On September 7, 2015, the local tax court of Cologne issued an injunction against the German Federal Central Tax Office to prevent the FCTO from conducting a coordinated exchange of information with the E6 countries Canada, Great Britain, France, Australia and Japan, which aimed at gathering intelligence on companies of the digital economy to develop more efficient counter measures against BEPS strategies.
Christian Port joined Baker McKenzie’s Frankfurt office in 2009. He studied law in Trier and London with focus on corporate, commercial and competition law. Dr. Port passed his first state examination in 2004 and was admitted to the German bar in 2009. In 2012 he qualified as a certified tax consultant (Steuerberater).