Vinayaka Hanagodu

A Partner at 4i Advisory Services, Vinayaka Hanagodu Specialises in Area of Risk Advisory and Assurance for Businesses, Internal Business Controls and Advising Businesses on Risk Mitigation by Functioning within the Ambit of the Applicable Corporate and Tax Laws.

Vinayaka has been Actively Advising Clients in the Healthcare, Manufacturing & Distribution, Real Estate, and Information Technology Sectors.

Vinayaka is a Certified IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Professional and a Commerce Graduate from one of the leading Universities of India

Our Team:

Our people are drawn from many different backgrounds and are united by a set of shared values. They work in an environment where they can learn and develop, and everyone is given the opportunity to be the best they can be. This approach gives our organization an invaluable depth and breadth, helping us provide clients with a broad range of perspectives, ideas and capabilities experience.

Good corporate governance is at the heart of what we stand for. We recognize we should always be accountable for our actions and must maintain our independence and objectivity. We are committed to promoting and embracing constructive reform and to helping clients follow good business practices, while increasing value for their stakeholder.

Vinh Le

Vinh Le leads Dezan Shira & Associates’ Ho Chi Minh City office Corporate Accounting Services team. In this role since the Spring of 2017, Vinh and her team advise multinational clients on all aspects of accounting, audit, and taxation in Vietnam. Vinh is also responsible for spearheading the development of Dezan Shira & Associates’ Vietnam Transfer Pricing services, an area of increasing concern and attention for international companies in Vietnam.

Before joining Dezan Shira & Associates Vinh accumulated a wealth of expertise over decades of experience in the tax, accounting, and audit fields. Vinh spent over a decade at Russin & Vecchi, a law firm focusing on foreign investment in Vietnam and served in senior and managerial accounting positions at Fortune 500 firms like Nestle.

Vinh is an active member of both the Ho Chi Minh Accounting Association (HAA) and the Finance and Accounting Club (FAC), local professional bodies, through which she stays abreast of regulatory trends in the finance and accounting fields.

Vinh has degrees in Accounting and Finance and Foreign Trade, and is a Certified Professional Accountant in Vietnam.

Areas of Practice:

“Ms. Vinh Le’s specializations in accounting and audit include adherence to Vietnamese Accounting Standards (VAS), VAT, CIT, FCT and PIT finalizations, international tax planning, and statutory audit compliance, which vitally assists foreign-invested enterprises to grow their operations in the country.”

Firm Overview:

Dezan Shira & Associates is a pan-Asia, specialist practice that provides multi-disciplinary foreign direct investment advisory and operational services to international businesses seeking to enter and expand their businesses in Asia. Our services in Vietnam and elsewhere in Asia, include pre-investment and entry strategy advisory, comparisons of investment destinations, due diligence, corporate establishment, tax planning, accounting & reporting, treasury administration, financial review, internal audit & compliance, human resource administration & payroll, and ERP & financial system review.

Founded in Hong Kong in 1992, Dezan Shira & Associates today, has more than 300 professionals based in its 18 subsidiary offices in China, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia, and its liaison offices in Italy, Germany and the United States. The firm also has established alliance partnerships, with offices in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. We are your partner for growth in Asia.

Our mission is to guide foreign companies through Asia’s complex regulatory environment and assist them with all aspects of establishing, maintaining and growing their operations in the region. In essence, we walk clients through the entire process of Asian market familiarization, business planning, and corporate establishment, and provide post-establishment administration, financial, HR, payroll, and IT services.

NS Shastri

NSS is the founding and senior partner at 4i Advisory Services. A Chartered Accountant by profession and has more than two decades of experience in advising Indian and foreign multinational groups in Indian accounting, tax and regulatory matters.

NSS is active with many clients, principally with fast-growing Indian entrepreneurial organizations, start-ups and global organizations establishing/expanding their presence in India. His domain advisory include advising on Indian Corporate and Labour Laws, Establishing best practices in business finance and Controls, Statutory attest of financial statements, corporate structuring and advising companies on their long-term value creation.

