Roman Dawid is an international tax partner at PwC based in Frankfurt am Main specialised in transfer pricing. He has worked as an economist for over 20 years, and is specialised in the analysis of complex business processes and intangible valuation. In 2005 he founded and led the transfer pricing team at another Big Four audit firm in Frankfurt am Main, before moving to PwC in 2013.
Dr Dawid has over 16 years of experience as a transfer pricing advisor at a Big 4 audit firm. He has advised many large European, US, Canadian and Asian multinational enterprises in various industries in all areas of transfer pricing, including planning, documentation and tax audit defence.
Together with his clients, Dr Dawid has developed and implemented global transfer pricing systems and has prepared global master files as well as local transfer pricing documentations. His current focus is on implementation of the new OECD BEPS regulations, especially action items 8 -10 (intangibles and high risk transactions) and action item 13 (documentation and CbCR).He has supported clients in business restructurings and valuations of intangible property. Furthermore, Dr Dawid has supported the successful negotiation of several mutual agreement procedures and APAs.
His industry experience includes companies in the aviation, automotive, chemicals, consulting, construction equipment, consumer goods, education, electronics, (renewable) energy, financial services, food, industrial goods, (IT) services, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, real estate, satellite, semiconductor, software, telecommunication, trading, utilities and venture capital industries.
Dr Dawid has worked on several research projects and on a number of economic and business publications. He is co-author of the study "Europe One Market" which was used as a decision basis by the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and seminars. He has a teaching assignment in the International Master of Taxation Program at the University of Göttingen.
Dr Dawid co-authored the leading German publication on transfer pricing, "Handbuch Internationale Verrechnungspreise", edited by Heinz-Klaus Kroppen, to which he contributed commentaries on the OECD transfer pricing guidelines. Moreover, he is editor of a book on transfer pricing for practitioners published by Springer-Gabler, one of the leading German business publishing companies.
Prior to his career in transfer pricing, Dr Dawid worked as a research and teaching assistant in the field of public finance and taxation at Bochum University. Dr Dawid graduated with a PhD in economics from Bochum University and holds a master's degree in economics from Constance University. He also studied at the London School of Economics. He is member of the International Fiscal Association and Verein für Socialpolitik, the leading association of German-speaking economists.