Mr Kemp is a Partner and National Leader of the Global Transfer Pricing and Dispute Resolution Services practice at Wolrige Mahon (Canadian member of Baker Tilly International). He is also a member of Baker Tilly International's Global Transfer Pricing Committee, which oversees the development of transfer globally within the firm.
Mr Kemp has over twenty years of experience in the areas of: global transfer pricing, including corresponding international tax planning strategies, income tax and financial advisory. During this time he has advised multinational enterprises, within a broad scope of industries, on transfer pricing planning, documentation and dispute resolution matters. He has advised clients on a full spectrum of cross-border transactions, including: tangible assets, intangible assets, intellectual property, services, financial transactions, management fees and cost reimbursements.
From a transaction perspective, Mr Kemp has significant experience regarding the identification and assessment of intangible assets and intellectual property, as well the evaluation of financial transactions and corresponding determination of loan interest rates and guarantee fees. From an industry perspective, he has considerable experience regarding investment advisory and fund management companies, including the determination of advisory, sub-advisory, distribution, management and related service fees.
He has successfully defended transfer pricing policies under audit by Canadian and foreign taxation authorities, encompassing field audit negotiations, Notice of Objection Appeals, Competent Authority Submissions and Advanced Pricing Arrangements.
Mr Kemp has been acknowledged as one of the leading transfer pricing advisers in the world, and has been repeatedly included in the Euromoney Legal Media Group's "Guide to the World's Leading Transfer Pricing Advisers". He has also been acknowledged as one of the leading tax dispute advisers in the world, and has been included in International Tax Review's "Tax Controversy Leaders Guide".
He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, Canadian Tax Foundation, and International Fiscal Association.