S. Varadharajan

S. Varadharajan possess a rich experience in Taxation, he was associated with Reliance ADA group for almost 6 years handling all compliances and tax planning under Indirect Taxes. Presently, he is working in the capacity of Director- Indirect Taxation with the firm. He has also worked with the groups like Vedanta (Bharat Aluminum Co. Ltd. and Sterlite Industries India Ltd ) Reliance Industries, Wipro Infotech, Rane Group (Madras), Union Motor Group. Major Achievements – handled all sections of Indirect taxation successfully, Issues handled on Classification, eligibility of exemption, Concession, Modvat – Cenvat Cases & Assessment, Imports under various schemes, Won Many cases before CESTAT, C(A), Adjudicating authorities, Representation and succeeded before Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, MEPZ, EEPZ, C B E & C, DGFT’s- Nexus approval committee, Norms fixation & Policy Relaxation Committee, Commercial Tax & Check posts authorities. Lectured in public seminars on tax matters, Contributed thought provoking articles on Tax, Authored Books on Excise, VAT, GST, Service Tax, Conducted classes on tax to ICSI and Trade associations, Submitted pre Budget memorandum to Ministry and changes suggested have been given effect too, Translated TV Mega Serials from Hindi to Tamil “like Sagar’s Ramayana , BR Chopra’s Mahabarat, Tippu sultan etc., Many Educational programmes in All India Radio, Written books on spoken Hindi, English, First book in Tamil in Excise, GST.

Lakshmi Sankar

Lakshmi Sankar is a Chartered Accountant with around 11 years experience in assisting clients navigate Indian tax & regulatory challenges. He has worked with Indian promoters & MNEs from Middle East & western world, build their business in India and is currently focusing on dealing with the Government at the Centre State level, on emerging fiscal policies with specific context to financial sector reforms. He is currently working in the capacity of Associate Director- Financial Sector with the firm.

He has been involved in establishing financial undertakings in India for large foreign banks, foreign venture capital investors and helping promoters/ Indian conglomerates to set up financial service business, navigate acquisition opportunities, create structure that unlock and preserve value creation.

He has extensively worked on engagements/ projects cutting across the financial services spectrum of FinTech, family offices, estate planning, banks, NBFC, peer to peer lending platforms and insurance players. He has successfully helped start-ups and their promoters by exploring the expansion opportunities in India & globally and holds significant experience in advising clients in the areas of transaction advisory, fund structuring, inbound investment advisory, corporate & international tax.

Lakshmi Sankar has worked on tax dispute resolution certainty initiatives including focused discussions with CIT & need based advocacy with the CBDT, Ministry of Finance. He has assisted clients in obtaining complex regulatory approvals with the key arms of the Govt including RBI, DIPP, SEZ.

Meenu Wadhawan

Meenu Wadhawan is an Associate Director in International taxation and Transfer Pricing practice of Nangia & Co LLP. She possesses over 10 years of rich experience of handling International taxation and Transfer Pricing matters of inbound and outbound multinational clients across a range of industries such as retail, media and entertainment, industrial goods, software and ITES, telecom, automobiles, infrastructure, oil & gas, EPC, financial sector, and many more. Since 2008, she has been involved in various transfer pricing assignments, including transfer pricing planning and global transfer pricing documentation, transfer pricing policy setting, Business Restructuring, transfer pricing structuring, transfer pricing valuations including intangible valuations, Profit attribution analyses, Fin 48 analysis, strategizing and implementing global cross charge mechanism, advisory for inter-company price setting of financial transactions, etc.

She has extensive experience in assisting multi-nationals resolve complex transfer pricing disputes at almost all appellate forums and has also assisted various multi-nationals in resolving disputes through the Mutual Agreement Procedure and APA proceedings.

Prior to Nangia & Co LLP, she was an Associate Director in PwC and has also worked in General Electric’s in-house Transfer Pricing team. She holds Masters in Business Economics and Bachelor in Business Studies degrees from Delhi University.

Vibha Jain

Vibha Jain is Associate Director in the firm, having work experience of more than 12 years with skills and specialisation in Accounts, Audit, Fund Management, Strategic Management, Credit Risk Assessment, Loan and Financing.

She has been associated with M/s H.C. Sogani & Co. as a partner. With the prime focus on industry outlook, growth drivers, business models, identification of business risks, analysis of financial statements. Experience across industries including dairy and Milk Products, Retail Chains, Automobile, Government Companies, Auto Parts and Ancillary, Real Estate, Information Technology, Security Solutions, E-Commerce etc. She has also served as Class 1 Group A Officer for a period of 5 years with Delhi Government Undertaking.

She has been associated with Institutions as a visiting faculty, for General Management and Communication Skills (GMCS) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India – Delhi and Gurgaon Chapter. Have also delivered lectures as Guest Faculty at Management Colleges in Delhi NCR.