Daniel is currently Chairman of TRM Services and is focusing on building the US chapter of the TRM practice working closely with EAs and CPAs and their clients in the US. He is a US Tax Court Practitioner, EA and an International Tax Attorney – with an excellent track record on tax cases. Daniel has worked in the field of taxation since the 1980s and is a leading pioneer in the advancement of developing a system of tax risk management to circumvent the adversarial nature of tax controversies with tax authorities.
Daniel is an Adjunct Professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law and previously served as Chairman of the Law Society of South Africa’s Tax Matters Committee for more than nine years. He has co-authored a number of books and publications and consults extensively to international EAs, CPAs and MNEs.
Renier van Rensburg is a Chartered Accountant from South Africa and has worked in various Corporate, Family owned and Medium Sized businesses in the Healthcare and Real Estate industries as CFO and COO. He has been responsible for various financial and other departments with varying line functions. His responsibilities range from strategic financial planning, accounting, executive reporting, Funder negotiations and execution, risk & governance management, all tax affairs (from planning to maintenance) with special focus on International Tax & Transfer Pricing for the last 7 years. He has a special interest in International tax and how Corporates manage their tax risk within the latest OECD guidelines and BEPS initiatives.
He is currently CFO for AttAfrica Limited, a Mauritius based property investment company focused on investing, developing and acquiring A-grade shopping centres in key SSA Markets (outside RSA).
Karl is currently a tax director at Unilever, focussed on Tax Planning in mergers and acquisitions, International tax planning and transfer pricing.
He has 10 years experience in the Auditing profession and 25 years experience in corporate and international taxation. Karl is the past Vice-Chairperson of the Regional Finance and Tax Committee - European Chamber of Commerce - Singapore branch and a member of the Special Tax Court and past Chairperson of the Business Unity South Africa Taxation committee.
Karl specialises in Tax Planning in mergers and acquisitions, International tax planning and transfer pricing. His specific focus is on Africa, Middle East, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan, and Turkey.
Karl has lectured on under-graduate and post-graduate courses dealing with International Taxation and Transfer Pricing for the passed 10 years.
Okkie Kellerman is an independent consultant in the areas of international taxation and transfer pricing. He was peviously an executive at ENSafrica, the largest legal firm in Africa.
He is a qualified chartered accountant and specialises in international tax (with special emphasis on inward and outward investments and the funding of transactions such as restructurings, take-overs and merger and acquisition), transfer pricing, thin capitalisation, the application of international double tax agreements and exchange control regulations.
Okkie has gained commercial experience working as a group tax advisor for a large African manufacturer, and has worked for a leading international firm of auditors, advising multinational companies on cross-border tax implication.
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