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Effectively managing cross-border tax controversy increasingly requires a proactive and multi-jurisdictional approach.

Joel L Cooper

EY Global Tax Desk Leader – Transfer Pricing Controversy

Vast cross-border experience. Thought leader in transfer pricing and related international tax controversy. Former advisor to governments on international tax and transfer pricing.

Joel is the leader of the Global Tax Desk – Transfer Pricing Controversy.  He advises clients from a range of industries on preparing for and managing cross-border tax controversy. He has extensive experience in assisting clients with advance pricing agreements, mutual agreement procedures, settlement strategy and preparation for litigation.

Formerly, a partner at a global law firm and an International Tax and Transfer Pricing professional at the World Bank Group, Joel has previously trained tax officials and advised numerous governments on international tax policy and the drafting of transfer pricing legislation.

Joel was the lead author of the World Bank publication “Transfer Pricing and Developing Economies: A Handbook for Policy Makers and Practitioners.”

Joel has an LLM from University of London and a Bachelor of Law (Hons.) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from University of Adelaide, Australia.

How Joel is building a better working world

“I help clients reduce uncertainty, avoid double taxation and to resolve cross-border tax controversies by promoting constructive dialogue with, and between, tax authorities.”

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