Charles River Associates offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to corporations, law firms, accounting firms, and governments. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, but maintains many global offices, including in Canada. The groups transfer pricing practice provides a full spectrum of services, including planning, documentation, dispute resolution, risk assessments, tax valuation, and Advanced Pricing Agreements.
The nature and impact of the firm's involvement in cross-border matters was affected by the ongoing pandemic. When serving as a transfer pricing advisor for a client in the medical device industry, the firm had to consider the positive impact Covid-19 had on the company’s operations. There were positive effects as the life sciences and medical devices sector were experiencing massive support, which was the opposite scenario for most taxpayers.
On February 3, 2020 David Kemp, previously a Partner and National Transfer Pricing Leader at Baker Tilly Canada, transitioned his transfer pricing practice to Charles River Associates’ Toronto Office.