Facebook turns to Baker & McKenzie to fight US tax probe
Social networking giant signs up Bakers for IRS investigation into asset transfers to Irish holding company
Lawyers with the US Department of Justice asked earlier this month for a court order forcing Facebook to provide information to the IRS relating to agreements between the company and the holding company, Facebook Ireland Holdings. Baker & McKenzie Palo Alto tax partner Scott Frewing filed court papers on Monday (19 July) on behalf of the company in the dispute over the documents, which is pending in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
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