IPBA 2021

Ronald Parks

Myanmar, Partner
SMPP

Professional Background

  • Will soon start a position with Lee & Ko
  • 2017-2021 SMPP Legal, Myanmar, Partner
  • 2014-2016 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Director
  • 2012-2014 KPMG, Vietnam, Tax & Corporate Services Director
  • 2010-2012 Grant Thornton, Vietnam, Tax Partner
  • 2007-2009 Deloitte, Kazakhstan, Head of Transfer Pricing
  • 2000-2007 PwC, Vietnam, Korea & the United States, Senior Manager
  • 1998-2000 Arthur Andersen, Los Angeles, Associate

Recent Speeches and Publications

  • Digitization Changes the World – How Does it Change the Tax World?, Panellist, IPBA Virtual Conference, Innovative Resilience in an Altered Legal Landscape, June 16, 2021
  • Legal Trends in the APEC Region: The Development of Fintech Regulations and Related Legal Issues, Panellist, IPBA Conference 2019 – Singapore | Thomson Reuters, April 27, 2019
  • BEPS, Tax and Customs Duty – Efficient Supply Chain Management: Seamless Cooperation in ASEAN and Beyond, Panellist, IPBA Conference 2018 – Manila, March 15, 2018

Memberships

  • Vice Chairman, IPBA Tax Committee
  • Former Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce Tax Committee (Kazakhstan)
  • Former Vice-chair of the European Chamber of Commerce Tax Committee (Vietnam)
  • Member of the Florida Bar, USA

Education

  • Juris Doctor (Honors), University of Florida College of Law, USA
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honors), Lafayette College, USA