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Ashok Dhingra

Founder Partner

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Ashok Dhingra, founder partner of the Firm is ranked among top Indirect Taxes, Customs and Trade Laws experts in India and is also considered an authority on Supply Chain, Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Laws. Ashok has an overall experience of more than 40 years covering a stint in the Indian Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax department for more than 22 1/2 years and about 17 years with member firms of Big4 Consulting firms like Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young, KPMG and law firms Khaitan & Co. and J. Sagar Associates. He is one of the few Indirect Tax professionals in the Country who carry with them experience of having seen both sides of the table.

Ashok provides advisory services under various facets of Indirect Tax Laws, Regulatory Laws, Supply Chain, Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Laws. He has expertise in assisting clients in raid and investigations by Tax, Customs and Regulatory authorities. Ashok is one of the few professionals who provides clients both advisory and litigation services. He appears as argueing counsel before Tribunals, High Courts and Supreme Court and also before various Regulatory authorities in Indirect Taxes, Customs, Trade and Anti-Money Laundering matters.

(Ashok’s CV)

Sonia

Principal Consultant

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Sonia Gupta is leading initiative in Customs, Trade, the Foreign Trade Policy, Regulatory Laws, Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Laws providing both advisory and litigation services to clients. Sonia has handled large number of investigations for Multinational Companies and assisted clients in conducting audits under FCPA and Prevention of Corruption Act, investigations of wrong doing or fraud by management or employees. She has also assisted clients in options to deal with non-compliances and making self-disclosure to authorities.Sonia also assists clients in raid and investigations by Tax and Regulatory authorities. Sonia regularly appears before departmental adjudication and appellate authorities in Tax and Trade matters.

(Sonia’s CV)

Smita Singh

Partner

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Smita Singh is leading initiative in Excise, Service Tax and VAT/CST. She also handles matters pertaining to Regulatory Laws, Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Laws, providing both litigation and the advisory services. Smita has advised Indian & Multinational Companies on Indirect Tax Laws, the Foreign Trade Policy and Regulatory Laws. She also advised clients in relation to structuring operating model and providing options to mitigate Indirect Taxes costs and the Foreign Trade Policy. Smita is appearing as argueing council before Tribunals, High Courts and Supreme Court and also before various regulatory authorities in Indirect Taxes, Customs and Trade Matters.

(Smita’s CV)