André R. Bergeron
André Bergeron is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Transfer Pricing and Competent Authority Group.
André’s practice focuses on transfer pricing analysis, mutual agreement procedures (MAPs) and advanced pricing agreements (APAs) to help clients optimize their global tax position. In addition, drawing on his extensive experience working with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), he provides organizations with strategic advice to support their audit defense and transfer pricing position during international audits.
Prior to joining Gowling WLG, André was a senior economist at the CRA’s Competent Authority Services Division. During the 10 years he spent in this role, he participated in numerous APAs and MAPs with many foreign governments, namely in the United States, South Korea, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, China, India and Chile. This work, and the resulting negotiations, involved several tax issues in many industries, including pharmaceuticals, automotive, gaming, natural resources, communications and electronics. In addition, he also worked on various international audits related to international transfer pricing transactions.