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Interview with Liz Bates, CEO of MACS

Paul O’Regan

Our CEO, Xiaofang Sutton, is running the London Marathon this year in aid of MACS, a charity which helps people born with a variety of rare eye conditions. We spoke to the charity’s CEO, Liz Bates. What was your career path to your current role? It’s quite an unusual path. My background is working in…

Interviews

‘Manufacturing services’ – but what’s really going on?

Paul O’Regan

Sometimes, expressions used in transfer pricing reports are so vague that they may conceal more than they reveal. One example is the term ‘manufacturing services’. Here is a simplified version of a scenario that we’ve come across several times just in the last month or so. The TP documentation refers to a group as having…

Intercompany Agreements

Cash pooling – a legal perspective

Paul Sutton

Thanks very much to everyone who attended our recent interactive webinar on the basics of intercompany agreements for financial transactions. If you missed it, you’ll find a recording here. One of the issues we discussed was cash pooling arrangements, both physical and notional, and in this blog post I’d like to delve a little deeper into…

Group Reorganisations

Intercompany Agreements

‘The shrimp that falls asleep is carried away by the current’

Paul O’Regan

There’s a Spanish proverb that translates to ‘The shrimp that falls asleep is carried away by the current’. In other words, we all need to stay constantly alert in order to stay ahead of events.  Those wise words spring to mind when considering a recent judgment from Spain’s National Court. It was handed down on…

Intercompany Agreements

Join us at TP Minds Americas on 18th and 20th April

Paul O’Regan

This year we are again sponsoring the TP Minds America conference. We’ll be taking part in three events. On 18th April, Paul Sutton will participate in a workshop hosted by BDO on the co-ordination of transfer pricing with customs and trade considerations. On 20th April, Leiza Bladd-Symms will take part in a panel that will examine…

Group Reorganisations

LCN Updates

Intercompany Agreements

Live Workshop on 17 March: Intercompany Agreements for Financial Transactions

Paul O’Regan

The first in our new series of free workshops were a great success – thanks very much to everyone who participated, and especially for all the questions and comments. You’ll find a recording of one of the sessions here. We think you’ll find the second workshop just as useful. We’ll go through the basics of the…

LCN Updates

Intercompany Agreements

The LCN Interview: Borys Ulanenko

Paul O’Regan

  Borys Ulanenko is a transfer pricing professional, currently working in Krakow as part of Royal Dutch Shell’s in-house team. He also runs StarTax Education, a company he created that provides high-quality and affordable educational materials for people who are studying TP.   How did you get into transfer pricing in the first place? It was…

Interviews

Intercompany Agreements

Loans and guarantees: the Ringo Starr of intercompany transactions?

Paul O’Regan

Is it our imagination, or do financial transactions tend to get the least attention amongst intercompany transaction types? 9 times out of 10, when we work with a new client and review their draft TP policies, loans and guarantees are not addressed. Why is that? Is it because TP advisers consider that loans are lower…

Intercompany Agreements

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