Abhijit is an International Tax Partner leading the Pharmaceautical /Life Sciences tax practice and is the head of India Tax Desk in Singapore.
He has more than 22 years tax consultancy experience in dealing with various cross-border complex tax and business issues for MNCs and Asian companies expanding globally. In particular, he specialises on international tax planning, intellectual property structuring, incentive negotiation, M&A and post deal integration strategies, and resolving tax disputes.
Currently, he is actively involved in assisting various American, European and Japanese multinational companies as they expand their operations in Asia using Singapore as a hub. He is also instrumental in assisting a number of Indian top tier business houses to restructure and expand their businesses outside India, develop their tax efficient international operating plans and raise capital.
He maintains close working relationship with various government agencies and is actively involved in lobbying and advising/sharing views on various fiscal policies.
Abhijit is a certified Chartered Accountant and a Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) of Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of NUS and conducts IP Tax Strategy Workshop for IP Academy / NUS and is on the Board of Maxwell Chambers Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Ministry of Law) which is responsible for promoting Singapore as an international arbitration centre.
He is a regular speaker on tax and business issues at media and other public forum and contributes articles for various journals and newspapers. He is the author of the IP Chapter of “The Law & Practice of Singapore Income Tax” published by LexisNexis..