing her Doctorate in Juridical Science (S.J.D) in International Taxation at University of Florida. She tweets @TaluttoCorrea

On May 14, 2018, Italy’s Ministry of Economy and Finance issued a Decree, which lays down new transfer pricing guidelines in compliance with the provisions set forth in article 110 (7) of the Income Tax Code.

 

Diletta Fuxa

Diletta Fuxa is a Senior Manager at Studio Associato Servizi Professionali Integrati, Member of Fieldfisher. She is Chartered Accountant and Certified Auditor (Italy), ACA and specialises in Transfer Pricing.

Edland Graci

 

Edland Graci

Edland Graci is Transfer Pricing Senior Associate at PwC, Spain. You may also connect with Edland on Linkedin.

Transfer Pricing Regulation in Albania and Recent Developments

 

Erinda Xhaferraj

Erinda Xhaferraj is Tax Manager at PwC, Albania. She can be reached at erinda.xhaferraj@pwc.com.

Eyal Bar-Zvi

 

Eyal Bar-Zvi

Eyal Bar-Zvi is Partner and Head of Transfer Pricing at Herzog Fox & Neeman (HFN). HFN is the only law firm in Israel offering full transfer pricing services, including planning, defending, negotiating with the Israel Tax Authority and litigating transfer pricing matters. The firm provides transfer pricing studies, master files (where required), inter-company agreements, and transfer pricing due diligence reports on targets. You may contact the author at barzvie@hfn.co.il for questions relating to inbound and outbound transfer pricing requirements and inter-company transactions.

New Mexican Transfer Pricing Adjustment Regulations Explained

 

Guillermo Villaseñor-Tadeo

Guillermo Villaseñor-Tadeo is a Partner at Sánchez Devanny. He has over 19 years of experience in tax planning, including taxation of corporate restructuring transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and general tax advice, especially for business and multinational groups with operations in Mexico. Guillermo was named as The National Expert for his participation in the article Transfer Pricing 2018 included in the edition Getting the Deal Through 2017.

Jeroen Swart

 

Jeroen Swart

Jeroen Swart is a Tax Adviser at DLA Piper Nederland N.V. He can be reached at Jeroen.Swart@dlapiper.com or +31 (0)20 5419 962.

The Future of the Dutch Tax Ruling Practice

 

Jian-Cheng Ku

Jian-Cheng Ku is Legal Director at DLA Piper Nederland N.V. He can be reached at Jian-Cheng.Ku@dlapiper.com or +31 (0)20 5419 911. 

Joshua Bamfo of Andersen Tax discusses CbC Reporting Regulations in Nigeria

 

Josh Bamfo

Josh Bamfois Partner & Head, Transfer Pricing Services at Andersen Tax, Nigeria. He tweets @ajoebye

Jyoti Anumolu
Jyoti Anumolu
Jyoti Anumolu  is an  Associate at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Jyoti specialises in international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, inbound and outbound structuring.

Kamlesh Kaltari

 

Kamlesh Kaltari

Kamlesh Kaltari is Senior Manager at SKP Group. He tweets @KKaltari

Krutika Chitre

 

Krutika Chitre

Krutika Chitre is Associate at Khaitan & Co, India. You may contact the author at ergo@khaitanco.com 

Laura Jiménez_Garrigues

 

Laura Jiménez

Laura Jiménez  is Associate, Transfer Pricing Department, at Garrigues’ Madrid office.

Laura Puro

 

Laura Puro

Laura Puro is a Senior Associate at Roschier in Finland. She is specialized in taxation with particular focus on tax structuring and planning related to mergers and acquisitions. Laura holds an LL.M degree from the University of Helsinki, an LL.M degree in taxation from the University of Houston (Texas), and a Master’s degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. She can be contacted at laura.puro@roschier.com or +358 20 506 6564.

Transfer Pricing Documentation Regime Being Revised in Poland

 

Marcin Jamroży

Marcin Jamroży is Associate Professor in the Tax Department of the Institute of Finance at the Warsaw School of Economics and Partner at Rödl & Partner, Poland. Jamroży is on the management board of the Polish branch of the International Fiscal Association, is a former member of the Consultative Council of Tax Law, and was acclaimed by the ‘Rzeczpospolita’ as a recommended expert on international tax law. He has authored over hundred peer-reviewed, scientific publications. You may connect with Marcin on Linkedin here.

