Covington & Burling welcomes Transfer Pricing guru Howard Berger
Howard Berger has joined Covington & Burling as Special Counsel.
Mr Berger has advised on international tax issues for more than thirty years. From 2011 until 2015 he served as Senior Adviser to the Director of Transfer Pricing Operations at the Internal Revenue Service, where he was responsible for transfer pricing and other international tax issues, developed IRS transfer pricing enforcement policies, represented the IRS in examinations and before Appeals, and developed cases for litigation. Mr. Berger also was the primary U.S. representative in arbitration proceedings under U.S. tax treaties and represented the U.S. in Competent Authority negotiations. In previous service with the IRS, Mr. Berger was principal author of U.S. transfer pricing regulations.