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Jafari Robena (Squar Milner LLP)
Bio: Robena Jafari is the Partner-In-Charge of the International Tax Practice at Squar Milner with over 15 years of International Tax experience. Robena began her career as in-house tax counsel and has spent time in the Big 4 accounting firms. She has experience with planning and implementing strategic cross border tax strategies, value chain strategies, international mergers and acquisitions, as well as providing strategic guidance to start-up companies. She has worked with a variety of companies across multiple industries including life sciences, SaaS, MTM, retail and manufacturing and has experience advising public and private companies. Robena’s specialty suite includes international tax planning, reporting, compliance, global transfer pricing strategies, cross border advisory and ASC 740. • Harvard University, Masters • Northwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctorate

Nguyen Ben (Squar Milner LLP)
Bio: Ben Nguyen is a Senior Manager in Squar Milner’s International Tax Group. Ben provides international tax compliance and consulting services to companies and individuals who have outbound and inbound transactions and holdings. Ben has advised a highly diverse clientele over his 10 years in tax including public companies, middle market businesses, and high net worth individuals. Ben earned a Masters, Taxation, from Cal State Fullerton and a Bachelor of Arts Economics, from UC San Diego.

Punchihewa Varangana (Squar Milner LLP)
Bio: Varangana Punchihewa is a Principal leading the Transfer Pricing and Valuations practices at Squar Milner. She has over 13 years of experience advising clients in various transfer pricing and valuations compliance and consulting matters. Prior to joining Squar Milner in 2018, Varangana spent close to 11 years in Deloitte Tax LLP’s Transfer Pricing practice. Throughout her career, she has worked with numerous top global clients and start-up companies in the consumer products, software, medical device, pharmaceutical, natural resources & renewable energy, and media & entertainment industries. Varangana holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Marketing and a master’s degree in Finance.