Michiko Hamada Haney

Transfer Pricing Managing Director

BDO Greater Washington D.C. Office



Executive Summary

Michiko has more than 20 years of experience conducting transfer pricing studies. She has provided transfer pricing planning and documentation services to both U.S.- and non-U.S.-based multinational companies in all aspects of global business operations. Her experience covers intellectual property (IP) licensing, valuation, migration, and cost sharing; financial services, including interest rate and guarantee fee analysis; manufacturing services, including quality control, contract, and toll manufacturing; distribution, commissionaire, and limited-risk distributor structures; insurance and leasing; and shared services, including headquarters cost allocations, research and development, procurement, logistics, and credit functions. In addition, she has assisted U.S. companies with a variety of state and local transfer pricing issues, and has experience with global transfer pricing planning and documentation and FIN 48 documentation and review.
Michiko  has worked with clients across numerous industries, including computer software, hardware, components and peripherals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, chemical products, global trading and portfolio management, medical equipment and supplies, telecommunications, heavy machinery, automotive, automotive equipment and supplies, food and food commodities, sports apparel and footwear, jewelry, luxury leather products, consulting and engineering, photographic equipment and supplies, oil and gas services, industrial equipment and consumer products, financial services, consumer and business services, and retail trade.
Prior to joining BDO, Michiko worked at Arthur Andersen in the Office of Federal Tax Services, as well as at a boutique transfer pricing, economics, and international trade consulting firm and at a footwear and apparel manufacturer.


Ph.D. coursework in Economics, University of Oregon
M.A., Economics, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
B.A., Economics, Reed College