Italy’s Transfer Pricing Overhaul Will Boost Taxpayer Confidence

 

Marco Greggi

Marco Greggi is a Professor of International Tax Law at the University of Ferrara, Italy, and a practicing lawyer. He can be reached at marco.greggi@unife.it

Marianna Santamala

 

Marianna Santamala

Marianna Santamala is Associate at Bird & Bird, Finland.

Spain's Patent Box Regime Aligned with BEPS Action 5

 

Mario Ortega

Mario Ortega is the partner in charge of the Transfer Pricing Department at Garrigues’ Madrid office.  Mario was named in “Tier 1” in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 editions of “World Transfer Pricing.” He also lectures at Centro de Estudios Garrigues on various postgraduate programs and training courses on international tax law.

Matteo Cataldi

 

Matteo Cataldi

Matteo Cataldi is Associate at Maisto e Associati, Milan, Italy.

Maulik Doshi of SKP Group stresses what India's 2018 Budget must cover on the transfer pricing front

 

Maulik Doshi

Maulik Doshi is Partner and Head of Transfer Pricing & International Tax team at SKP Group. He tweets @maulikdoshi 

Draft Tax Proposal Drastically Expands Scope of Finnish CFC Regime

 

Mika Ohtonen

Mika Ohtonen is Head of Tax & Structuring practice at Roschier in Finland. Mika has extensive experience in matters relating to cross-border transactions and international taxation. Mika has acted as advisor to a number of tax audits and tax incentives for transfer pricing, representing clients in related litigation. Mika is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in his field in Finland (e.g. by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal). He can be contacted at mika.ohtonen@roschier.com or +358 20 506 6607.                                   

Pedro Palma-Cruz

 

Pedro Palma-Cruz

Pedro Palma-Cruz is an Attorney at Sánchez Devanny. He was designated in 2011 as an attendant member of Working Group No. 1 of the OECD as part of Mexico’s delegation. From 2009 to 2012, Pedro was part of the Tax Administration Service (SAT). Pedro also served as Teaching Assistant, US International Taxation, while studying for his LL.M at the University of Florida.

Altera and the Arm’s Length Standard

Reuven Avi-Yonah

Reuven Avi-Yonah is Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law and Director, International Tax LLM, at the University of Michigan. You may contact him by email at aviyonah@umich.edu

Transfer pricing adjustment rules amended in Mexico

 

Ricardo Rendón
Ricardo Rendón is Partner at Mexico’s leading law firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía, S.C.

Ritu Shaktawat

 

Ritu Shaktawat

is Partner at Khaitan & Co, Mumbai, India. Ritu is a chartered accountant and a lawyer, and has been part of the Firm’s tax practice since 2006. Over the years, she has advised clients in the areas of corporate taxation and international taxation including bilateral tax treaties and transfer pricing. You may contact the author at ergo@khaitanco.com.

US Transfer Pricing Examination Process: A Critique

 

Ross Newman

Ross Newman is the CEO and Chief Economist with Altus Economics and Chairman of the Altus Transfer Pricing Network. He formerly was a partner and leader of Arthur Andersen’s west coast practice and the chief economist in the firm’s NYC office. Previously, he worked as an Industry Economist in the US IRS. Before this, he taught for ten years at Claremont University and Claremont McKenna College and Bentley University. He has a Phd from Northwestern University.

Finland Consulting on Draft Controlled Foreign Corporation Rules

 

Sami Tuominen

Sami Tuominen is Partner and Head of Tax at Bird & Bird, Finland.

Shabnam Shaikh

 

Shabnam Shaikh

Shabnam Shaikh is Principal Associate at Khaitan & Co, Mumbai, India. You may contact the author at ergo@khaitanco.com.

Stefaan De Ceulaer discusses transfer pricing documentation in Belgium in respect of administrative fines

 

Stefaan De Ceulaer

Stefaan De Ceulaer is Director, Tax and Legal Support at PKF International. You may connect with Stefaan on Linkedin here.

Terence WILHELM of CARA Avocats, France discusses Transfer Pricing Documentation Requirements in France

 

Terence WILHELM

Terence WILHELM is Managing Partner of tax and transfer pricing firm CARA Avocats, France (www.cara-avocats.com)