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Leading advisor to German-based companies

Germany is a growing hub for international expansion and understanding how the United States and German economies work together is the key to your business success. Our Germany Desk professionals understand the cultural and regulatory considerations for businesses operating in both these countries.

Recommended Insights

October 1 deadline for new German transparency registration nears

Corporations and partnerships registered with the German commercial register must now report their beneficial owners.

  • Ramon Camacho, Kyle Brown
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  • September 26, 2017

Germany on the offensive–pursuing non-resident suppliers of eservices

Germany looks to software for aid in efforts to locate foreign business failing to pay VAT on certain electronic sales prior to 2015.

  • Duncan Stocks
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  • August 17, 2017

5 things to know about GDPR: Risks and opportunities

Enforcement is scheduled to start on May 25, 2018. What do U.S. organizations need to do now? Here are five key considerations.

  • Alain Marcuse, Daimon Geopfert
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  • August 08, 2017

New German bill combats harmful use of preferential IP regimes

As part of Germany’s efforts to implement the OECD’s BEPS Action Plan, expense deductions will be limited for payments after Dec. 31, 2017.

  • Bastian Euler
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  • August 04, 2017

German bill would combat harmful use of preferential IP regimes

The bill is part of Germany’s efforts to implement the OECD’s BEPS Action Plan, passage expected by September 2017.

  • Bastian Euler
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  • January 27, 2017

What's next for BEPS: The multilateral instrument

Attend this webcast to learn about how the OECDA's release of the multilateral instrument may ease country adoption of BEPS recommendations.

  • Dan Berman, Andrew Seidler
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  • December 14, 2016

Markets increasingly volatile through October

Domestic and global markets were increasingly volatile in October with uncertainty related to the U.S. presidential election.

  • November 14, 2016

How can we help you?

How can we help you navigate globally? Contact us by phone +1 800.274.3978 or

Germany Desk Leader

Lance Cox, Partner 



events / webcasts

RECORDED WEBCAST

4 considerations for nonprofits when operating globally

  • September 26, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

GDPR data security compliance: You have one year to prepare

  • June 29, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

How does BEPS impact the definition of a permanent establishment?

  • June 21, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

FATCA and the new Common Reporting Standards

  • March 30, 2017

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