India appoints a new Competent Authority

Tax Controversy & Dispute Resolution ()

The Indian Government has appointed Mr. Akhilesh Ranjan as India's new Competent Authority for a period of 5 years. He replaces Mr. S.K. Mishra, and will handle MAP & Bilateral APA cases going forward. Mr. Akhilesh Ranjan has held several senior posts, including Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) during his career with the Indian Revenue.