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John Kondos

Tax Partner at KPMG

Wade Wagatsuma is the Principal-In-Charge of the US tax practice for KPMG China. Previously, Wade served as the Partner-In-Charge of the US tax practice of KPMG LLP (United Kingdom) and prior to that, served as a Principal with Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US).  Wade practices in the area of U.S. federal income taxation with emphasis on transactional tax planning, both domestic and cross-border. He has represented a broad spectrum of clients ranging from emerging growth and privately held entities to Fortune 500 corporations. In particular, Wade has extensive experience in representing financial sponsors in both domestic and foreign real estate, infrastructure and leveraged buyout transactions.  Wade has also represented larger publicly held and privately held clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and cross-border transactions.


Chris Xing has assisted numerous international and domestic Chinese private equity funds and corporations on tax due diligence, and on a wide range of tax issues concerning cross border transactions, corporate establishment, M&As and corporate transactions in the PRC and Hong Kong.

Chris has also assisted multinational corporations with undertaking investments in the PRC, restructuring of business operations and devising tax efficient strategies for implementing PRC business operations and profit repatriation strategies.

Chris is a member of the Mainland Taxation Sub-committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is an editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation. He is also a regular speaker and writer on tax matters, and has published numerous articles on Chinese taxation in various journals.  He has also been interviewed and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BBC World News.


John Kondos is KPMG’s Asia Pacific Lead Partner for Transfer Pricing. He specializes in financial services transfer pricing, where he has completed a large number of Advance Pricing Arrangements (APAs) as well as transfer pricing defense and controversy management in China, Japan and across the Asia Pacific region working globally with tax authorities in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and other key jurisdictions.

As a dedicated FSTP specialist, John leads the Asia regional Financial Services Transfer Pricing team covering transfer pricing documentation, planning, controversy, audit resolution, including competent authority matters.John’s solid understanding of the transfer pricing environment across Asia is supplemented by a detailed knowledge of the financial services industry, its products and operating models.

Having lived and worked in Asia for over 15 years, John has extensive experience specializing in financial TP issues across the region with respect to Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia.



  Justin Pearce , Senior Tax Advisor, KPMG China

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Justine Pearce

Senior Tax Advisor at KPMG

Wade Wagatsuma is the Principal-In-Charge of the US tax practice for KPMG China. Previously, Wade served as the Partner-In-Charge of the US tax practice of KPMG LLP (United Kingdom) and prior to that, served as a Principal with Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US).  Wade practices in the area of U.S. federal income taxation with emphasis on transactional tax planning, both domestic and cross-border. He has represented a broad spectrum of clients ranging from emerging growth and privately held entities to Fortune 500 corporations. In particular, Wade has extensive experience in representing financial sponsors in both domestic and foreign real estate, infrastructure and leveraged buyout transactions.  Wade has also represented larger publicly held and privately held clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and cross-border transactions.


Chris Xing has assisted numerous international and domestic Chinese private equity funds and corporations on tax due diligence, and on a wide range of tax issues concerning cross border transactions, corporate establishment, M&As and corporate transactions in the PRC and Hong Kong.

Chris has also assisted multinational corporations with undertaking investments in the PRC, restructuring of business operations and devising tax efficient strategies for implementing PRC business operations and profit repatriation strategies.

Chris is a member of the Mainland Taxation Sub-committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is an editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation. He is also a regular speaker and writer on tax matters, and has published numerous articles on Chinese taxation in various journals.  He has also been interviewed and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BBC World News.


John Kondos is KPMG’s Asia Pacific Lead Partner for Transfer Pricing. He specializes in financial services transfer pricing, where he has completed a large number of Advance Pricing Arrangements (APAs) as well as transfer pricing defense and controversy management in China, Japan and across the Asia Pacific region working globally with tax authorities in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and other key jurisdictions.

As a dedicated FSTP specialist, John leads the Asia regional Financial Services Transfer Pricing team covering transfer pricing documentation, planning, controversy, audit resolution, including competent authority matters.John’s solid understanding of the transfer pricing environment across Asia is supplemented by a detailed knowledge of the financial services industry, its products and operating models.

Having lived and worked in Asia for over 15 years, John has extensive experience specializing in financial TP issues across the region with respect to Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia.



