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The DFA Case Decision Released, Positively Impacting U.S. and Other Non-EU Resident Funds Pursuing EU Withholding Tax Claims


On April 10, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union released its much anticipated decision in the Emerging Markets Series of DFA Investment Trust Company v. Dyrektor Izby Skarbowej w Bydgoszczy (C-190/12). This is a landmark case which could make it easier for non-EU investment funds to recover significant levels of withholding taxes (WHT) from EU member states.

Download the PDF to learn more about how the Court’s decision impacts non-EU investment funds.

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For additional information or questions, please contact:

Ted Dougherty
National Managing Partner, Investment Management Tax
Deloitte Tax LLP
+1 212 436 2165
  Baruch Cohen
Deloitte Tax LLP
+1 212 436 5577
Kit Dickson
Deloitte UK
+44 20 7007 3609
  Christopher Brown
Deloitte UK
+44 20 7303 8782


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