In his role as a founding senior partner, in addition to be a single point of contact for many 4i Advisory clients, NSS was instrumental in establishing the firms practice in Delhi, Mumbai and Singapore.

NSS’s industry focus includes technology, e-commerce, Aviation, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate & companies in the Start up Sectors.

Firm Overview:

Our people are drawn from many different backgrounds and are united by a set of shared values. They work in an environment where they can learn and develop, and everyone is given the opportunity to be the best they can be. This approach gives our organization an invaluable depth and breadth, helping us provide clients with a broad range of perspectives, ideas and capabilities experience.

Good corporate governance is at the heart of what we stand for. We recognize we should always be accountable for our actions and must maintain our independence and objectivity. We are committed to promoting and embracing constructive reform and to helping clients follow good business practices, while increasing value for their stakeholders.

We provide Audit, Tax and Advisory services, individually or on a combined basis, delivering globally consistent multi-disciplinary skills and capabilities, based on extensive industry knowledge, to all of our clients.

We respond to our clients’ complex business challenges with a global approach to services that spans industry sectors and national boundaries. Global capability and consistency are central to the way we work.

Charles Yang

Charles Y. Yang is managing partner and founder of ShinWha Accounting Corporation. He attended Seoul National University (BA, MBA) and has over 30 years experience as a CPA (Member of Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants). His work experience was based with Ernst Young and Price Waterhouse Coopers this was especially for foreign investment and clients.

Charles has a speciality in M&A, Strategic Tax Planning and Auditing.

Charles is also a Professional Coach (CEO Coaching, Individual Life Coaching, and Group Coaching), a columnist for local magazines and newspapers as well as a Senior Champion of Dance Sports in Korea

ShinWha Accounting Corporation:

Establishment

ShinWha Accounting Corporation was established in April, 2003, and has grown consistently, especially focusing on M&A, auditing, tax, business consulting, corporate finance, various foreign client service and professional coaching business areas.

Organizational structure

Number of Partners: 12 CPAs (most have work experience in Ernst Young, Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, etc.)

Staff members: CPA: 27 (including partners)
Administrative and Book Keeping employees: 46
Professional Consultants
– Finance, Securities, Legal, Professional Coach: 7 Directors

Interrelated Companies

  • Seoul Coaching Academy (SAC)
  • ICC Group (consulting firm for business)
  • Joined with Asia Coach Center (Established in 2000, One of the major coaching firm in Korea)

Expertise

  • Auditing, Tax, Management Consulting, M&A, Corporate Finance,
  • Professional Coaching
  • Corporate and Individual Life Insurance

Professional Strengths

  • Our firm has the professional strengths especially in the following business:
  • Foreign Investment and Companies
  • M&A, Corporate Finance
  • Securities Consulting and Management (KOSDAQ, Korea Stock Exchange)
  • Professional Coaching – Life coaching, CEO coaching, Group coaching

International Network

  • Member of RT ASEAN (a leading accountancy and consulting organization based in Singapore)

Raúl A. Bermúdez

The main Partner the Mgter. Raúl Bermúdez, has a Master’s Degree in Accounting conferred by the Higher Institute of Business Administration (ISAE University), is a graduate in Business Administration and Management (MBA) from the American Management & Business Administration Institute University, and a graduate from the University of Panama with the title of Bachelor of Accounting. He holds a Licensed Public Accountant (CPA.) License and a Bilingual Accounting Specialization.

Mr. Bermudez has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and consulting, has held administrative positions and as financial director in several companies in the area.

Bermudez & Asociados:

Bermudez & Asociados is an authorized Public Accountants firm established in the year of 2006, as a local accounting firm with international standards, we offer our clients a personalized and high quality professional service. Regardless of the size of each client is given the same attention and a dedicated service.

We have highly qualified professionals with recognized experience in the field of accounting, auditing and professional consulting, for which our Firm maintains a continuous training of its staff, with the aim of keeping them updated in the various areas that make up the profession.

