iAdvisory Clinic: Managing Your Inter-company Tax Positions In Malaysia - 24th Apr 2014 (Singapore)

Seminar Details

Date: 24th April 2014 (Thursday)

Time: 2.00pm to 5.30pm

Venue: 230 Victoria Street #10-00 Bugis Junction Office Tower Singapore 188024, IE Singapore - Little Red Dot Seminar Room

Seminar Organizer

This clinic is organized by International Enterprise Singapore.


Fee: SGD40.00 Nett (payment via Credit Card only)

The advancements of global trade and the increasing use of tax efficient business restructuring by companies has led to tax authorities scrutinising company transactions (both on an inter and intra-firm basis) on a scale never seen before. Singapore and Hong Kong have become regional hub centres for all sectors of industry to establish headquarter operations from which to manage the region.

The links between Singapore and Malaysia are plenty. Singaporean companies are increasingly expanding their operations into Malaysia, attracted by relatively cheaper labour and land factors. Companies have expanded operations into the Johor corridor and other parts of Malaysia, while retaining core functions in Singapore.

The establishment of subsidiaries in and around the region, including Malaysia, is often underpinned by an element of tax efficiency which has led to transfer pricing (i.e., the pricing of related party transactions) a key concept that finance, treasury and operations professionals have to pay an increasing attention to.

This clinic provides overview of recent transfer pricing developments in Malaysia, as well as shares a practical approach for Malaysian taxpayers to manage their transfer pricing obligations in Malaysia.


Who Should Attend?

General Managers, Tax Directors and Managers, Finance Directors and Managers, Accountants, and anyone else who have responsibilities on setting transfer prices or preparing documentation for transfer pricing purposes.





Transfer pricing in Malaysia - an introduction


Tea Break


How IE Singapore could assist you in your internationalisation journey


Recent transfer pricing investigation in Malaysia and other audit trends


Global transfer pricing trends


Questions & Answers



About The Speaker

Sowmya is a Director at an international consultancy firm that specializes in Transfer Pricing and Tax Valuation. Having been trained in the U.S. with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sowmya now applies her transfer pricing training to transfer pricing issues in the Asia Pacific region.

She has extensive experience in the high technology/semi-conductor as well as pharmaceutical/biomedical industries and also has significant IP valuation skills in addition to transfer pricing. Sowmya has also represented her clients in transfer pricing audits and thus has had several interactions with tax authorities both in Singapore as well as in the region.

Sowmya is an economist with Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University and more than 10 years of transfer pricing consulting experience.

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