Rob O'Connor, Deloitte Canada, is a Tax partner based in Toronto. He has 30 years of public accounting experience, including 27 years with Deloitte. Rob Rob is involved in providing income tax services including specifically transfer pricing services and advice to Canadian and foreign corporations that are members of multinational corporate groups.
The majority of Rob's practice has been focused on providing transfer pricing services and advice since Canada introduced revised transfer pricing rules in 1997. Over that 19 year period, Rob has held various leadership roles within Deloitte including Toronto transfer pricing practice leader, Canadian transfer pricing practice leader and Global Managing Director – Transfer Pricing, DTTL (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd). Rob is currently a member of Deloitte's Global Business Tax Leadership team.
He is a frequent speaker and author on international transfer pricing and related tax issues. Rob appears in Euromoney's Guides to the World's Leading Transfer Pricing Advisors, the Best of the Best for Transfer Pricing and the World's Leading Tax Advisors. Rob also appears in International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders Guide.
Rob's tax and transfer pricing experience includes planning and CA/APA engagements, dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on tax and transfer pricing issues and assisting clients to compile and present information to support transfer prices and develop audit defence strategies. Rob has assisted clients in a wide variety of industries. He has been involved in many projects dealing with the reorganization or restructuring of global operations and the movement of functions, risks and ownership of assets.
Rob has also been involved in many specialized tax consulting projects, particularly involving cross-border transactions, acquisitions, divestitures and inbound investment in Canada.
- Chartered Professional Accountant
- Bachelors of Mathematics, University of Waterloo