Topics that will be covered:
• Legal processes to sue and challenge the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia
• Tax law and corporate transactions
• Tax avoidance schemes — case law
• Legal professional privilege and tax law
• Malaysian case studies
• Far-reaching implications of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001
Anand Raj was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1996, and has been a partner of Shearn Delamore & Co since 2003. Anand’s practice areas include all aspects of tax and transfer pricing disputes and litigation, as well as competition law and antitrust. He is the Co-Head of the firm’s Antitrust Practice.
Anand was recognised as the 2017 Asia Tax Disputes and Litigation Practice Leader of the Year by the International Tax Review (“ITR”). He is consistently ranked in Tier 1 of tax law counsel in ITR (2013-2019) and Chambers (2011-2019), and has been listed in Who's Who Legal: Corporate Tax Lawyers (2016-2019).
Anand has been recognised as a leader in his fields by Asia Pacific Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, and other directories. He is the Chairperson of the Tax Subcommittee of the Bar Council Corporate and Commercial Law Committee. He is also the Chair of the International Fiscal Association (“IFA”), Malaysia branch; the Co-Chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s Competition Law Committee; and inaugural Chair of LAWASIA’s Antitrust and Competition Law Subcommittee.
Abhilaash Subramaniam graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from University of Warwick, United Kingdom, and completed the Bar Professional Training Course at University of Cardiff, United Kingdom. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Abhilaash was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2016, and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2017. He has been a member of Shearn Delamore & Co’s Tax and Revenue Practice Group since 2017.
Sharon Lau Foong Yee was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2018. She obtained her LLB degree from University of London in 2016. Sharon has been a member of Shearn Delamore & Co’s Tax and Revenue Practice Group since 2018.
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