Yohan Francis Xavier is the key transfer pricing practitioner at Baker Tilly. It is one of the leading tax services providers in Malaysia. Its practice includes transfer pricing dispute resolution, documentation and policies. The team has a strong international and national network in order to help privately held businesses and public interest entities. Its clients include both SMEs and fortune 500 companies.
The team assisted a client with a transfer pricing dispute resolution issue by presenting grounds and reasons for the reduced interest rate. In 2018, it also helped Eastern Decorator implement transfer pricing policies and optimise its entire supply chain.
Cheang Sza Yee joined the firm as a consultant in 2018. Nahela joined the firm as a managing consultant in 2019. Senior consultant Looi Chek Sern and Shobhana Krishnan left the firm.
Foo Meng Huei leads the ransfer pricing practice at Crowe Malaysia. Other key practitioners include Poon Yew Hoe, Becky Nguyen, Sylvia Song and Wong Chun Kit. Its service covers transfer pricing documentation, benchmarking analysis and compliance. Its clients include privately-owned, publically-listed and multinational entities. The firm is a network firm of Crowe Global. It has a close relationship across its global network as to meet clients’ needs.
The team assisted a client in terms of the BEPS requirement documentation, including CbCR reporting, master file and local file.
Becky Nguyen joined the firm as a director and Kishenjeet Nelson joined the firm as a manager in 2018.
“Strong team, giving appropriate advice, highlighting the risk to the management team.”
“The report was well structured with detailed analysis and comments. Able to provide clear data comparisons to come to conclusions.”
“Up to market par, satisfactory.”
Theresa Goh leads the transfer pricing practice at firm. She is active in consumer and industrial products, automotive, telecommunications, life sciences and controversy management sectors. Other key practitioners include Philip Yeoh and Subhabrata Dasgupta. They specialise in energy and resources and financial services respectively.
The whole transfer pricing team is comprised of 78 professionals including three partners. It also has three major markets outside Kuala Lumpur including Johor Bahru, Penang and Kuching. The team provides a wide range of transfer pricing services, covering audit defence, alternative dispute resolution assistance and technology offerings for operational transfer pricing. In addition, it offers practice to foreign clients, including China, India, Japan, Korea and France.
In 2018, the firm hired five managers, seven senior managers and four directors.
Saravana Kumar leads transfer pricing practice at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill. Keith Lim Boon Long, Jason Tan Jia Xin and Katryne Chia Pei Shan are its key practitioners. One case saw the team help Maersk Malaysia on a transfer pricing adjustment issue.
Partner Goh Ka Im leads the transfer pricing practice at Shearn Delamore & Co. Other key practitioners are Anand Raj, Irene Yong and Foong Pui Chi. It helps clients on preparing for, and responding to, transfer pricing enquiries and audits. It also has a strong capability in transfer pricing disputes and litigation, which covers representation in tax appeals and judicial review applications to the courts.
“They provide an excellent professional service.”
Adeline Wong leads transfer pricing practice at Wong & Partners, the Malaysian member of the Baker McKenzie network. Other key practitioners include Yvonne Beh and Krystal Ng. Its practice includes transfer pricing documentation, benchmarking and valuation, audit and defence. It also works closely with the Baker McKenzie global network in order to provide a better and more comprehensive transfer pricing service.
The team helped a client preparing regional transfer pricing documentation for audit defensibility. It also assisted another client with the review, documenting, and assessment of its transfer pricing policy and audit risks for Malaysia.