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Taxation Committee

The Taxation Committee represents the interests of members of the private equity and venture capital industry in taxation matters. Building dialogue with the Treasury, HMRC, other Government departments and other policy influencers to ensure that the industry is represented in any changes to taxation policy that could affect it.

The terms of reference for our Council, Committees and Advisory Groups are included in the BVCA Governance Handbook. The Handbook provides directors, members and employees of the BVCA with a summary of our governance structure and supplements the Articles of Association.

Activities and Committee Members

Activities

  • Maintaining dialogue with HM Revenue & Customs, Government ministers and officials to ensure members’ interests are reflected in any changes made to tax policy
  • Responding to relevant Government consultations on issues affecting the industry
  • Working with HM Revenue & Customs to ensure that the Memoranda of Understanding on managers’ shares and carried interest arrangements function in accordance with the industry’s needs
  • Working to ensure members’ interests are reflected in Budget consultations
  • Working to ensure any reviews of specific tax areas, such as VAT and debt interest deductibility, take into account the requirements and circumstances of the industry


Committee Members

Mark Baldwin, Chair
Macfarlanes

Abigayil Chandra,
Deloitte

Alexander Cox,
Ashurst

Alexander Conway,
Livingbridge

Alexandra Hone,
ICG

Anthony Stewart,
Clifford Chance

Caroline Conder,
LDC

Clare Copeland,
The Carlyle Group

Craig Vickery,
Exponent PE

Dan Kennedy,
Permira

Dominic Spiri,
Terra Firma

Eli Hillman,
Grant Thornton LLP

Gareth Miles,
Slaughter & May

Garry O'Neill,
3i

Graham Iversen,
Greenberg Traurig Maher

James Pratt,
BDO LLP

James Sanderson,
Vitruvian Partners

Jenny Wheater,
Linklaters

Jill Hardie,
SL Capital Partners

Jonathan Page,
PwC

José María Palicio,
Permira

Maria Carradice,
Mayfair Equity Partners

Matthew Saronson,
Debevoise & Plimpton

Michael McCotter,

Paul McCartney,
EY

Richard Vitou,
Deloitte

Russell Gibson,
KPMG

Russell Warren,
Travers Smith

Stephen Pevsner,
Proskauer

Tim Hughes,
PwC

Tim Lowe,
Kirkland & Ellis

Tony Mancini
KPMG



Taxation Subcommittees

Clare Copeland, Subcommittee Chair,
Corporate Tax

Abigail Chandra, Subcommittee Chair,
Personal Tax