Antonio G. Lobón

Antonio Lobón is our exclusively recommended International Tax Services expert in Spain on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Antonio directly using the contact details listed above.

Antonio has a Degree in Law from Complutense University of Madrid, a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from the University of Deusto, Bilbao and Spanish CPA. He is member of Madrid Bar Association and the Spanish Institute of Chartered Accountants.

After 36 years of experience with KPMG, he retired in October 2014 since he reached the statutory retirement age. He started his career at KPMG in Madrid in 1978, became partner in 1987 and moved in 1999 to New York office where, amongst other responsibilities, he was the Partner-in-charge of Latin-American Legal Services, served Global Accounts in Latin-America and leaded the Spanish and Portuguese Centers of Excellence in that Office.

He specialises in European Union Tax Legislation as well as International Taxation, restructuring, cross border transactions, due diligence and M&A, in different sectors. Some of the sectors that he has rendered services to are: Banking & Financial services, including Funds and Alternative Investments industries, Oil & Gas, Car Manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Hotel Chains, Communications; Cement & Construction, Airlines and related services.

His areas of expertise are Commercial Law, Tax and International Law.

Publications and Conferences: Antonio has participated in various conferences and seminars, has presented several lectures on International Taxation and participated in writing articles, amongst others:

  • 2006 – Ilustre Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México Conference – Acapulco, Mexico – Topic: International Taxation;
  • 2006 – International Tax Review Publication – Topic: Spanish Holding Regime;
  • 2008 – Practical Latin American Tax Strategies Publication – Topic: Structuring Latin American Investments via Spanish ETVE Holding Company;
  • 2011 – Anefac 20th Anniversary International Taxation Conference – Topic: Recent developments in the International Taxation Arena

Specialisation:

Portuguese nationality for Sephardic Jews, Obtaining Spanish nationality for Jewish descendants, International law, Tax Law.

Languages:

French, English, Spanish.

Steef Huibregtse

Steef Huibregtse is our exclusively recommended International Tax Services expert in the Netherlands on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Steef directly using the contact details listed above.

Steef Huibregtse is a founding member and CEO of TPA Global. He has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of transfer pricing strategy, design, documentation and implementation, value chain analysis, and risk management.

Steef’s skills also include transfer pricing aspects of business restructuring, transfer pricing and valuation of intangibles, APAs, as well as dispute resolution. He has acted as an expert witness on multiple cases and is heavily involved in presentations to management boards.

He also coaches clients on the digital transformation of their tax departments, implementing the right technology solutions for their tax workflows, and providing the adequate tax technology training for their teams. He developed the first of its kind Tax Technology Certification, called the Belt System.

He has worked in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, fastmoving consumer goods, mining, financial services, pharma and biotech, medical devices, oil & gas, digital economy, publishing, toys and games.

With his years of expertise, Steef has developed the “value chain analysis” practice at TPA Global and built the company presence in more than 60 countries. As TPA celebrates 20 years of existence in 2023, its global network counts more than 5,000 professionals around the globe who deliver scalable solutions within the areas of: 1) International Tax, Transfer Pricing and Valuation, 2) Tax Technology, and 3) Tax Litigation and Mediation.

What sets TPA apart is the application of value chain analysis for the design, implementation and documentation of a tax system, as well as controversy management for a tax position. In 2023, TPA is hosting webinars and campaigns on value chain analysis, covering the nature and benefits of the approach. Steef will also implement an end-to-end automation of transfer pricing workflows within the practice, allowing for greater efficiency of the transfer pricing cycle.

Kook-Hee Lee C.P.A. PH.D.

Kook-Hee Lee is our exclusively recommended International Tax Services expert in South Korea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kook-Hee directly using the contact details listed above.

Kook-Hee has been practicing CPA for over 30 years and specialised in (1) outsourcing accounting, tax, payroll, and payment control (2) consulting on domestic and international taxation, and (3) company formation, of foreign companies in Korea.

Kook-Hee worked as international tax partner for Korean member firms of Ernst & Whinney (during 1980s) and Moore Stephens (for 20 years until 2000) and provided  the afore-mentioned services for Coca Cola, Reebok International , R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Portman Holding Engineering, and 23 other US companies and 17companies in the Region of Europe, Asia and Middle East without any tax disputes or tax examination based on clear and definite accounting and competent tax planning, resulting in   meeting  their satisfaction.

In addition, Kook-Hee had remarkable working experience for Korea Electric Power Corporation and a joint-venture refinery company with CALTEX before practicing CPA.

Kook-Hee Lee studied economics at Seoul National University and Ph.D. Degree was awarded for the thesis of “A Study of Permanent Establishment Concept as Applied to International Taxation” from Hongik University.

Advisory Excellence Welcomes Kook Hee Lee and Samhwa Accounting Corporation (streetinsider.com)

Firm Overview:

Samhwa Accounting Corporation features a number of experts with extensive experience in a variety of fields, including audits, taxation, financial advisory, and business consulting. Through a rigorous review by the Financial Supervisory Service in 2019, Samhwa Accounting Corporation is a fully registered on the Auditor Registration System equipped with the necessary physical facilities and an integrated management system as well as the right quality management system to serve stock exchange-listed companies.

Samhwa Accounting Corporation aspires to be more than just a service vendor. It hopes to become a productive partner in business and help clients attain real growth. To this end, Samhwa Accounting prioritises the specialisation of its human resources, and it continues to provide education and training to help its pool of experts build additional capacities and competencies.

Based on the knowledge and experience We have accumulated through its professional work and research to date, combined with its experience in performing accounting audits and advisory services for various companies and financial institutions, Samhwa Accounting Corporation promises to provide its clients with the best professional service in the business.

Furthermore, Samhwa Accounting Corporation is an exclusive member of Russell Bedford International (UK), which has 350 member companies in more than 100 countries, in Korea to actively and efficiently cope with forces pushing Korean companies onto the global market. Accordingly, we will do our best to contribute to the growth of prospective global corporations while remaining financially prudent and transparent.

Daniel Morris CPA

Daniel Morris CPA is our exclusively recommended International Tax Services expert in California on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Daniel directly using the contact details listed above.

Daniel is a sought after global expert in multi-national business structuring, tax optimisation, and asset protection. Leveraging over thirty years of holistic accounting, tax, and business advisory services to successful entrepreneurial and family-based enterprises, he serves emerging and middle markets worldwide.

Firm Overview:

Morris+D’Angelo is a boutique firm supporting the sophisticated needs of high net worth families and their related entities with Family Office Services of Coordinated Customised Opportunities and Solutions in areas of Luxury Engagement, Private Equity Introductions, Tax Optimisation Strategies, Asset Protection, Wealth Preservation, Family Governance, and Associated Services.

Based in California’s Silicon Valley for over the past 20 years, Morris+D’Angelo has effectively provided San Francisco Bay Area’s top talent with unique Financial Solutions.

California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. Its terrain includes cliff-lined beaches, redwood forest, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Central Valley farmland and the Mojave Desert. The city of Los Angeles is the seat of the Hollywood entertainment industry. Hilly San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and cable cars.