Justin Smith has been advising CFOs and other financial executives on their international operations for over 20 years. Justin oversees the firm’s national Global CFO Solutions and Transfer Pricing practices. Prior to joining True Partners, Justin served in a variety of senior management level capacities with tax and economic consulting groups at High Street Partners, Alvarez & Marsal, Duff & Phelps, and Arthur Andersen.
Justin has extensive experience assisting companies either in expanding abroad or in restructuring existing international operations. He has deep transfer pricing expertise, with heavy exposure to a variety of financial issues affecting international operations including: international tax, employment requirements, HR, global mobility, treasury and banking, finance, and business regulatory.
Justin’s transfer pricing knowledge covers a wide range of technical areas including: intangible property licensing and migration, cost sharing arrangements, global tax minimization, intangible asset valuation, M&A due diligence, post-merger integration, controversy management and resolution, Advance Pricing Agreements, supply chain restructuring, and global planning and documentation studies.
Justin has spent an extensive part of his career assisting high technology firms in the Silicon Valley to effectively manage intangible property on a global basis. Additionally, Justin has worked with firms across a wide range of industries, including: B2B, B2C, software, high technology components and equipment, electronic contract manufacturing, clean technology, telecommunications, automotive, entertainment, industrial equipment, consumer electronics, retail, apparel, REITs, and agriculture.
Justin holds a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in economics and accounting from Claremont McKenna College. Justin is also an adjunct professor in Golden Gate University’s MST program and a frequent speaker and lecturer on international financial matters.