Hardy Zhou is a Tax Advisor at Baker & McKenzie and is based in the Shanghai office. Mr. Zhou’s practice involves a wide range of tax services for international and domestic companies in various industries, with a focus on PRC tax planning and advocacy in relation to M&A, corporate restructurings, tax and transfer pricing disputes, employee benefits, and inbound and outbound investments. He teaches international tax law at top-tier Chinese universities, and has published numerous articles in leading tax publications.
He is admitted to the bar in the PRC and is a member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was appointed as a PRC National Reporter for the 2014 Annual Congress of the International Fiscal Association. He is also a researcher at Center for International Tax Law of East China University of Political Science and Law, and a China correspondent at International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation. He received an LL.M. (summa cum laude) in International Tax Law from Leiden University, an LL.M. in Economic Law from China University of Political Science and Law, and an LL.B. from Sun Yat-sen University.