ICO and international tax compliance: presentation from tax practitioners of Baker & McKenzie Zurich – Peter Mitchell and Christopher Murrer
Which international tax compliance regulations should be factored in by companies that are launching ICOs in the jurisdictions of the USA and Switzerland? The question will be answered by the speakers of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland, tax practitioners of the globally known company Baker & McKenzie Zurich – Peter Mitchell and Christopher Murrer.
The topic of their presentation is “Has your blockchain company thought about international tax compliance yet?”
Peter and Cristopher will elaborate on tax features of the preparation for ICO in the USA and Switzerland. They will also speak about the consequences for the companies that ignore international tax compliance regulations when starting a tokensale.
Both Peter and Christopher are Associate Attorneys in the International Tax and Wealth Management practice groups of Baker McKenzie Zurich. They focus on the counselling for the US and non-US clients on various investment structures in consideration of tax and regulatory issues.
Peter has litigation experience in insurance coverage, federal investigations, and white collar defense. He focuses on international tax, tax controversy, and advising financial institutions on regulatory compliance. And Christopher joined Baker McKenzie after practicing for seven years as a domestic tax and estate planning attorney in New York and Washington, DC. He focuses his practice on business planning, wealth management, international and domestic taxation.