William James

James leads BKD’s transfer pricing practice. He has been a dedicated transfer pricing consultant since 1992, primarily working with large international accounting firms and advising clients on various transfer pricing and tax valuation issues.

He has experience in transfer pricing planning, documentation, advance pricing agreements, intellectual property valuation, cost-sharing arrangements and transfer pricing controversy for clients in multiple industries.


He is a frequent speaker on transfer pricing topics at outside tax seminars. James has also presented various transfer pricing topics in Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Singapore and Europe.

James is on the board of directors at the World Trade Center St. Louis and is the president of the St. Louis International Tax Group, Inc.

He is a graduate of Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois, with a B.A. degree, and Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, with an M.B.A. degree in finance and international business.

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