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As local and international tax regulations become more prescriptive, dealing with them in a cross-border context presents you with a significant challenge. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities is rapidly escalating and the need for tax adjustments is rising accordingly. Our 400 tax lawyers are supported by strong technical tax intelligence teams that identify developments in tax law and policy affecting your business. This multi-disciplinary approach helps you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy.

Whether you are a financial institution, multinational, fund, investor or high net worth individual, we understand your business and the tax pressures you face. Our teams work together across Europe and beyond in the key areas affecting your business including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, e-commerce, M&A and investment funds, tax planning and financing. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with tax authorities as well as manage tax litigation cases. The right tax advice can make a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences.

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June 2019
CMS Tax Glob­al Bro­chure
March 2019
Tax­a­tion of the di­git­al eco­nomy
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August 2019
Pro­fes­sion­al es­ports is tax­ing
A look at LatAm
27 Oct 19
ACC 2019 An­nu­al Meet­ing
As­so­ci­ation of Cor­por­ate Coun­sel
24/12/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Decem­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: Cai­guanshui [2018] No. 49, jointly re­leased by the Min­istry of Fin­ance, the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion and the Gen­er­al Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Cus­toms Caishui [2018] No.
14/08/2019
The ins and outs of Brexit – em­ploy­ment and tax as­pects
21/12/2018
HM­RC pub­lishes guid­ance on tax­a­tion of cryptoasset hold­ers
On 19 Decem­ber 2018, HM Rev­en­ue & Cus­toms (“HM­RC”) pub­lished guid­ance on how in­di­vidu­als pos­sess­ing cryptoassets may be taxed (the “Guid­ance”). In par­tic­u­lar, the Guid­ance cov­ers: what crypo­as­sets are; which taxes ap­ply to in­di­vidu­als.
August 2019
Is es­ports a sport?
17/08/2018
Changes in the tax­a­tion of oil and gas com­pan­ies: a new tax on ad­di­tion­al...
On 19 Ju­ly 2018 Fed­er­al Law No. 199-FZ* (“Law”) came in­to force, which in­tro­duces a tax on ad­di­tion­al in­come from the ex­trac­tion of hy­dro­car­bon raw ma­ter­i­als (“Tax on Ad­di­tion­al In­come”) in Rus­sia.
24/07/2019
Tax Con­nect Flash
Ad­op­tion of the French di­git­al ser­vices tax
June 2019
CMS Tax Glob­al Bro­chure
15 July 2019
CMS ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive on ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires...
03/07/2019
The open­ing of the EU Court of Justice on non-ex­ist­ent...
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Are Eth­ics Really what the Doc­tor Ordered to Cure Ag­gress­ive...