Practice

Tax

Today's business world is teeming with pressures. The need for innovation and growth to stay competitive. Increased cross border activity. Heightened regulation. Not to mention the challenging tax environment. Complex tax rules. More tax transparency. Authorities acting on mandates to protect the tax base. A backdrop of media attention. 

Representative experience

Advising 3M on the tax aspects of its US$1bn acquisition of the Separations Media business of Polypore International, Inc.

Advising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on a global joint venture between Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery, Inc. and Siemens.

Advising Kodak Pension Plan on the US$650m acquisition of the Rockford and Walden businesses from the Kodak Group.

Advising Euler Hermes (Allianz Group) on its international joint venture with Spain's leading insurance group, Mapfre.

Advising SABMiller on the A$11.5bn acquisition of Fosters and its US$1.9bn strategic alliance with Anadolou Efes.

Advised Orbital Sciences Corporation on agreement to combine with Alliant Techsystems Inc.’s Aerospace and Defense (A&D) businesses to create Orbital ATK, Inc.

Advising Liberty Global on the disposal of its international content division, Chellomedia, to AMC Networks Inc. for US$1bn.

Advising Daimler on their purchase (as part of a consortium alongside Audi and BMW) of Here, Nokia's digital mapping services business, for £2bn.

Advising Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in the structuring of its worldwide film, television, and video distribution networks.

Advising GE on the US$23bn sale of its global real estate equity and debt portfolio business to Blackstone Group and Wells Fargo & Co.

Advising ExxonMobil on reorganization of the international holdings structure of the ExxonMobil Group, involving Spanish, U.S., and Luxembourg companies with an aggregate market value of €47bn.

Advised Brown-Forman Corporation on the restructuring of their ownership of Finlandia Vodka Worldwide Ltd. following its acquisition from Altia Corporation of Finland.

Advising Chubb on tax issues relating to the redomestication of its European operating company from Belgium to the UK.

Advising Argent and related companies consortium on their successful (and first) bid for a £4bn iconic redevelopment project in the UK – Brent Cross South.

Advising TSB Bank on their acquisition of £3.3bn of former Northern Rock mortgages and loans from Cerberus Capital Management group.

Events

Africa Energy Forum

Hogan Lovells is proud to be the official App sponsor at this year’s Africa Energy Forum with a global team of lawyers specializing in the power, energy, infrastructure and industrial ...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advised Smurfit Kappa on the sale of their packaging facilities in Baden

Led by Düsseldorf partner Jens Uhlendorf Hogan Lovells has advised Ireland based Smurfit Kappa on the sale of their shares in Smurfit Kappa Baden Board GmbH, with board and packaging...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

KWJ Investments: A cautionary tale on tax "friendly" structures Tax Newsletter

A key consideration in the structuring of any business or transaction is that of tax. As stated by Lord Tomlin in the Duke of Westminster case, a taxpayer is "entitled if he can to order...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Tax newsletter - 6 June 2018

Periodical newsletter on tax matters.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises banks on the placement of mortgage bonds of Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG

Led by Frankfurt partner Jochen Seitz Hogan Lovells has advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft (Technical Lead), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Deutsche...

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Tax on cryptocurrency transactions: SARS should come to the aid of taxpayers Tax Newsletter

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently released a media statement indicating that “normal income tax rules” apply to cryptocurrency transactions. Cryptocurrencies...

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