Lyda Stone

Lyda Stone advises companies and investment funds on the Dutch and international tax aspects of a wide range of matters, including corporate restructurings, holding companies, financing, licensing and sales structures, transfer pricing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Lyda's recent experience includes a global business restructuring under chapter 9 of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for a U.S. Fortune 100 company, setting up a Dutch principal company structure; structuring an exit mechanism for the management and employees in a Netherlands headquartered group; advising Italian and Russian multinationals on setting up holding and financing companies in the Netherlands and Luxembourg and obtaining tax rulings; assisting a large Russian group in negotiating a favorable outcome of various tax return disputes with the Dutch Revenue Service; negotiating a tax ruling with the Dutch Revenue Service for a clinical stage U.S. pharmaceutical company that has established its principal sales and IP company in the Netherlands; setting up leasing structures for oil rigs, FPSOs, and platforms operated in Brazil and Venezuela; and advising on a number of M&A transactions. [1]