Economist Michael Nixon leads transfer pricing service at Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow. He has more than 16 years of experience in transfer pricing. He helps clients on transfer pricing planning, compliance, APAs and disputes. Its team includes economists, tax lawyers and advisers based in its other Asia offices and in other parts of the firm’s global network. It assists clients with a wide range of services such as restructuring, planning, quantitative modelling and valuations. It has also engaged in policy discussions with the IRAS related to transfer pricing matters.
Joyce Koh and Martin Bell joined the firm as a transfer pricing manager in 2019. Transfer pricing economist Benchi Klaver left the firm.
Elis Tan leads the transfer pricing practice at BDO. She has more than 15 years of experience in risk assessment, audit defense and APA negotiation. Harsh Shah is another key practitioner for transfer pricing practice. He provides services including preparing documentation, obtaining advance rulings, negotiating APAs and obtaining cross-border tax relief under MAPs.
Harsh Shah is helping one client on supply chain restricting and transfer pricing documentation. Elis Tan is assisting one Singapore subsidiary of large foreign petroleum group with transfer pricing defence matter.
In 2018, the firm hired Elis Tan, who once worked at RSM, as an executive director.
The team at Deloitte Singapore is comprised of more than 380 tax professionals. Partner See Jee Chang leads the transfer pricing practice at the firm. He has many years of experience in international tax and transfer pricing matters. He also provides services by negotiating and concluding double-tax agreements and APAs. The team’s practices include transfer pricing methodology and documentation, APAs and MAP, and value chain alignment.
The firm has developed several technology tools such as Deloitte CbCR Digital Exchange and Deloitte TP Digital DoX in order to offer a better service on documentation practice. As for APAs, it conducts bilateral APAs with countries such as Japan, Australia and France. It also assists clients by negotiating and conducting APAs with the Singaporean revenue authorities across different industries, including pharmaceutical, electronics, mining and IT.
Edmund Leow leads the practice at firm. It provides various tax practice covering corporate and individual income tax, international tax planning, transfer pricing, GST and stamp duties. In addition, it offers legal counsel and consulting services on transactional matters such as inbound and outbound investments.
The team helped a client on a transfer pricing matter by proposing advice to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore on amendments to the transfer pricing rules in the income tax legislation.
Felicia Chia is the key transfer pricing professional at KPMG. She has more than 13 years of experience helping multinationals in Singapore and other jurisdictions. Her practice includes planning and documentation, audit defence and transfer pricing risk analysis. The team is comprised of economists, tax practitioners, lawyers, accountants and financial analysts. Its practice covers compliance and disputes, MAPs and APAs. It also helps clients understand the transfer pricing implications of the OECD BEPS project.
Geoffrey Soh and Chiu Wu Hong helped a client on transfer pricing adjustments that were raised for six years of assessment. The team represented the client regarding the dispute with the IRAS.
Rajnish Singh is the key transfer pricing practitioner at RSM. Its practice covers documentation compliance, risk assessment and controversy management, audit defence and APAs. In addition, it assists clients with transfer pricing issues regarding related-party transactions.
William Chua and Rajnish Singh is assisting a client by reviewing intra-group transactions, assessing risks and recommending compliance and risk management. Cindy Lim also helped a client on a transfer pricing documentation issue.
Rajnish Singh joined the firm as a transfer pricing director in 2018. Director Elis Tan left the firm.