  Justin Pearce , Senior Tax Advisor, KPMG China

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Wade Wagatsuma

Head of US Corporate Tax at KPMG

Wade Wagatsuma is the Principal-In-Charge of the US tax practice for KPMG China. Previously, Wade served as the Partner-In-Charge of the US tax practice of KPMG LLP (United Kingdom) and prior to that, served as a Principal with Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US).  Wade practices in the area of U.S. federal income taxation with emphasis on transactional tax planning, both domestic and cross-border. He has represented a broad spectrum of clients ranging from emerging growth and privately held entities to Fortune 500 corporations. In particular, Wade has extensive experience in representing financial sponsors in both domestic and foreign real estate, infrastructure and leveraged buyout transactions.  Wade has also represented larger publicly held and privately held clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and cross-border transactions.


Chris Xing has assisted numerous international and domestic Chinese private equity funds and corporations on tax due diligence, and on a wide range of tax issues concerning cross border transactions, corporate establishment, M&As and corporate transactions in the PRC and Hong Kong.

Chris has also assisted multinational corporations with undertaking investments in the PRC, restructuring of business operations and devising tax efficient strategies for implementing PRC business operations and profit repatriation strategies.

Chris is a member of the Mainland Taxation Sub-committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is an editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation. He is also a regular speaker and writer on tax matters, and has published numerous articles on Chinese taxation in various journals.  He has also been interviewed and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BBC World News.


John Kondos is KPMG’s Asia Pacific Lead Partner for Transfer Pricing. He specializes in financial services transfer pricing, where he has completed a large number of Advance Pricing Arrangements (APAs) as well as transfer pricing defense and controversy management in China, Japan and across the Asia Pacific region working globally with tax authorities in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and other key jurisdictions.

As a dedicated FSTP specialist, John leads the Asia regional Financial Services Transfer Pricing team covering transfer pricing documentation, planning, controversy, audit resolution, including competent authority matters.John’s solid understanding of the transfer pricing environment across Asia is supplemented by a detailed knowledge of the financial services industry, its products and operating models.

Having lived and worked in Asia for over 15 years, John has extensive experience specializing in financial TP issues across the region with respect to Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia.



  Justin Pearce , Senior Tax Advisor, KPMG China

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Chris Xing

KPMG

Wade Wagatsuma is the Principal-In-Charge of the US tax practice for KPMG China. Previously, Wade served as the Partner-In-Charge of the US tax practice of KPMG LLP (United Kingdom) and prior to that, served as a Principal with Washington National Tax, KPMG LLP (US).  Wade practices in the area of U.S. federal income taxation with emphasis on transactional tax planning, both domestic and cross-border. He has represented a broad spectrum of clients ranging from emerging growth and privately held entities to Fortune 500 corporations. In particular, Wade has extensive experience in representing financial sponsors in both domestic and foreign real estate, infrastructure and leveraged buyout transactions.  Wade has also represented larger publicly held and privately held clients in a variety of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and cross-border transactions.


Chris Xing has assisted numerous international and domestic Chinese private equity funds and corporations on tax due diligence, and on a wide range of tax issues concerning cross border transactions, corporate establishment, M&As and corporate transactions in the PRC and Hong Kong.

Chris has also assisted multinational corporations with undertaking investments in the PRC, restructuring of business operations and devising tax efficient strategies for implementing PRC business operations and profit repatriation strategies.

Chris is a member of the Mainland Taxation Sub-committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is an editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation. He is also a regular speaker and writer on tax matters, and has published numerous articles on Chinese taxation in various journals.  He has also been interviewed and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BBC World News.


John Kondos is KPMG’s Asia Pacific Lead Partner for Transfer Pricing. He specializes in financial services transfer pricing, where he has completed a large number of Advance Pricing Arrangements (APAs) as well as transfer pricing defense and controversy management in China, Japan and across the Asia Pacific region working globally with tax authorities in the US, UK, Germany, Canada and other key jurisdictions.

As a dedicated FSTP specialist, John leads the Asia regional Financial Services Transfer Pricing team covering transfer pricing documentation, planning, controversy, audit resolution, including competent authority matters.John’s solid understanding of the transfer pricing environment across Asia is supplemented by a detailed knowledge of the financial services industry, its products and operating models.

Having lived and worked in Asia for over 15 years, John has extensive experience specializing in financial TP issues across the region with respect to Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia.



  Justin Pearce , Senior Tax Advisor, KPMG China