Mark Andrew Korten
(B.Comm. LLB. H.Dip Tax)
Mark Korten has practised as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in the Division of the Northern Provinces for over 22 years. Mark holds the degree of Bachelor of Commerce, with majors in Accounting and Economics from the University of Cape Town. He also holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws and a High Diploma (Masters) in Tax Law from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.
Mark has over 24 years experience specialising in tax and commercial law. He has extensive experience in the consideration, negotiation, structuring and drafting of various commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructuring, service agreements, leases, shareholders agreements, the establishment of various legal vehicles such as companies (including various types of companies in numerous jurisdictions such as Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Monaco, Cook Islands, Malta, Cyprus, Dubai, Hong Kong, Barbados, Liechtenstein, Mauritius, Seychelles, British Virgin Islands and the State of Delaware, USA), local and offshore trusts and hybrid partnership vehicles. Mark’s specialisation in tax law relates to local and international estate planning, the international tax consequences of and South African exchange control issues relating to cross border transactions and international group structures, as well as tax experience relating to all types of transactions involving tax law in South Africa, including income tax, value added tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax, withholding taxes and the use of international double taxation treaties in tax planning.
Prof. Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus
Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus focuses on tax controversy with a general emphasis on complex domestic and international issues and a particular emphasis on procedural defects, domestic tax issues, and international tax, incl. transfer pricing issues.
His more than 28 years’ experience includes all aspects of income tax planning, Revenue Service administrative proceedings, and tax litigation. Daniel holds a PhD in tax and Constitutional law, is an international tax adjunct professor, and author of numerous tax textbooks on tax risk management. He is advisor to an insurance underwriting business that insures tax risk.