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.

Hogan Lovells Publications

IRS renews focus on cryptocurrency-related offenses

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has signaled for years that it would eventually bring enforcement actions against individuals who failed to report cryptocurrency gains. It appears that...

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U.S. government investigates a potential threat to U.S. and global e-service providers: France's digital services tax International Trade Alert

On 10 July 2019 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into France's digital services tax to...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells advises Bardot Group on the implementation of the first-ever sea water air conditioning at the University Hospital in the south of La Réunion

Paris, 22 July 2019 - Hogan Lovells advised Bardot Group in relation to the signing of an agreement with La Réunion's University Hospital for the installation of SWAC (Sea Water Air...

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French legal and regulatory update - June 2019

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e - newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe...

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Hogan Lovells advises ORCA Group on its quadruple acquisition to create the Angeloni Group

Paris, 4 July 2019 - Hogan Lovells advised ORCA Group, a significant manufacturer of engineered and coated fabrics for niche markets, in relation to a quadruple acquisition in order to...

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Hogan Lovells advises CDP on an Italian retail bond with a nominal value of €1.5 billion

Hogan Lovells advised Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) on a domestic retail public offer, issue, and listing of a fixed-to-floating rate bond with a nominal value of €1.5 billion.

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