Admitted to the partnership in 2003, Louie is a CPA and a lawyer. He was previously SGV’s Business Tax Services leader, and has extensive experience and expertise in tax controversy, including Bureau of Internal Revenue audits and investigations, as well as local tax assessments. He is highly knowledgeable in tax advisory, tax planning and represented clients who are entitled to various incentives, such as from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Board of Investments and other government agencies. He is also a frequent resource speaker in tax seminars in various fora.
Louie’s professional affiliations include the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, PICPA, the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice, the Tax Management Association of the Philippines, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Tax Committee, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accountancy and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He also attended the Executive Program on Comparative Tax Policy and Administration of the Harvard Kennedy School the USA.