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Joy Dasgupta

Joy Dasgupta

Principal Economist

Joy Dasgupta assists large multinationals and major law firms in transfer pricing and tax planning matters.

Joy has worked on a variety of transfer pricing and tax planning projects involving pricing of intercompany transactions applying the arm's-length standard. Among these have been the transfer of intangible property, buy-in of intangible assets, cost sharing arrangement, determination of royalty rates for license arrangements, and the structuring of intangible property holding companies. He has worked on business restructurings, valuation of unique intangible assets, and tax related valuation matters. His industry expertise includes high-tech, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automotive and telecommunication industries. Joy has also assisted clients with audit defence and transfer pricing related controversies.

Joy's prior industry experience includes semiconductors design and electronic design automation, where he has held positions in product development and marketing. Joy currently works in transfer pricing, business and intangible property valuation and other and valuation-related projects, applying his understanding of technology and his economic analysis experience. He also has experience in business litigation cases involving patent infringement in the technology sector and in litigation support in the pharmaceutical and telecom industries.

Joy Dasgupta is not a lawyer.

Areas of FocusTax
  • M.B.A., Finance, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania 2002
  • B.S., Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Insight Overview

Joy is a speaker on international tax matters for the Tax Executives Institue (TEI) and the Council for International Tax Education (CITE).


  • "What are the international tax and transfer pricing considerations for equity-based incentive compensation?," 29 May 2013
  • Co-author, "Location Savings: A US Perspective," International Transfer Pricing Journal
  • First author, "United States: An Assessment of APA Fee Increases," International Transfer Pricing Journal


  • Panelist, "International Tax Restructurings Seminar," Tax Executives Institute, San Francisco Chapter, San Francisco, (September 20, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Handling IP Tax Controversies," Council for International Tax Education (CITE) Conference, San Francisco (March 20, 2012)
  • Speaker, "Effective International Tax Planning and Structuring," Tax Executives Institue (TEI) Austin Chapter Seminar (February 29, 2012)
  • Speaker, "Effective International Tax Planning and Structuring," Tax Executives Institue (TEI) Santa Clara Chapter Seminar (January 26, 2012)

Prior Experience

He comes to the firm from Duff and Phelps, where he was a director in the Transfer Pricing group. Before becoming an economist, he worked as a software engineer in Delhi, India.