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Transfer Pricing University 201

This six-course curriculum is a concentrated examination of transfer pricing compliance, and why it’s more imperative than ever. Our team of expert economists reveal compliance measures and tactics, from how to ace a FAR analysis to tackling master and local file documentation to implementing an adjustment protection plan.

Session #1

The Biggest Mistakes Multinationals Make and How to Avoid Them

What to Expect

From reactive approaches to transfer pricing documentation to generic transfer pricing reports, multinational companies are repeat offenders when it comes to common transfer pricing-compliance missteps. The problem? These universal blunders escalate into red flags for tax authorities. Big ones. What can you do? Avoid them, of course—and in this hour-long webinar, we’ll tell you how.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to identify their audience​.

The learner will be able to identify audit risk​.

The learner will be able to describe how to control their story.​

The learner will be able to explain how to manage intercompany agreements.​

The learner will be able to describe how to prepare contemporaneous documentation.​

The learner will be able to explain how to create entity-level reporting.​

The learner will be able to list ways to be proactive about policy and documentation.

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Session #2

How to Ace a FAR Analysis and Why it’s More Important than Ever

What to Expect

“Value creation” has never been more important—or more ambiguous, thanks to our digital world. The takeaway? Your FAR analysis just got higher on your priority list. Or, at least it should have. But how do you construct an indisputable picture of functions, assets, and risks? And how can technology help you do it? Sign on for this hour-long webinar and find out.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to describe the value creation in relation to digital business.

The learner will be able to restate what the FAR analysis reveals in relation to the value chain.​

The learner will be able to identify examples of functions, assets, and risks.​

The learner will be able to identify the purpose of characterizations.

The learner will be able to recall examples of common characterizations.

The learner will be able to identify how the FAR analysis helps to assign value to functions.

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Session #3

Benchmarking’s Bold New Future

What to Expect

Choosing comparables has always been the trickiest part of transfer pricing compliance. Why? Because what constitutes a good comparison is, at best, subjective—at least it used to be. In this hour-long webinar, we show you how technology makes benchmarking easy, efficient, and brings objectivity back to the game.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to summarize the importance of transfer pricing benchmarks.

The learner will be able to list comparability factors.

The learner will be able to identify post-BEPS requirements.

The learner will be able to recognize economic/market factors.

The learner will be able to describe range sensitivity.

The learner will be able to describe industry classification codes.

The learner will be able to identify the advantages of using technology for benchmarking.

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Session #4

Mastering Local Transfer Pricing Documentation

What to Expect

Transfer pricing compliance rests on meeting country-specific requirements–in other words, localizing your documentation. (Hmmm, where have you heard that before?) In this hour-long webinar, we reveal how to create a robust local file and the requirements that often vary between jurisdictions.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to describe the purpose of the local file.

The learner will be able to identify examples of country-specific regulations.

The learner will be able to recall factors that determine thresholds

The learner will be able to identify examples of country-specific benchmarking requirements.

The learner will be able to identify examples of country-specific language requirements.

The learner will be able to describe how to determine country-specific transfer pricing methods.

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Session #5

Localizing Master File Documentation

What to Expect

The good news? You’ve mastered the country-specific local file. The bad news? Now you have to master the country-specific master file. Sorry, but this big-picture overview has country-specific requirements, too. How do requirements vary in terms of format? Information? Deadlines? That’s exactly what we’ll be discussing in this hour-long webinar.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to describe the master file.

The learner will be able to recognize the truth about country-specific regulations.

The learner will be able to distinguish OECD guidelines vs country regulations.

The learner will be able to organize master file presentation & content.

The learner will be able to recognize language and deadline requirements.

The learner will be able to explain master file penalties.

The learner will be able to identify strategies for MNEs.

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Session #6

Transfer Pricing Planning and Adjustment Protection

What to Expect

Experiencing losses? Restructuring your company? Moving IP around? Protecting your company from transfer pricing adjustments requires different strategies at different times. In this hour-long webinar, we reveal adjustment-protection strategies for every occasion. Dealing with an adjustment already? We even offer tips on how to keep those penalties to a minimum.

Learning Objectives 

The learner will be able to describe the consequences of penalties and adjustments.

The learner will be able to summarize today’s transfer pricing landscape.

The learner will be able to identify the best transfer pricing compliance practices.

The learner will be able to explain how to support analyses.

The learner will be able to differentiate between end-of-year true-ups and self-assessment.

The learner will be able to identify how to plan for the future.

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