Dr. Xaver Ditz is a partner with Flick Gocke Schaumburg in Bonn. He specialises in international tax law and transfer pricing with a focus on planning and implementation of new TP approaches, the defence of TP mechanisms in tax audits, litigation, the documentation of TP systems, APAs, MAPs, and EU Arbitration Convention procedures. Xaver Ditz studied economics in Mannheim and Hamburg (Diplom-Kaufmann) and was admitted as a certified tax adviser in 2004. He joined Flick Gocke Schaumburg in 2000 and was promoted to partner in 2008. In addition to his tax practice he lectures at the University of Trier, the University of Zurich and the University of Lausanne (executive programme on transfer pricing). He is also a guest lecturer at the Bundesfinanzakademie (German Federal Finance Academy). Xaver Ditz is a frequent speaker on transfer pricing at tax seminars in Germany and abroad. He advises international organisations such as the OECD. He regularly publishes on recent developments in the field of transfer pricing including financial transactions, cash pooling, permanent establishments and cost and income allocations. His main publications include the commentary on Double Taxation Treaties (Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen), and the Handbook of the Taxation of Permanent Establishments (Betriebsstätten-Handbuch). He is co-editor of the journals "Internationale Steuer-Rundschau" and "International Tax Review" as well as member of the board of editors of the journal "Transfer Pricing International".
Business model optimisation, economic modelling, cross-border project management, restructuring, cost-sharing arrangements, APAs, transactions, M&A, corporate taxes, technology, value chains, audit defence, audit support, dispute resolution, pre-litigation, MAPs/ADRs, controversy management, tax consulting, international tax advisory, supply chains
automotive, aviation, consumer goods and services, energy, financial services, food and beverage, healthcare, industrials, pharma and life sciences, tech and telecoms, transport
Member of the Board of the International Fiscal Association German Branch (IFA Deutschland); member of the German Institute of Certified Tax Advisors; member of the Tax Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce