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Reynah is a tax lawyer focusing on corporate and international taxation.
He advises listed, multinational and public sector clients on the taxation implications of mergers/acquisitions, inbound and outbound investment (including transfer pricing), public private partnerships, privatisations, corporate reorganisations, employee share and option schemes and capital raisings (debt/equity). Reynah regularly assists clients in relation to taxation audits, requests for tax rulings and freedom of information applications.
He has been recognised as a leading tax adviser in a range of publications including Asia Pacific Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Chambers Global and Doyle's Guide.
Reynah was appointed a Member (in the general division) of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day Honours announced in January 2019. In 2013, Reynah served as the first President of the Law Institute of Victoria from an Asian Australian background. He is a member of the Board of Taxation Advisory Panel and the tax committee of the Law Council of Australia.
Advised on tax issues relating to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, including preparing the Australian tax section for the prospectus
Advised on tax issues in relation to acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet Australia.
Advised on tax issues related to 50:50 joint venture with Bega Cheese to produce infant formula and other nutritional powders.
Australian tax counsel in relation to private equity acquisition of stake in global payments solutions provider, Transaction Services Group Limited.
Advised on on tax issues, and obtained class ruling for, demerger of Foster’s Group Ltd’s international wine operations by way of capital reduction and scheme of arrangement, and also advised on taxation aspects of the 2011 takeover of Foster’s Group Ltd by SABMiller plc by court approved scheme of arrangement.
Advised on the Australian stamp duty aspects of a global group restructure.
Advised on Australian tax aspects of merger with Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
Recommended in Tax Law
Recognised as leading corporate tax lawyer
"The superb Reynah Tang is noted for his international corporate tax practice which includes taxation implications from transactions and tax audits."
Listed as a leading lawyer in the category of Taxation
Reynah is commended by a client for his "client management skills and impressive technical knowledge, which ensured we received practical and comprehensive advice."
Reynah is singled out by clients for his "highly personalised and well-considered tax acvice."
Clients praise Reynah's "depth of knowledge" and see him as "a real expert in the field.”
Listed as a leading lawyer in Tax
Nominated the Melbourne Tax Lawyer of the Year
Ranked as a Tax Controversy Leader
Listed as a leading adviser in world tax
Reynah is "easily accessible, responsive and meets tight time frames.”
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