Hernan Allik, Deloitte Canada, is a partner in the Montréal office and the leader of the Quebec transfer pricing practice. Hernan has extensive experience assisting some of Deloitte's largest Canadian multinational clients with their global transfer pricing planning, operational, compliance and dispute resolution needs. He specializes in assisting companies understand, influence and respond to the evolving global tax environment, including assisting clients design, implement and defend transfer pricing and business models that are aligned with a company's value chain. Hernan also has extensive experience assisting clients successfully apply for and obtain Advanced Pricing Arrangements (APAs) with tax administrations.
Hernan serves clients across a variety of industries, with emphasis in the mining, manufacturing, engineering and retailing sectors. He leads the development of transfer pricing strategies and global documentation for complex tangible, intangible and services transactions for multiple jurisdictions. He assists major multinational companies in the tax planning and implementation of global supply chain reorganizations, involving the coordination and deployment of global transfer pricing experts. He has also structured and priced a wide range of financial transactions, including loans, factoring of accounts receivable, cash pooling, risk hedging and guarantees.
Hernan completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 2001, with a major in Management and Economics, and was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2007. He completed a Master of Taxation degree from the University of Waterloo in 2011.
Publications and presentations
Hernan Allik is a frequent speaker at organizations such as the Tax Executives Institute and the Canadian Tax Foundation, including topics relating to Country-by-Country reporting, BEPS action steps, and substance in the Canadian tax context. He has also published articles for Tax Analysts, including a series regarding Canada's first transfer pricing case heard at the Supreme Court of Canada.