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.

Press Releases

Hogan Lovells appoints new Board members

Hogan Lovells has elected four partners to serve on its Board – Owen Chan, Karen Hughes, Richard Lorenzo, and Phoebe Wilkinson.

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French legal and regulatory update - March 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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Expected changes to environmental taxes

In the National Budget Speech delivered on 20 February 2019, it was announced that National Treasury will publish a draft Environmental Fiscal Reform Policy Paper in 2019 in an effort to...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells helps Novartis expand immunotherapy portfolio with acquisition IFM Tre

New York, 2 April 2019 – A cross-practice team of lawyers from international law firm Hogan Lovells is advising pharmaceutical company Novartis on its acquisition of IFM Tre, a...

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Measures available to SARS to collect tax debts

On 18 February 2019 the South African Revenue Service (SARS) obtained a warrant of execution in the High Court to attach and remove the movable property of Andriano Mazzotti (Mazotti) to...

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French legal and regulatory update - February 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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