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.

Sudin Sabnis

Mr. Sudin Sabnis has more than 12 years of experience in strategizing and advising tax efficient end-to-end business models for large turnkey Construction and Infrastructure Projects and long-term maintenance contracts across in-house Energy, Infrastructure and Healthcare sectors, tax optimization in IT / ITES and manufacturing sectors. Excellence in analyzing tax planning and tax saving strategies in cross border projects; minimized overall tax burden of large project and infrastructure business in APAC region. He possess International (Germany) as well as domestic work experience spread across Big 4 Consulting firms and Industry. He is currently working in the capacity of Director- Direct Taxation with the firm.

He is Co-Author of The book “International Group Financing and Taxes‟, Chapter 12:” and “International Taxation Compendium”, Chapter “Beneficial Ownership – An International Perspective” published by CCH, India. He also Composed a book on Section 14A under Indian Income Tax Law, published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Honored with multiple opportunities for being a Speaker at various forums on various topics under Domestic and International Tax Law, conducted by ICAI. He is also leading a team of Governance professionals in providing final tax approval of Permanent Establishment (PE).

Sandeep Jhunjhunwala

Sandeep Jhunjhunwala is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a Company Secretary and also holds Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Commerce. He currently leads the Corporate and M&A tax practise of the Firm in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He has more than 12 years of consulting experience in diverse fields of tax and regulatory aspects and specialises in advising clients in efficient business structuring, requiring global compliance of varied tax and regulatory requirements across several geographies. He has worked on a number of international leading multi-national companies across multiple sectors viz IT, communication, real estate, pharma, e-commerce, automotive to name a few. His signature work has been in delivering significant value in the most cost-effective manner remaining above board on all aspects of the law of the land. He has also been extensively involved in tax and regulatory compliance and litigation support.

Sandeep has been an eminent speaker/ panellist on tax and regulatory matters at various forums such as NASSCOM, ASSOCHAM, CII, BCIC, NAREDCO, CREDAI, industrial/ trade bodies such as TiE, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), various Government recognised start-up incubators, Bengaluru chapters of the ICAI, ICSI & ICMAI and leading business schools & Engineering/ Commerce colleges in Bengaluru. He is a regular columnist and has written several articles on tax and regulatory matters in business dailies and magazines.

Sandeep is an honorary member of the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Builders and Real Estate Developers Association of India (BREDAI). He is a mentor for the Start-up India programme of the Government of India and also serves as a member in Taxation and Representation committees of Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (KSCAA) and Direct & Indirect Taxes Committee of ASSOCHAM Karnataka council. He has recently authored a book on Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, titled “Decoding RERA”.

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Adarsh Rathi

Adarsh is a Director in Transfer Pricing & International Tax practice of Nangia & Co LLP and will be based out of Bangalore office . He possesses over 12 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 Information Technology, ITES-BPO, Logistics, Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Automotive ancillary manufacturing and others.

Adarsh has been involved in various transfer pricing assignments, including transfer pricing documentation/planning, transfer pricing policy setting, transfer pricing structuring, Fin 48 analysis, advisory for inter-company price setting of financial transactions and transfer pricing controversy management across all forums, etc.

He has assisted multi-nationals resolve multi-year/ multiple different issues of transfer pricing disputes at almost all appellate forums and has also assisted various multi-nationals in resolving disputes through the Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) and Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) proceedings.

Prior to Nangia & Co LLP, he was a Director in EY with total of 12 years association with the Firm. He holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA in Finance) from Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila, Philippines and CFA Charter holder from ICFAI University. Also, he has done Diploma in Export & Import Management from National Institute of Export Management, Chennai, India. He has completed his Bachelor in Business Management (BBM) from Christ College in Bengaluru, India.