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Baker & McKenzie SCP

Baker & McKenzie SCP, Caroline Silberztein, Paris, FRANCE

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Caroline Silberztein

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Caroline Silberztein chairs the Firm’s Global Transfer Pricing Group and is head of the French international tax and transfer pricing activity. She assists multinational enterprises from a range of industry sectors with transfer pricing risk assessment and management, design and implementation of transfer pricing policies, tax audits, tax litigation, mutual agreement procedures and advance pricing arrangements, on a local and a global basis. She is nominated by France on the list of independent persons of standing authorized to serve as arbitrators for the application of the European Arbitration Convention. She is a member of the United Nations Sub-Committee on Transfer Pricing and continues to be involved in policy dialogue with OECD and non-OECD countries. She was the Head of the OECD Transfer Pricing Unit from 2001 to 2011 and led the 2010 update of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines, including the Organisation's work on business restructuring, comparability and transfer pricing methods. She started the review of the transfer pricing aspects of intangibles.


France

Tax

Within: Tax

Baker & McKenzie SCP has ‘excellent expertise’ and shows ‘great anticipation’. It has the most comprehensive set of expertise among international law firms, achieved through a team of more than 30 lawyers. The practice particularly stands out in the litigation area through the excellent Eric Meier, Régis Torlet and Ariane Calloud, with achievements including a major victory for client Orange against an alleged abuse of law. The corporate tax practice is also strong, especially in pharmaceuticals, where recent work includes assisting Abbott Laboratories with the sale of its generics business to Mylan. Many leading corporations are clients, such as Danone, Johnson Controls and Ardian. Practice head Véronique Millischer is recommended along with Guillaume Le Camus, who provides ‘excellent, timely and thoughtful tax advice’. The firm also has leading transfer-pricing expertise through ‘great adviser’ Caroline Silberztein, who has a strong network. The recent arrival of Anne Quenedey from the defunct King & Wood Mallesons Paris is expected to be an asset for French-Chinese work.

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