Wilbert brings over 25 years of experience working with large global companies, investors and governments on projects related to international tax, pan-European advice, cross-border reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and strategic tax counseling.
Wilbert is since 2014 the managing partner and Chairman of KPMG Meijburg & Co in The Netherlands. He previously served as global leader of KPMG's International Tax Group and as president of the Dutch Association of Academic Tax Advisors.
He is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences, delivering insights on topics such as international tax, fiscal policy, European integration, globalization and economic developments. Over the last 25 years, he has also published and contributed to articles and books on business and tax.
One of the relevant BEPS Action Plans that were released last year was Action 6, labelled Prevent Treaty Abuse. According to the OECD, treaty abuse is one of the most important sources of BEPS concerns. The focus is on treaty-shopping situations as well as other cases of treaty abuse,...