Dhruva Advisors Singapore - Enterprise Singapore on India Budget 2019-20

Dhruva Advisors was honoured once again to collaborate with Enterprise Singapore for the Indian Budget 2019 on 9th July, 2019 at 9.00 am in Singapore (ESG's Bugis office).

The event was to throw light on the tax aspects of Union Budget, macroeconomic, business perspective and certain key issues of India’s growth trajectory, tax management and job creation .

Our CEO, Mr. Dinesh Kanabar along with representatives from India and Singapore government and other leading experts provided their insights on the India Union Budget.

14th Annual Asia Tax Forum 2019

The 14th Asia Tax Forum, the premier event in the region for taxpayers, officials and practitioners, was held in Singapore on May 8th and 9th 2019. This year has seen significant change for international tax. With changes across the globe affecting businesses and tax environment in the Asia- Pacific Region, it is vital for tax professions to get ahead of the cross- border implications. Advancements on BEPs continue and implementation has started. The Asia Tax Forum looks ahead into the year whilst tax professionals advise on best practices. Moreover, technology has a huge impact on modern day. The digital economy has taken flight in recent years and discussions on taxing the digital economy is raising debate. The evolving tax environment makes it essential that tax executives in Asia and globally keep themselves informed of what might affect how they manage their company’s tax obligations. The Asia Tax Forum has become the best opportunity for tax leaders to meet and share experiences of dealing with tax issues.

Dhruva Panel Discussion

Topics – India Tax Insights

  • Practical aspects to consider for India tax assessment and controversy
  • India tax nuances on structuring and M A
  • An update on Indian tax environment
  • Dinesh Kanabar – CEO, Dhruva Advisors
Panel members
  • Lonnie Groe - Tax Director, Asia Pacific at Juniper Networks, Inc
  • Polly Mak – Director Tax, AMEA Kellogg
  • Amit Bansal - Head of Tax, India and South Asia, Uber
  • Chang Yew Kwan – Global Head of Tax, DBS
  • Vishal Gada – Partner, Dhruva Advisors

India Interim Budget 2019-20 & Emerging Trends in Indian Tax & Regulatory Landscape

Dhruva Advisors, Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) hosted a session to discuss the update on the India Interim Budget 2019 and emerging trends in Indian tax & regulatory landscape on February 12th, 2019. There were 150+ participants with good interaction on the following topics:

  • The Government's Scorecard and Budget Highlights
  • India Entry & Exit Strategy
  • India-Singapore Corridor - Treaty aspects
  • Other key international tax issues
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India tax & transfer pricing development

TEI Asia Chapter in association with Dhruva Advisors had hosted a lunch & share session to discuss the recent India tax and transfer pricing developments on March 15th, 2018. The session was attend by lot of clients and was very interactive. The following topics were discussed

  • Impact on Multinational businesses & investors
  • Impact on the investment structures from Singapore
  • Impact on business models and transactions
  • Proactive Planning to deal with offshore remittances, tax compliance and litigation
  • Key India TP developments
  • Key aspects of 2018 Singapore TP guidelines

Tax roundtable for asset managers

Dhruva Advisors hosted Singapore and international tax roundtable for asset managers in Singapore on March 15th, 2018 followed by cocktails and dinner. The event was attend by asset managers, fund administrators, bankers, etc. The following topics were discussed

  • Key changes in the International tax landscape affecting the cross-border investments - Taking cues from developments in India
  • Managing tax risk - Fund structures
  • Key Singapore Budget proposals and trends relevant to Fund industry