Cameron Smith, Deloitte Australia, is a partner in the Melbourne office, and a member of the Global Transfer Pricing practice.
Cam has 23 years of transfer pricing and tax experience working with clients in Australia, Asia, New Zealand, and Europe, including five years with Deloitte's transfer pricing team in London. In addition to his time with Deloitte, Cam has worked for PwC in Australia and New Zealand, including leading PwC's New Zealand transfer pricing practice.
Cam's experience includes advising on a wide variety of complex transfer pricing matters for some of the world's largest multinational corporations. His expertise relates to transfer pricing matters associated with business model optimisation; revenue authority dispute resolution; negotiating bilateral and unilateral advance pricing arrangements; designing, implementing, reviewing, and supporting transfer pricing policies; preparing global, regional, and local transfer pricing documentation; due diligence exercises; and pricing financial transactions.
Cam has led several global transfer pricing projects for outbound multinationals, has extensive experience in advising inbound companies on their transfer pricing issues, and has successfully negotiated positive outcomes for clients in transfer pricing audit defence, APAs, and other transfer pricing controversy projects.
Cam specialises in advising clients in the consumer business and transport and technology sectors, but advises multinationals on transfer pricing matters in a variety of other industries, including engineering and construction, media and telecommunications, life sciences and healthcare, and financial services.
Cam is engaged with a number of key stakeholders around current Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) issues, including as a member of the Australian Treasury's BEPS Advisory Group. Cam has authored several transfer pricing articles, contributed to a number of international transfer pricing books, and regularly presents on transfer pricing at external seminars.
Professional and academic qualifications
Cam has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree, and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.