Robert E. Ackerman

Bob Ackerman serves as a technical advisor assisting multinational organizations with global transfer pricing planning, tax-effective supply chain practices, documentation, and local-country controversy resolution. Bob has extensive experience in the development and implementation of tax strategies regarding the migration of intangibles and execution of licensing and cost sharing arrangements. Bob's experience also includes a significant emphasis on resolution of international transfer pricing controversies at audit and Competent Authority. Bob has 35 years experience involving international tax and transfer pricing issues with Ernst & Young LLP, Ernst & Young's U.S. practice, and the Internal Revenue Service. Bob was the initial Director of the Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) program at the Internal Revenue Service. Bob holds a M.A. from Syracuse University and is a certified public accountant.