Partner , PwC Hong Kong
Albert SC Chou is a Tax Partner of our US tax consulting group in Shanghai, PwC China. Albert has more than 20 years of experience practising US tax and international tax. Albert spent 15 years practising in the US as an international tax professional serving primarily high tech companies before relocating to Asia in 2008. Since Albert relocated to Asia, he has been focusing on serving Asia-based multinationals with investments/operations in the US and US-based multinationals with investments/operations in Asia. Albert also advises US companies who intend to list their stocks in Asia as well as Asia-based companies which are seeking a listing in the US.
Albert’s relevant work experience consists of Asia outbound investment structuring and M&A: Advisory in connection with structuring Asia-based multinationals’ outbound investments into the US with a view to minimise US withholding taxes on cash repatriation and to maintain home country tax deferral on offshore earnings. Perform tax due diligence on US M&A targets and deal structuring consulting services as well as post deal integration consulting services.
Global tax minimisation & deferral planning for US/Asia-based multinationals: Advisory in connection with supply-chain realignment to obtain business synergies as well as tax efficiencies factoring in clients’ tax profiles and key business assets/functions (such as intangible property) while maintaining deferral of US/home country taxation on offshore earnings.
Albert is fluent in English, Taiwanese and Mandarin. Albert received his LL.M. in Tax from New York University School of Law and J.D. with tax honours from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden. Albert also received a LL.M. from University of Pennsylvania School of Law and a LL.B. from National Taiwan University.