Graham’s areas of focus include the taxation of corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment arrangements and joint venture structures. He has expertise in the taxation of financing arrangements, in particular securitisation structures and cross-border lending/debt acquisitions.
Graham has engaged with the Inland Revenue Department for various clients in contentious tax disputes and obtaining binding rulings, determinations and indicative views. His other areas of expertise include funds management, including a detailed working knowledge of the portfolio investment entity (PIE) rules, and double tax treaty issues. Graham also advises a diverse range of private clients and new migrants on a range of New Zealand personal tax issues.