Dr Peter Wilson
Global Tax, BEPS, BRICS, Digital Tax & Tax Policy Specialist
PB First Advisors

Dr Peter Wilson has advised companies, individuals and governments on taxation, international tax law, and associated compliance now for more than 40 years, firstly in Australia, then London, New York and now in Dubai. He also advises corporate service providers, financial institutions, investment managers and administrators on FATCA and CRS reporting obligations together with obligations and controls intended for tax risk mitigation. He also assists clients in taxation litigation before Tribunals and Courts.

Dr Wilson has a PhD in Commercial Law, written at Queen Mary, University of London on ‘BRICS and International Tax Law’, (graduating June 2017). The Thesis, which was published by Wolters Kluwer as No 61 of the Series on International Taxation, January 2018, considers tax policy, avoidance and evasion, SAARS, automatic and on request exchange of information including financial account information, Double Taxation Convention benefits, BEPS Final Action Reports, dispute resolution and anticipates the effects on the level of FDI into Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, were they to further align their global tax policy and law with that of the developed world.  The Thesis drew specific conclusions on the BRICS but did so by comparing those policy and practice features and concepts with those prevailing in the developed world.

He also holds Master of Taxation, Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of NSW, Sydney Australia, and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Westminster, London. Dr Wilson is also Fellow of the English Institute of Chartered Accountants, an Associate of the Australia and NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Tax Adviser, a Member Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers, and a Freeman of the City of London.

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