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Shefali Goradia


Shefali Goradia

Shefali Goradia is a partner with BMR & Associates LLP’s corporate and international tax practice. She has over 25 years’ experience in advising clients on international tax.
 
Shefali specializes in cross-border taxation. She advises multinational corporations in designing global holding and operating structures, inbound and outbound investments, cross border mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. She also advises multinationals on BEPS implications. She works extensively with leading investment and private equity fund houses on developing and implementing domestic and international fund structures. She has advised banks in designing structured finance products. She advises several companies in hospitality and pharmaceutical industries on taxation in India. She also advises IT companies on the taxability of software and e-commerce transactions. She has obtained private rulings for several clients.
 
Shefali is a regular writer and lecturer on international tax topics. She was the General Reporter for the IFA Congress held in Mumbai, India in 2014 on ‘Cross-border outsourcing – issues, strategies and solutions’. She had contributed the India chapter on ‘Is there a Permanent Establishment?’ for
the 63rd IFA Congress, Vancouver, 2009.
 
Shefali was voted as one of the region’s preeminent advisors for taxation in the 2011 Asialaw Leading Lawyers survey. She featured in the Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers 2012 as one of the outstanding practitioners in the field of investment funds and is also listed in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers and The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers consecutively from 2009-2016. She was recognised as among the eight best Indian tax advisers by Legal 500 and the Tax Directors Handbook 2009. Shefali represented India in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisers and was recognised as among the top 10 tax advisers in India in World Tax (2004-2006).



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