Host: Vivien Wang, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP
Last year saw significant developments on the US international tax, tariff, and trade front for inbound investors. What do these and other more recent developments mean for Chinese investors as they position and structure their investments? We’ll discuss:
- Implications and considerations for Chinese inbound investors based on 2019 US international tax, tariff, and trade developments.
- Factors to consider relating to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020.
- Supply chain considerations, including compliance with new rules and maximizing cash flows.
Meet the speakers
Helen is a Deloitte Tax LLP managing director within Deloitte’s Global Trade Advisory group. Helen serves multinational clients globally and leads the group’s import service offerings, including matters involving the link between transfer pricing and related-party Customs valuation. Helen also serves as the Global Indirect Tax Quality and Risk partner on Deloitte’s Global Indirect Tax Executive Committee. Before joining Deloitte Tax in 2002, Helen worked at Arthur Andersen LLP, where she was also involved in advising clients on a variety of matters involving global import and export issues. Prior to joining Andersen, she practiced law in Washington D.C. and New York, focusing on legal matters involving customs and international trade law, international transportation law, and suretyship law.
Lillian assists multi-national clients with tax advantaged investment structuring, financing strategies, repatriation techniques, foreign tax credit planning, and global tax minimization. She leads the international tax service team for some of Deloitte’s largest clients, including several large financial institutions. Lillian has more than 15 years of professional experience in international tax and extensive experience assisting Chinese entities doing business in the US. Her industry specialization is financial services, with a focus on asset management.
Vivien has more than 18 years of public accounting and international tax experiences, providing tax consulting, compliance, and tax accounting assurance services to various high-tech and venture capital clients. Her experience includes structuring and globally managing both US inbound and outbound investments. Vivien assisted in the planning and implementation of the worldwide restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, and IP migrations for multinational clients. Vivien is also the National Tax leader of Deloitte’s US Chinese Services Group, specializing in China strategy planning for US companies and investment funds and US inbound investment issues for China based investors. Vivien is our US Inbound Practice leader for the West Region, focusing on serving foreign company’s investments in the US through both M&A and greenfield investment.
Lynn is a managing director and Ph.D. economist in Deloitte’s Global Transfer Pricing practice and the US Southeast Marketplace leader of the Chinese Services Group. She has extensive consulting experience and specializes in assisting clients with global tax rationalization, transfer pricing planning, documentation, and audit defense. Her work has spanned a variety of industries, including technology, consumer & industrial products, financial services, life sciences, and other sectors.