Conor McFadden advises both domestic and international clients on direct and indirect taxation matters relating to corporate and business law, including the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate restructurings, cross border transactions, transfer pricing, thin capitalisation, employee share option schemes and State royalties on mineral resource transfers.
He is regularly involved in making representations to the National Treasury on draft revenue legislation and applying for Advance Tax Rulings on behalf of clients from the Advance Tax Ruling Unit.
Conor also has extensive experience in tax litigation and alternative dispute resolution and deals with the South African Revenue Service on a regular basis. He represents clients with regard to the South African Exchange Control Regulations and assists clients in obtaining exchange control approval from the Financial Surveillance Department on both inward and outward investments.
Conor has also been involved in setting up a number of public benefit organisations (charities) and obtaining tax exempt status for such organizations from the Tax Exemption Unit.
Conor currently serves as Chairperson of the Tax Board in South Africa, Gauteng division, a five year appointment.