Ms. Ishii has over fifteen years of public accounting experience, primarily in the transfer pricing area. She consults with multinational clients on cross border transactions, assists multinational companies with transfer pricing studies, and consults with clients on restructuring of foreign income streams.
She has conducted a significant number of transfer pricing studies for U.S., Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Canadian, and other multinational corporations in a variety of industries (e.g. semiconductor products, electronic products and components, software, food, logistics services, computers, semiconductors, medical devices, entertainment, and media). These projects have included both defensive work with respect to on-going IRS audits and competent authority assistance, as well as planning studies and APAs. She is a member of the APA team which handles one of the firm’s largest bilateral APAs that has developed ground breaking ideas for transfer pricing approaches.
She is fluent in both English and Japanese and has had work experience in Japan. Her language capabilities and bi-cultural background allow her to efficiently communicate between Japanese and U.S. clients, as well as between various offices within our firm and various tax authorities.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ishii has worked for a startup company established by one of the largest trading companies in Japan.