Course Detail(TAX196 : TP Documentation and Benchmarking Analysis - How to get it right?)

UTAP Funding

TAX196 : TP Documentation and Benchmarking Analysis - How to get it right?

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective
 
Transfer pricing documentation and benchmarking analysis are key when defending transfer pricing risks from tax authorities. However, the reality is that the theory and practice of preparing documentation and benchmarking analysis are very different, hence the importance of practical insights.
 
This seminar is designed to share practical knowledge through real life case studies about key aspects of managing transfer pricing risks. You will learn:

  • Practical solutions on how to test related party transactions, including services, buy/sell transactions, intercompany loans with a case study using databases.
  • How to ensure that your documentation and benchmarking analysis are ‘bullet-proof.'
  • Practical tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis to ensure you get it right
  • How to implement benchmarking results correctly and examples of how the implementation can go wrong.  

Programme Outline


Morning session

  • Refresher covering key principles of preparing documentation
  • The importance of functional analysis and characterisation of transactions
  • Common mistakes in the preparation of functional analyses and how to get it right
  • Principles and rationale for economic and benchmarking analysis
  • Alternatives available for testing related party transactions, are databases the only option?
  • Are searches and benchmarking analysis always required? How to identify exceptions?

Afternoon Session

  • Hands on case study using databases
  • How to test:
    • service transactions
    • buy/sell transactions
    • intercompany loans
  • Do and don’t’s when testing related party transactions
  • How to identify ‘blind spots’ and key tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis
  • How to implement the results of benchmarking analysis
  • Examples of how the implementation can go wrong.

 
Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies and examples. Participants can actively contribute and submit questions before the seminar.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate level program. The program is suitable for professionals involved in tax, transfer pricing or cross-border taxation including: CFOs, financial controllers, senior tax managers, accountants/auditors and finance professionals who are advising or are in-charge of tax or transfer pricing strategy or are responsible for implementing and managing tax or transfer pricing risks as part of their roles.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

04 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

21 Aug 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Date & Time

08 Apr 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Date & Time

20 Nov 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Testimonial

Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 27 July 2019 – 31 March 2020.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.


To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
 
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008.

Programme Facilitator(s)


​Adriana Calderon
Adriana Calderon
(LLB, M.Int.Tax., Dip.Acc)


Adriana Calderon is the Director of Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia, a subsidiary of Transfer Pricing Solutions Australia located in Singapore. 

She has extensive International experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms advising multinational companies in the areas of Corporate and International Taxation across South America, the US, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. In Asia Pacific, she has specialised in the area of Transfer Pricing, building on her Latin American experience as a lawyer in Commercial and Tax legislation. 

As a transfer pricing practitioner, Adriana has advised companies in the Asia Pacific Region across various industries and in a wide range of projects associated with transfer pricing planning, compliance and dispute resolutions including defending companies during reviews and audits with Tax Authorities. She has also participated in specialised projects involving pricing of financial transactions, business restructures and negotiation of advanced pricing arrangements. Most recently she has also participated in transfer pricing planning projects to implement BEPS’s Action Plan and Country-by-Country Reporting.

Adriana is also a regular speaker at transfer pricing forums and seminars in both Australia and Singapore. She has also facilitated training programs for the Tax Authorities, CPA Australia and the University of Melbourne. She is a barrister (Colombia) and a Master in International Taxation from the University of Melbourne and enjoys contributing with technical articles to well-respected publications about transfer pricing
 

Programme Objective
 
Transfer pricing documentation and benchmarking analysis are key when defending transfer pricing risks from tax authorities. However, the reality is that the theory and practice of preparing documentation and benchmarking analysis are very different, hence the importance of practical insights.
 
This seminar is designed to share practical knowledge through real life case studies about key aspects of managing transfer pricing risks. You will learn:

  • Practical solutions on how to test related party transactions, including services, buy/sell transactions, intercompany loans with a case study using databases.
  • How to ensure that your documentation and benchmarking analysis are ‘bullet-proof.'
  • Practical tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis to ensure you get it right
  • How to implement benchmarking results correctly and examples of how the implementation can go wrong.  

Programme Outline


Morning session

  • Refresher covering key principles of preparing documentation
  • The importance of functional analysis and characterisation of transactions
  • Common mistakes in the preparation of functional analyses and how to get it right
  • Principles and rationale for economic and benchmarking analysis
  • Alternatives available for testing related party transactions, are databases the only option?
  • Are searches and benchmarking analysis always required? How to identify exceptions?

Afternoon Session

  • Hands on case study using databases
  • How to test:
    • service transactions
    • buy/sell transactions
    • intercompany loans
  • Do and don’t’s when testing related party transactions
  • How to identify ‘blind spots’ and key tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis
  • How to implement the results of benchmarking analysis
  • Examples of how the implementation can go wrong.

 
Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies and examples. Participants can actively contribute and submit questions before the seminar.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate level program. The program is suitable for professionals involved in tax, transfer pricing or cross-border taxation including: CFOs, financial controllers, senior tax managers, accountants/auditors and finance professionals who are advising or are in-charge of tax or transfer pricing strategy or are responsible for implementing and managing tax or transfer pricing risks as part of their roles.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

​Adriana Calderon
Adriana Calderon
(LLB, M.Int.Tax., Dip.Acc)


Adriana Calderon is the Director of Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia, a subsidiary of Transfer Pricing Solutions Australia located in Singapore. 

She has extensive International experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms advising multinational companies in the areas of Corporate and International Taxation across South America, the US, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. In Asia Pacific, she has specialised in the area of Transfer Pricing, building on her Latin American experience as a lawyer in Commercial and Tax legislation. 

As a transfer pricing practitioner, Adriana has advised companies in the Asia Pacific Region across various industries and in a wide range of projects associated with transfer pricing planning, compliance and dispute resolutions including defending companies during reviews and audits with Tax Authorities. She has also participated in specialised projects involving pricing of financial transactions, business restructures and negotiation of advanced pricing arrangements. Most recently she has also participated in transfer pricing planning projects to implement BEPS’s Action Plan and Country-by-Country Reporting.

Adriana is also a regular speaker at transfer pricing forums and seminars in both Australia and Singapore. She has also facilitated training programs for the Tax Authorities, CPA Australia and the University of Melbourne. She is a barrister (Colombia) and a Master in International Taxation from the University of Melbourne and enjoys contributing with technical articles to well-respected publications about transfer pricing
 

Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

04 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709