Kirsi is a tax and transfer pricing professional with extensive experience in cross-border acquisitions, inbound and outbound investments, transfer pricing, IPR management, and tax-efficient supply chain management. She is a frequent speaker on transfer pricing.
Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Kirsi was Director of Corporate Tax Management at Outotec Oyj, a Finnish-based technology group. Prior to that she was Partner and Head of Transfer Pricing Practice at EY Finland. She worked in EY's transfer pricing group in Chicago during 1998-2000.
During the last 21 years, Kirsi has advised a broad range of clients in all areas of transfer pricing, including planning, documentation, controversy management, and litigation.
In her recent transfer pricing projects, she has assisted listed and private companies in preparing for transfer pricing reviews conducted by the Finnish Large Taxpayers' Office (KOVE), and she has supported them during the review process. She advises companies on meeting the BEPS requirements.
In recent large transactions, she structured cross-border acquisitions of Finnish targets, and in a domestic transaction, a simplification of the group structure outside of Finland.
She has advised high-tech and IT companies on how to structure their global operations tax-efficiently, and how to manage their IPRs.
She has assisted clients with permanent establishment issues in Finland and in other countries.