Prior to joining Leo Berwick, Akash worked at Big 4 accounting firms developing a breadth of tax expertise in US and Canadian tax compliance, transfer pricing, and cross-border personal taxation before specializing in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. He has assisted his clients in performing tax due diligence, transaction structuring, and tax modelling with respect to investments across a broad range of industries including power generation, transmission, and distribution, healthcare, telecommunications, aerospace, marketing services, and manufacturing.
Akash’s specialties include advising on and building complex tax models for acquisitions, divestures, and reorganizations. He has assisted his clients with modelling cross-border financing, partnership flip structures, tax withholding, FIRPTA, GILTI, BEAT, tax basis step-up, and tax attribute usage and limitations.
Akash is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant (registered in Ontario) and holds a Honors Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management degree and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.