Dr Richard Schmidtke, Deloitte Germany, is a Partner with the Transfer Pricing Service Line and leads the local transfer pricing team in Munich. Richard has advised clients mainly in the area of business model optimization, IP transfer pricing planning, and documentation work for various companies including support in tax audits, mutual competent authority procedures and advanced pricing agreements.
Richard studied economics and business informatics in Munich and Toulouse and holds a PhD in economics from the University of Munich. He is a certified German tax advisor and member of the German Chamber of Tax Advisors. Richard further holds a Master in Accounting and Taxation of the Business School Mannheim and is a CFA Charterholder of the CFA Institute.
Richard has published various articles in national and international tax and transfer pricing journals, in particular about business restructurings, exit payments and IP migration topics. Richard is a frequent speaker at national and international seminars, and lectures Transfer Pricing at the Business School of the University Mannheim and IP Valuation at the Internal University of the German Federal Tax Authorities.