Eric is a partner in the private client and tax team and focuses on international corporate tax.
His practice involves advising clients on a broad range of international tax planning and corporate tax advisory matters including investment funds, M&A, cross-border transactions, real estate investments and technology matters. He specializes in structuring investment funds focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, and has significant experience in structuring funds using a Singapore treaty platform to invest into the Asia Pacific region. Eric has advised clients in over $50 billion of international corporate, real estate and private equity transactions.
In addition, he regularly advises ultra-high-net-worth individuals on Japan income and inheritance tax planning and is particularly knowledgeable in the taxation of and use of foreign trusts in regards to Japan.
His clients include leading investment funds in the Asia region, MNCs, technology companies, and ultra-high-net-worth Japanese and foreign individuals.
Having worked in Asia for over 20 years, he is well-versed in the taxation of cross-border transactions across the Asia-Pacific region, involving the US, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and China.
Chambers' Asia-Pacific guide says about him, Eric is the "well known" leader of the tax practice who is highly proficient in dealing with cross-border tax matters including tax planning. Chambers ranks him in Band 1 and Euromoney has listed him in its World Leading Tax Advisors experts guide.
Eric is a founding member of ALTA, Asia-Pacific's Leading Tax Advisors.
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