Partner, Global Mobility Services
Louis is a Tax Partner at PwC Global Mobility Services with over 20 years of experience specialising in Hong Kong / China cross border individual tax consulting and compliance. He advises clients in drafting company policy and employment terms covering housing benefits, remuneration package structuring, tax equalisation, termination package and talent mobility policy; negotiate and manage tax audit and penalty; cross border social security planning, etc.
Louis has extensive experience advising overseas, China and Hong Kong clients in private equity and asset management industries, and leading global financial institutions, to design and enhance pre- / post-IPO employee share based compensation schemes, carried interest plans and co-investment plans, with a holistic approach to cover talent mobility and retention, market trend, tax, foreign exchange, finance, legal, etc. perspectives; and to assist in performing applicable tax and foreign exchange registration and compliance reporting.
Louis also advises multinational companies on deployment structures and models for talent mobility in China, Hong Kong and overseas for inbound and outbound travellers and assignees, taking into account the local tax incentives, tax and social security treaties protection, mitigation of permanent establishment ("PE") exposures for employers, and non-tax commercial consideration.
He is a Certified Tax Adviser (Hong Kong), and members of Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).