Tax, Offshore Structuring and Wealth Management

Our tax personnel at ARCLIFFE LLP integrate innovative tax structuring expertise with the highest quality advisory skills to give our clients a comprehensive cross-border tax service. We regularly work with offshore counsel in order to ensure a proper SPV holding structure, designed to facilitate the maximum potential of your exit.

We approach tax issues with an interdisciplinary approach, pulling together members of our litigation, banking and M&A teams and working through solutions with third-party accountants and offshore local counsels.

A selection of our collective knowledge, includes advising:

  • Cineworld Plc. on setting up an employee benefit scheme including global employee stock option.
  • Telenor Hungary on restructuring of its Hungarian subsidiaries focusing on the interpretation of new legislation in connection with tax treatments of losses to be carried forward.
  • BAYER AG on a global restructuring in which a complete business division was transferred to another group of entities, including personal income tax, VAT and corporate income tax advisory.
  • DJohnson Controls on tax matters concerning a large scale asset purchase agreement relating to the sale of a manufacturing division.
  • An American manufacturer of batteries and personal care products on Hungarian corporate income tax and VAT matters that include ongoing tax authority investigations and special taxes such as green tax.
  • Aditya Birla Management Corporation on a corporate transaction with a focus on tax treatment of dividend payments.
  • MARS, Inc. on commercial transactions in connection with the interpretation of newly introduced taxes, such as advertisement tax and recording obligations regarding VAT / road transport.
  • Mastercard Europe on tax treatment of customer fidelity programs relating to bank cards and compliance with new tax law pertaining to bank card transactions.

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