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Joe Duffy

Partner

Dublin

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Expertise

Joe is a partner in the Tax Group at Matheson.  Joe has extensive experience in corporate tax law and advises on international restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, tax controversy and transfer pricing.

Joe speaks regularly on international tax matters in Ireland and abroad.  He has also written on international tax matters, transfer pricing and tax controversy for publishers including IBFD, Kluwer, Thompson Reuters.  Joe is the Ireland editor of the Bloomberg Double Tax Treaty Series.  Joe has been an active participant in the American Chamber of Commerce tax working group for many years.

Joe is a qualified solicitor, chartered accountant and tax advisor in Ireland and has qualified as an attorney in New York.  Joe has previously worked in a Big 4 accountancy practice and as in-house tax counsel for a US multinational.

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Experience Highlights

Joe has recently advised and assisted clients on the following:

  • Advising US and European multinational pharma groups on establishment of Irish principal IP and sales structure, reorganising existing supply chain and product flows, contractual infrastructure, aligning substance with contracts / transfer pricing.
  • Advising US multinational software groups on establishment of Irish principal IP and sales structure and conversion of European operations from commissionaire and / or full risk distributor to limited risk distributor model.
  • Advising US and European multinationals in pharma, ICT and luxury goods sectors with Irish principal structures on international transfer pricing disputes and defending the Irish tax base.  Negotiating advance pricing agreement with Japan for newly established Irish principal.
  • Advising on pre-tax audit measures available to clients to support Irish operating structure from a transfer pricing perspective.
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Accolades

Tax Controversy Leader, Ireland
ITR Tax Controversy Leaders 2016, 6th edition

Leading Irish Corporate Tax expert
Who’s Who Legal 100: 2014, 2015

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Education

University College Dublin - Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)
UCD Smurfit Business School (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Studies, DBS)
Dublin City University Business School (Professional Diploma in Accounting, PDA)

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