Webinar on “Singapore Hold Co structure and New VCC Fund regime”
Dhruva Advisors Singapore hosted a knowledge sharing webinar session on March 18th, 2020 for the members of ICAI Singapore chapter to deliberate on the Singapore Hold Co structure and the recently introduced Variable Capital Company (VCC) regime. The session was attend by lot of members and was very interactive. Mahip Gupta, Partner at Dhruva Advisors presented the session. Link to the copy of our VCC flyer is available below:
Dhruva Advisors Singapore, Enterprise Singapore and Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) on India Union Budget 2020

Dhruva Advisors, supported by Enterprise Singapore and Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) hosted a webinar session on Feb 06th, 2020 to deliberate on the impact of the India Union Budget 2020 tax proposals on the foreign investors and the Indian economy.

Dhruva Partners - Mahip Gupta and Vishal Gada led the session and industry experts provided their in-depth insights on key policy and tax announcements.

Link to the copy of the presentation and recording is available here:

New Singapore Fund Structure – India & Singapore perspective

Dhruva Advisors recently hosted a breakfast session in Mumbai for the financial services industry, deliberating on the "New Singapore Fund Structure – An India & Singapore Perspective". This highly relevant and topical session was helmed by Dinesh Kanabar, Mahip Gupta and Punit Shah.

Do reach out to our specialists (punit.shah@dhruvaadvisors.com and mahip.gupta@dhruvaadvisors.com) for further insights on how we could be of relevance to your organization.

Recent tax and regulatory reforms – India & Singapore perspective

Dhruva Advisors hosted a knowledge sharing seminar in Singapore to deliberate on the recent tax and regulatory reforms in India & Singapore, on October 24th, 2019.

The session touched upon numerous pertinent topics from the Indian Income Tax Ordinance 2019, ETR, MLI under BEPS to proactive strategies & new structures within Singapore, such as the “Singapore Variable Capital Company regime” to address tax treaty challenges.

Dhruva Partners Mahip Gupta & Vishal Gada presented these topics, engaging in a comprehensive dialogue with various industry players, sharing the Dhruva perspective on the far-reaching impact of these reforms.

Dhruva Advisors Singapore – Enterprise Singapore on India Budget 2019-20

Dhruva Advisors was honoured once again to collaborate with Enterprise Singapore for the Indian Budget 2019 on 9th July, 2019 at 9.00 am in Singapore (ESG's Bugis office).

The event was to throw light on the tax aspects of Union Budget, macroeconomic, business perspective and certain key issues of India’s growth trajectory, tax management and job creation .

Our CEO, Mr. Dinesh Kanabar along with representatives from India and Singapore government and other leading experts provided their insights on the India Union Budget.

14th Annual Asia Tax Forum 2019

The 14th Asia Tax Forum, the premier event in the region for taxpayers, officials and practitioners, was held in Singapore on May 8th and 9th 2019. This year has seen significant change for international tax. With changes across the globe affecting businesses and tax environment in the Asia- Pacific Region, it is vital for tax professions to get ahead of the cross- border implications. Advancements on BEPs continue and implementation has started. The Asia Tax Forum looks ahead into the year whilst tax professionals advise on best practices. Moreover, technology has a huge impact on modern day. The digital economy has taken flight in recent years and discussions on taxing the digital economy is raising debate. The evolving tax environment makes it essential that tax executives in Asia and globally keep themselves informed of what might affect how they manage their company’s tax obligations. The Asia Tax Forum has become the best opportunity for tax leaders to meet and share experiences of dealing with tax issues.

India Interim Budget 2019-20 & Emerging Trends in Indian Tax & Regulatory Landscape

Dhruva Advisors, Enterprise Singapore, Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) hosted a session to discuss the update on the India Interim Budget 2019 and emerging trends in Indian tax & regulatory landscape on February 12th, 2019. There were 150+ participants with good interaction on the following topics:

  • The Government's Scorecard and Budget Highlights
  • India Entry & Exit Strategy
  • India-Singapore Corridor - Treaty aspects
  • Other key international tax issues
India tax & transfer pricing development
TEI Asia Chapter in association with Dhruva Advisors had hosted a lunch & share session to discuss the recent India tax and transfer pricing developments on March 15th, 2018. The session was attend by lot of clients and was very interactive. The following topics were discussed
  • Impact on Multinational businesses & investors
  • Impact on the investment structures from Singapore
  • Impact on business models and transactions
  • Proactive Planning to deal with offshore remittances, tax compliance and litigation
  • Key India TP developments
  • Key aspects of 2018 Singapore TP guidelines
Tax roundtable for asset managers
Dhruva Advisors hosted Singapore and international tax roundtable for asset managers in Singapore on March 15th, 2018 followed by cocktails and dinner. The event was attend by asset managers, fund administrators, bankers, etc. The following topics were discussed
  • Key changes in the International tax landscape affecting the cross-border investments - Taking cues from developments in India
  • Managing tax risk - Fund structures
  • Key Singapore Budget proposals and trends relevant to Fund industry