What is currently trending in the fascinating world of Transfer Pricing?
In this exclusive webinar organized in collaboration with Pride Partners International, a global association composed of experts and consulting firms in transfer pricing and financial valuation, our panelists discussed what’s going on with transfer pricing as we enter a new decade. This discussion included new laws affecting this sector, technologies available to facilitate compliance, and plenty more!
Our experts covered Latin America, India and the United Kingdom so we got all sorts of different perspectives on this subject.
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Senior Manager of Transfer Pricing,
EFE Consulting Group Latin America,
Francisco holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from CETYS Universidad, a Specialty Degree in Corporate Finance and a Specialty in Transfer Pricing from the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations. Francisco is one of the 27 national specialists with the degree of Expert in Transfer Pricing from the National Federation of Economists in México.
He has close to 10 years of experience in the area of Transfer Pricing, his professional career includes experience in firms like Deloitte Mexico and Regional Manager in RSM Mexico. He currently serves as Senior Transfer Pricing Manager at Grupo Consultor EFE, where he advises more than 150 multinational groups and close to 50 audit and tax firms in countries such as Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Panama, where he also serves as Country Manager.
Paul studied European law in the UK and Germany, trained as a corporate lawyer in the City of London, mainly advising German, Swiss and Austrian clients on acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial contracts. He qualified as a solicitor in 1994 at the firm of Pritchard Englefield, a London-based firm established in 1848. He was appointed as a partner of that firm four years later in 1998.
Paul joined KPMG’s UK law firm in 2001, and Paul developed a specialism in working alongside international tax and transfer pricing professionals on the design and legal implementation of restructuring projects for large corporates. This has included projects such as Eurobond listings, corporate migrations, cross-border mergers and intercompany agreements for transfer pricing. He later became a corporate partner in the London offices of McGrigors LLP and of Pinsent Masons LLP.
During his legal career before setting up LCN Legal in 2013, Paul successfully lead legal teams on projects for a range of well-known high profile clients, including acting for a major European airline on a business sale and joint venture, creating a franchise network for a well known European mobile phone operator, establishing various real estate and other funds, group reorganisations and corporate simplification projects for a range of household name clients, and advising a Middle Eastern Royal family on corporate structures for family investments.
Paul has been recognised and quoted as an expert by publications such as the Financial Times, the Scotsman newspaper, Financial Director Magazine and Accounting Web. He regularly contributes to technical publications for legal and tax professionals, including the Tax Journal, Tax Adviser magazine, Taxation magazine, InCompliance magazine, Today’s General Counsel, Practical Law (a Thomson Reuters resource for legal professionals), Lexis Nexis’s online resources for transfer pricing professionals and Lexis PSL’s legal resources for practicing lawyers.
Through LCN Legal, Paul has pioneered the publication of templates, checklists and other resources for tax and legal professionals. These include template intercompany agreements for transfer pricing, as well as legal guides and resources for various corporate structuring projects.
Paul is regularly asked by multinational corporates, financial institutions and professional firms to present training sessions and workshops on subjects relating to corporate and investment structures and the legal aspects of transfer pricing compliance. Through LCN Legal, he has hosted workshops and webinars on these subjects for numerous multinational corporates and tax and TP advisory firms.
TransPrice Tax Advisors LLP,
Akshay is a Chartered Accountant with a focus on transfer pricing and international taxation. He is a founder of a tax firm by the name TransPrice Tax Advisors LLP, which is an India member of Quantera Global worldwide, based in Mumbai, India.
Akshay as an advisor has led multiple cross border tax and transfer pricing planning initiatives and strategy implementation for a large global multinational group. He has also been instrumental in adding value to high net worth multinational clients during his Big 4 and industry experience.
Akshay is an author of a taxation book titled “Handbook on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” released worldwide in year 2016, “General Anti-Avoidance Rules – Establishing Substance over Form” released worldwide in 2017 (Edition I) and 2018 (Edition II), and “Transfer Pricing Referencer” released in 2018. He is also an academician, where his endeavor is to sculpt the taxation knowledge of accounting and legal professionals.