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Gary Sprague

Gary D. Sprague, a 35-year veteran of international tax law and a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Palo Alto office, focuses his practice on international corporate tax planning and advice, tax controversies and tax issues affecting software and digital enterprises. He was one of five business representatives selected by the OECD to participate in the OECD Technical Advisory Group (TAG) concerning the characterization of electronic commerce revenue for tax treaty purposes, and was elected chair of the business representatives on the TAG. Gary was also appointed by the OECD to serve as the business co-chair of the TAG concerning Monitoring the Application of Existing Treaty Norms for the Taxation of Business Profits. He was the Co-General Reporter for the subject Taxation of Income Derived from Electronic Commerce for the International Fiscal Association 2001 Congress. He is a co-author of BNA Tax Management Portfolio No. 555, Federal Taxation of Software and E-Commerce, and is a regular contributor to the Tax Management International Journal’s Leading Practitioner Commentary. He will be the General Reporter for the Main Subject "Big Data and Taxation" of the 2021 IFA Berlin Congress.

In brief The Baker McKenzie Global Tax Team has undertaken an in-depth analysis of the ‘Blueprint’ for the Pillar One proposal to produce a digestible summary of everything you need to know. To read our summary of the Blueprint for Pillar Two please click here. Contents CHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION TO…

Contents Global supply chains across many industries have suffered significant supply chain interruption.  There are many business, legal, tax, treasury and other implications resulting from those disruptions.  This webinar analyzes the impact of supply chain issues and address alternatives for efficiently addressing those changes and minimizing potentially adverse impacts.  Additionally,…