Robert Mabwa, Co-Founder / Partner, International Tax & Transfer Pricing
As a Tax and Transfer Pricing expert specializing in Energy, Oil, and Gas, I bring extensive experience advising clients on intricate regulatory, commercial, and transactional matters. My profound understanding of the tax and transfer pricing implications within the energy industry has enabled me to successfully represent clients across diverse jurisdictions, offering strategic counsel on a broad spectrum of issues.
My expertise encompasses a wide range of services, including international tax planning and compliance, transfer pricing strategies, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and effective dispute resolution strategies. I’ve demonstrated proficiency in navigating regulatory challenges, particularly in ensuring compliance with stringent environmental regulations and governmental policies. With a focused dedication to the Energy, Oil, and Gas sector, I have provided invaluable guidance to clients engaged in upstream, midstream, and downstream operations, as well as renewable energy initiatives.
My diverse clientele includes major multinational corporations, national oil companies, prominent financial institutions, and reputable private equity firms. Notable highlights of my career include advising on a worldwide shareholder restructuring project for MARS Incorporated, involving 32 countries, addressing various aspects such as tax and legal implications, stamp duty applications, and capital gains exemptions. Additionally, I’ve provided crucial insights into the tax and legal implications of the merger and acquisition between Hashi Energy and Lake Oil. I’ve also been instrumental in providing transfer pricing and dispute resolution advice for esteemed clients such as Total Kenya PLC, Tullow Oil, Orpower 4 Inc, GAPCO, Keroche Industries, Nzoia Sugar, Tetra Pak, Rainforest Farmlands, Gold Crown, Beiersdorf East Africa Limited, and UNGA, among others