Matthew Allen Lykken

Matthew Allen Lykken

Practice areas:

Tax

About me

I have been a regional head of tax in Europe (twice for two companies, in London and Zurich) and Asia/Pacific, as well as global VP. I established a European tax department and have been through two European headquarters projects. I am available for assignments of whatever length to serve as an interim regional tax lead or to establish an operation, and am also available for ad hoc consulting.

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Contact info

Please use e-mail
Please use e-mail, TX

Legal cases

  • Lykken v. Kindsvater

    Practice Area:
    Real estate
    Date:
    Nov 06, 2014
    Outcome:
    Win for plaintiff Lykken
    Description:
    In Texas Court of Appeals, reversing district court and enforcing deed warranty
  • KANE v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Dec 27, 1989
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    93 T.C. 782 (1989)
  • SMITH v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Aug 16, 1989
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    57 T.C.M. 1309 (1989)
  • KANE v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Jun 07, 1989
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    57 T.C.M. 648 (1989)
  • TWEEDDALE v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Mar 22, 1989
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    92 T.C. 501 (1989)
  • O’NEAL v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Feb 07, 1989
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    56 T.C.M. 1347 (1989)
  • WILLIAMS v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Aug 10, 1988
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    55 T.C.M. 1538 (1988)
  • LOWMAN v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Apr 18, 1988
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    55 T.C.M. 609 (1988)
  • McKINNEY v. COMMISSIONER

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Aug 11, 1987
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    54 T.C.M. 103 (1987)
  • Campbell v. Commissioner

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    T.C. Memo. 1990-162 (subject of over 100 journal articles)
License
State Status Acquired Updated
TX Eligible To Practice In Texas 2012 12/20/2016
Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Senior Tax Counsel Asia Pacific, then same for EMEA Baxter International 2010 – 2012
Vice President, Tax Baxter International, Inc. 2003 – 2010
Director International tax Baxter International, Inc. 1999 – 2003
Associate General tax Counsel, Planning & Litigation BP Amoco 1999 – 1999
Associate General tax Counsel, Global Chemical Sector Amoco Corporation 1997 – 1998
Director European Taxation Amoco Corporation 1994 – 1997
Senior Tax Attorney Amoco Corporation 1990 – 1994
Field Attorney Treasury Dept., Irs District Counsel 1985 – 1990
Publications
Publication name Title Date
118 Tax Notes 1221 Shared Economic Growth: A Proposal for Tax Reform 2008
51 Tax Notes Int’l 1031 The GAO Analysis on Multinational Corporations: Trial by Innuendo 2008
114 Tax Notes 691 and 45 Tax Notes Int’l 865 Sharing Economic Growth 2007
42 Oklahoma Law Revue 581 Mrs. Logan Comes to a Sudden Realization: An Analysis of the Current State of the Open Transaction Doctrine 1989
Education
School name Major Degree Graduated
Harvard University Law School Law JD – Juris Doctor 1985
Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
National training for all transfer price auditors in Xian Business perspective on transfer pricing 2009
Best Practices for Global Tax Management in Multinationals, London Getting the Best From a Centralized or Decentralized Tax Function 1996
Tax litigation training for field attorneys Tax Litigation 1989

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