Our firm has received the following recognitions in recent years:

  • We were awarded in the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 with the “Corporate Finance Accountancy Firm of the Year in Panama” award given by the CorporateINTL financial magazine (www.corp-intl.com).
  • We were honored in 2015 as “Corporate Finance Firm of the Year in Panama” granted by the Global Law Experts magazine (www.globallawexperts.com).
  • In 2016 we received the recognition of “Strategy and Succession Planning Firms of the Year in Panama” of the magazine Finance Monthly Magazine (www.finance-monthly.com)
  • For the year 2017 we have been honored with the “Corporate Finance Firm in Panama” distinction by Corporate Lime Wire magazine (www.corporatelivewire.com) and by the magazine Finance Monthly Magazine (www.finance-monthly.com) with the Award of “Accountancy, Tax and Audit Firm of the Year”.
  • Also for this year 2018 we have been selected by the magazine AI Global Media ((ww.aiglobalmedialtd.com)   as one of the “Best Independent Accounting Firms in Latin America”.

Partners:

Our firm has two main partners, the Mgter. Raúl Bermúdez and the Lcdo. José Olmedo Reyes, both Certified Public Accountants, duly accredited before the Technical Accounting Board of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Panama.

The main Partner the Mgter. Raúl Bermúdez, has a Master’s Degree in Accounting conferred by the Higher Institute of Business Administration (ISAE University), is a graduate in Business Administration and Management (MBA) from the American Management & Business Administration Institute University, and a graduate from the University of Panama with the title of Bachelor of Accounting. He holds a Licensed Public Accountant (CPA.) License and a Bilingual Accounting Specialization.

Mr. Bermudez has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and consulting, has held administrative positions and as financial director in several companies in the area.

Mr. José Olmedo Reyes graduated from the National University of Panama; graduated in the branch of Commercial Sciences with specialization in Accounting, holder of the Licensed Public Accountant License (CPA.), granted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, has attended numerous local seminars on the subject and tax update, more of fifteen 15 years of experience in accounting.

He has worked as an accountant for the private company and internal auditor and as fiscal auditor and auditor in the National Authority of Public Revenues.

Vision, Mission and Values:

The strategy of doing business of our organization, we have based on two fundamental pillars and a set of values ​​that we have called our mission, vision and values, platform on which we design our business models.

Our vision:

To be a leading company in solutions, accounting, administrative and financial that exceed the expectations of our clients, always ensuring the commitment of our integrity and maintaining the highest ethical standards.

Our mission:

To offer our clients an integral, specialized service of quality, excellence and high technological content, providing a committed, innovative, ethical and service-minded human team.

Our values:

Integrity

Professional ethics

Be a leader and not a follower

Honest and open communication

Expect more, demand more, provide more

Plan strategically the future of the company

Our customers and our team are our greatest assets

Have the ability to adapt quickly to external and internal changes

M. Gary Matser

Marlon is an experienced Managing Director / Non-Executive Board member with a rich family history rooted in the islands and Europe. Born and raised in Sint Maarten by parents of a diverse background and educated in the Netherlands. Marlon has a demonstrated history of over 20 years in various fields.

Industries and focus

Marlon has been working in the Caribbean part of the Dutch Kingdom specializing in accounting, tax consulting, aviation & development. He has been a board member in various corporations and organizations where he has brought his brand of achieving goals. Having successfully overseen planning, development and completion of corporate reorganizations and capital projects ranging from, the first Community Center on St. Maarten to one of the largest aviation investment projects in the Northeastern Caribbean.

Proven skills      

Marlon has proven skills in Planning, Development, Corporate Legal framework, Finance & Accounting, Fiscal framework, Corporate Governance, Labor laws and Corporate Risk.

Sentinel Accountants & Consultants:

SENTINEL Accountants & Consultants is a medium-sized accounting, tax consulting and advisory firm established on St. Maarten in 1998. Sentinel provides a wide range of services to businesses ranging from family businesses to Fortune 500 companies in sectors of hospitality, aviation, trade, development, logistics and education, amongst others.

Based on our formula of education, experience, network and personal backgrounds we are certain that we can assist clients in achieving their goals.

Our Vision

“To be the preferred provider of accounting, tax, investment and advisory services on St. Maarten”

Our Mission

“To provide personalized, client focused solutions in order to achieve business goals and compliance”