WTS Taxise strengthens trade, compliance and transfer pricing practices with the arrival of senior consultants Karmi Leiman and Christine Schwarzl
11 September 2023, Singapore – WTS Taxise is pleased to welcome Karmi Leiman, international trade and compliance specialist, and Christine Schwarzl, transfer pricing specialist who have joined the firm as Consultants. Their arrival further strengthens the firm’s market-recognised capabilities in the areas of international trade and compliance and transfer pricing.
Karmi has over 30 years’ experience in export compliance and trade policy. He founded Leiman Consulting and advising both large and small firms on business issues and government policies arising from the US-China trade tensions and technology rivalry. He is a renowned expert in the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and has strong knowledge of export control regimes in non-US jurisdictions, including the Singapore Strategic Goods Control Act. Karmi is licensed by US Customs and Border Protection as a Customs Broker. View Karmi’s profile here. Watch Karmi’s recorded presentations in the Aug 2023 WTS Taxise seminar on US export controls and sanctions update and the implications of US-China trade tensions on businesses in Asia here.
Christine has over 25 years’ experience in international tax and transfer pricing including over 20 years in Asia and seven years with the “big four” firms in Singapore and China. Her advisory work focuses on international tax in relation to tax structuring and planning, transfer pricing and China trade and policies. View Christine’s profile here. Christine will also be speaking at the upcoming WTS Taxise seminar (online and on-site) on “Structuring your business for efficiency in the new post-COVID and post-BEPS world”. To pre-register and receive event details, please subscribe here.
Commenting on these latest firm developments, WTS Taxise Co-Founder and Principal Eugene Lim said, “We are excited to have Karmi and Christine on board as part of the WTS Taxise team. With the increasingly complex tax and trade regimes faced by businesses in Asia, we remain dedicated to offering unparalleled specialist expertise in the areas of international tax, trade and transfer pricing together with our WTS Global network of tax firms in Asia and beyond.”
Founded in 2019 by some of the region’s market leading international tax and international trade lawyers and practitioners, WTS Taxise offers practical and audit conflict-free objective advice on complex local and international tax and international trade matters drawn from its unique mix of professionals including lawyers, tax accountants, economists, academics and senior former in-house tax specialists in its ranks. Together, the firm provides holistic multi-disciplinary perspectives and solutions to address our clients’ most difficult and strategic international tax, international trade and transfer pricing issues. WTS Taxise is a member firm of WTS Global, an international network of selected tax firms, with presence in more than 100 countries worldwide.