The Legal 500

Tax Compliance: Addressing the Ongoing Challenge of Entity Compliance and Governance

November 24 2022 –
2022-11-24 13:00:00

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Tax Compliance: Addressing the Ongoing Challenge of Entity Compliance and Governance


Regulators around the world are getting tough on tax. Led by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD) and its Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project, it is getting increasingly complex and burdensome for companies to ensure that all their legal entities comply with local company and tax laws.

Corporate structure transparency around tax and economic substance must inform tax strategies for entities, or else the entire structure will risk its compliance status. The repercussions of not complying can result in hefty financial penalties compromising your organisation’s financial statement and compliance with business operations such as M&A and obtaining funding. This in turn will affect your reputation with stakeholders, therefore, impacting your organisation’s bottom line as businesses tread recessionary waters.

Join this webinar where panelists will discuss:

  • Tax obligations under the UK’s & Ireland’s Finance Acts, how are companies performing & best practice case examples
  • The implications of the global minimum tax rate on companies, and where that currently stands
  • The importance of a clear view of corporate structure for tax departments
  • The role of accurate corporate structure data in transfer pricing
  • How to design your corporate structure for optimal tax efficiencies
  • The role of entity software to support automation, collaboration, and risk mitigation within the dynamic tax landscape
  • Creating a business case & justification for technology investments


  • Nathan Oseroff-Spicer, Editor, The Legal 500.
  • Tim Sarson – Value Chain Management Partner and UK Head of Tax Policy, KPMG


Nathan Oseroff-Spicer, research editor, The Legal 500

Nathan Oseroff-Spicer contributes long-form articles and research reports to GC Magazine on topics ranging from ESG and legal tech to corporate finance and real estate, as well as developing GC and Private Practice Powerlists. He joined The Legal 500 in 2019 as a researcher/writer for The Legal 500 rankings. He has dealt with practice areas for numerous countries in Western Europe, the Nordics and Baltics, Eastern Europe, Australia, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, and has also covered parts of the London Bar. Nathan has been quoted in and provided background for several articles in English newspapers and magazines regarding a diverse range of topics, including the ethics of private funding of research in higher education and critical analysis of data presented in the UK government’s 2021 report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.

Tim Sarson, value chain management partner and UK head of tax policy, KPMG

Tim Sarson is KPMG UK’s head of tax policy, acting as the firm’s spokesperson in the print and broadcast media and primary contact for government on tax policy matters. He has worked in the field of international tax for 25 years, specialising in Value Chain Management – the design and implementation of cross border operating models for multinationals across a range of sectors.

James Anderson, head of european tax, Skadden, Arps

James Anderson regularly advises on controversy matters in the field of state aid, interparty tax-related disputes, and tax authority litigation.
His commercial background is the establishment and ongoing operations of various alternative and traditional asset management structures, as well as other private capital arrangements and compensation for fund principals. Mr. Anderson also has experience in the full range of public capital markets transactions and more recently, his practice has focused on new intersections between private capital and varied technologies, such as AI, insurance, blockchain and renewable energy.

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