Darren Koh

Associate Professor Darren Koh

Vice Dean and Head, Taxation & Law Programmes

School of Law

Tel: +65 6248 5988

Email: ZGFycmVua29obnRAc3Vzcy5lZHUuc2c=

Educational Qualifications

  • 2008

    LLM (Merit), University of London

  • 1988

    LLB (Hons), University of Buckingham (Awarded Sweet & Maxwell Law Prize for best result)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2015 - Present

    Associate Professor, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

  • 2012 - 2015

    Associate Professor, School of Business, SIM University, Singapore

  • 2009 - 2012

    Senior Lecturer, School of Business, SIM University, Singapore

  • 2005- 2006

    Associate Director – Taxes ASEAN/Australasia/India, Procter & Gamble Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

  • 2004 - 2005

    Group Manager, Global Taxes, Procter & Gamble Co., United States of America

  • 2000 - 2003

    Group Manager, Taxes – Asia, Procter & Gamble Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

  • 1998 - 2000

    VVSB Officer, Verification and Valuation Support Branch, United Nations Security Council/United Nations Compensation Commission, Switzerland

  • 1997 - 1998

    Group Manager, Taxes – Asia, Procter & Gamble Far East Inc., Japan

  • 1995 - 1997

    Tax Manager, KPMG Peat Marwick, Hong Kong

  • 1989 - 1994

    Tax Supervisor/Tax Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, United Kingdom

Koh, D. (2013).
Chapter 1 Framework Of Interpretation In Tax. In S. Pok, K. S. NG & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (2 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 3-41). Singapore:LexisNexis

Koh, D. (2013).
Chapter 2 Analysing Tax Decisions. In S. Pok, K. S. NG & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (2 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 45-74). Singapore: LexisNexis

Koh, D. & Ng I. (2013).
Chapter 12 Capital Allowances. In S. Pok, K. S. NG & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (2 ed., Vol. 1, pp. 689-763). Singapore: LexisNexis

Pok S. & Koh, D. (2013).
Chapter 41A Facts and evidence. In S. Pok, K. S. NG & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (2 ed., Vol. II, pp. 897-944). Singapore: LexisNexis

Koh, D. (2011)
Chapter 1 Framework of Interpretation in Tax. In S. Pok, K. S. Ng, & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (pp 1-33). Singapore: LexisNexis

Koh, D. & Ng, I. (2011)
Chapter 6 Capital Allowances. In S. Pok, K. S. Ng, & S. Timms (Eds.), The Law and Practice of Singapore Income Tax (pp 295-360). Singapore: LexisNexis

2009
Associate Member, Singapore Academy of Law

2007
CPA [Certified Public Accountant] (Singapore, ICPAS)

2003
Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants

1993
CTA [Chartered Tax Advisor], Chartered Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom

1992
FCA [Chartered Accountant], Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (Admitted as Associate in 1992, admitted as Fellow in 2003)

1989
Barrister of England and Wales, The Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

  • USMNC in Singapore – The interaction between US GAAP’s FIN48 and FRS37
  • USMNC in Singapore – The drafting of contracts to implement tax planning
  • USMNC in Singapore – Tax and accounting implications of finance leases embedded in “take or pay” production agreements
  • German MNC in Singapore – Hidden costs of tax efficient supply chain conversions
  • International taxation, transfer pricing
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