David Kemp

Vice President, Transfer Pricing Leader for Canada

David Kemp has more than 25 years of experience advising multinational enterprises on global transfer pricing, including corresponding taxation, accounting, and financial matters.

He works with clients to establish pricing strategies for cross-border transactions and advises on issues that can arise when operations expand to multiple jurisdictions. He is an expert in transfer pricing planning, documentation, and dispute resolution matters. These consultations have included tangible and intangible assets, intellectual property, financial transactions, management fees, services and cost reimbursements. Mr. Kemp has defended transfer pricing policies under audit by Canadian and foreign taxation authorities, encompassing field audit negotiations, Notice of Objection appeals, Competent Authority submissions, and advanced pricing arrangements.

Prior to joining Charles River Associates, Mr. Kemp was Partner and National Leader of Baker Tilly’s Global Transfer Pricing & Dispute Resolution practice in Canada.

Mr. Kemp has been repeatedly recognized as one of the leading transfer pricing advisors as well as one of the leading tax controversy advisors, “Highly Regarded”, by International Tax Review World Transfer Pricing and World Tax guides, respectively. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Global Planning Documentation for Health Products Company
    CRA was engaged by a leading global health products company to perform a global transfer pricing planning study.  The study involved the benchmarking and...
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  • 02
    Intangible Planning & Restructuring for Technology Company
    CRA was engaged by a mid-market global SaaS/software technology company to provide global transfer pricing planning and intangible restructuring advisory...
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  • 03
    Loan Interest Rate Analysis for Investment Company
    CRA was engaged by a mid-market global investment company to conduct a loan interest rate benchmarking analysis.  The analysis involved the determination of a...
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