Sherry Samuel Oommen
Head -Tax and Corporate Laws
(ex-Director KPMG, ex-Head of KPMG’s Tax division in Kerala)
Bachelor of Commerce (University – 7th Rank)
Master of Commerce (University – 30th Rank)
Bachelor of Law (Gold Medalist in Tax and Corporate Laws)
Post Graduate in Business and Corporate Laws (Symbiosis, Pune)
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (All India – 50th Rank)
Qualified the final examination of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Certified Indirect Tax Professional by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Sherry heads the Tax, Corporate Law and Mercantile Law services of the Firm and specializes in advising clients with respect to direct and indirect taxes , international tax, corporate and mercantile law, IPR,complex cross-border transactions and restructuring, expatriate taxation, transfer pricing andother transactional related taxes
Sherry Samuel Oommen is a tax, corporate and mercantile law specialist working in various capacities with some of the key players around the globe,from an Indian cum international tax, corporate law ,and regulatory stand point across various industry verticals. He was until April 2012 heading the tax and regulatory services practice of a leading Big 4 Accounting Firm in Kerala.
Over more than a decade with the Big 5 Accounting Firms, which started with Arthur Andersen, Sherry has had varied exposure in consulting and compliance areas under corporate tax, indirect and international tax, (including transfer pricing) foreign investment, exchange control,corporate and other laws for a mix of Indian and multinational clients
He has hands-on experience in a multitude of fiscal and regulatory issues, cross border transactions, transfer pricing,expatriate taxation and corporate restructuring. His experience that extends to various industries including the Energy, Infrastructure, Chemicals and Utilities, Media, Financial Services, Health care, Consumer and Industrial Markets, Information Technology and Manufacturing / Trading industries, Transportation and Logistics, etc. Apart from the above professional achievements, he is a resource person on corporate laws, direct and indirect tax matters and plays an active role in the professional front on emerging trends with some of the leading management institutions and other professional bodies. He is also a regular contributor of articles for some of the leading business dailies, and the publications of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.