Markus Wyss is a partner with KPMG Switzerland and heads the firm's Swiss Transfer Pricing practice.
With over 20 years in the field, Markus has extensive experience advising on international corporate tax and transfer pricing as well as international tax structuring for global companies. He helps clients develop sound transfer pricing systems, including: documentation processes; planning of appropriate intercompany pricing along with supply chain restructuring and optimization; dispute resolutions (i.e. in MAP and APA); in intangible valuation and management; competitive benchmarking; and, economic value creation analyses.
Professional and industry experience
Markus advises global businesses in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as other industries e.g. with structuring their IP; diversified industries with often highly dispersed centers of excellence; financial services as well as consumer goods including food and beverages with integrated supply chains and different distribution models.
His recent projects include:
- Global projects to redesign documentation processes by applying centralized and modular documentation (i.e. master-/ local-file).
- Dispute resolution and controversy cases including successful MAP and APA between the US, Germany and Switzerland requiring close interaction with tax authorities and its practices.
- Concept, planning and implementation as well as compliance for a European principle of a North American pharmaceutical group.
- Restructuring a European pharmaceutical group including intellectual property identification and valuation to implement a licensing concept.
Markus is also a frequent visiting scholar and lecturer at the Universities of Lausanne, Neuchatel, Zurich and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) on MBA as well as EMBA programs (e.g. Supply Chain Management MBA at the ETH).