K. R. Sekar
Partner, Deloitte India
K.R. Sekar leads the Deloitte Private practice for Deloitte India. Sekar has a strong experience of advising companies throughout their business life cycle. His experience lies in working with clients in the high growth sectors and emerging markets on their business strategy and tax advisory.
In his previous role, Sekar led the Global Business Tax practice for Deloitte India. Over the last 30 years, Sekar has worked with a niche portfolio of clients on corporate and international taxation, inbound structuring, and controversy management. He is associated with many landmark litigation cases for global companies.
In addition to advising clients, Sekar is active in representing before the Government on various tax issues impacting industry through his positions in Chambers of Commerce. He is also a prolific writer, contributing regularly to tax journals and main line papers. He has authored many books including Transfer Pricing Law & Practice, Taxation of Merger, De-merger & Foreign Collaboration and Landmark Judgements of Supreme Court on Direct Tax Laws: An Analysis.
Sekar is the President of Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce and works closely with other chambers including NASSCOM. He is a member of the Governing Board of International Tax Research and Analysis Foundation (ITRAF) a dedicated research body in the field of International Tax and has contributed in in the following papers:
1) COVID 19 impact on economy: How India can lead the way
2) International Taxation in the Digital Era
3) Challenges in Domestic and International Taxation: Emerging India Experience
4) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS): The Global Taxation Agenda
5) Insights into Evolving Issues of Taxation: Existing and Continuing Challenges
Recognized as one of the leading tax advisers from India in the Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers published by Legal Media Group, Euromoney.
Recognized as one of the leading tax controversy leaders by International Tax Review.
He has Recently authored a book on Digital Economy & Direct Taxation.