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Event Date

27 November 2019

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Event Location

, The IET: Savoy Place, 2 Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL View on map

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Tax, Legal and Regulatory Conference



Overview

The only private equity and venture capital event completely devised and delivered by industry practitioners, the Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference delivers a detailed overview of the most important technical developments shaping the market today. Now in its tenth year, this one-day conference addresses the practical impact of regulatory and taxation changes, whilst providing excellent networking opportunities.


Agenda

08:15 Registration and networking breakfast

09:00
Welcome and BVCA overview
Gurpreet Manku, Deputy Director General & Director of Policy, BVCA

09:05 Political and Brexit update
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

09:20 BVCA Legal & Accounting Committee Update
This session will summarise the committee's activities over the year.
Amy Mahon, Partner and Chair, BVCA Legal & Accounting Committee, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

09:25 LIBOR transition
This panel discussion will cover the replacement of LIBOR and key reference rates, including the steps firms should be considering.

Mark Brown, Partner, Linklaters
Ian Cooper, Group Treasurer, 3i
Liam Fields, Treasury Director, ICG
Angel Quek, Partner, Latham & Watkins

09:55 Corporate Transparency and Register Reform
A presentation of the latest proposals on Corporate Transparency and Register Reform, and an outline of the key proposals.
Victoria Sigeti, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

10:05 Governance and new transparency requirements
This update covers the new narrative reporting rquirements that are now in force for portfolio companies.

Babett Carrier, Head of Legal and Compliance, Cinven
Ashley Coups, Partner, EY
Amy Mahon, Partner and Chair, BVCA Legal & Accounting Committee, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

10:25 Impact of UK ethical standards
This session outlines the operational impact of the UK Financial Reporting Council's proposed auditor independence and ethical standard on firms and areas to consider.

David Lewis, Senior Financial Controller, STAR Capital Partnership
Jonathan Martin, Partner, KPMG

10:40 Cost reporting in the UK
In this presentation, we will walk through the new Cost Transparency Initiative fee reporting template and its application to firms.

Gurpreet Manku, Deputy Director General & Director of Policy, BVCA
Karen Sands, COO, Hermes GPE

10:55 Break

11:20 National security – screening of transactions
A discussion on the impact of reforms to screen transactions from a national security perspective in the UK, US and Europe.

Chris Bulger, General Counsel, Vitruvian Partners
John Heard, Partner & General Counsel, Abingworth
Jenine Hulsmann, Partner, Clifford Chance
Ed Richards, Managing Partner, Flint Global

11:50 BVCA Taxation Committee Update
This session will summarise the committee's activities over the year.
Mark Baldwin, Partner and Chair, BVCA Taxation Committee, Macfarlanes

11:55 Overview of the Election Manifestos
A quick look at the tax changes outlined in the main party's election manifestos.
Rhiannon Kinghall Were, Head of Tax Policy, Macfarlanes

12:00 International Tax: the impact of the CJEU ruling, ATAD II, the OECD digitalisation workplan & DAC6 

Clare Copeland, Group International Tax Director, The Carlyle Group
Tim Hughes, Director, PwC
José Maria Palicio, Principal, Permira

12:55 Lunch

13:55 Domestic Tax: UK partnership reporting and other compliance issues

Abigayil Chandra, Partner, Deloitte
Jill Hardie, Senior Structuring Adviser, Private Markets & Real Estate Structuring, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Paul McCartney, Partner, EY

14:15 Brexit discussions with HMRC and GP losses

Mark Baldwin, Partner, Macfarlanes
Alex Hone, Head of Fund Tax, ICG
Jon Page, Tax Director, PwC

14:35 Carry and incentive challenges
Jenny Wheater, Tax Lawyer, Linklaters

14:55 BVCA Regulatory Committee update
This session will summarise the committee's activities over the year.
Tim Lewis, Partner and Chair, BVCA Regulatory Committee, Travers Smith

15:00 SMCR and conduct 
This session will cover practical experiences of implementing SMCR and next steps. We will also discuss FCA expectations on conduct more broadly.

Stephanie Biggs, Partner, Travers Smith
Peter Moore, Compliance Manager, Cinven
John Morgan, Partner, Pantheon
Chinwe Odimba-Chapman, Partner, Clifford Chance

15:45 Break

16:10 Brexit update
This briefing will cover no-deal preparations and the broader work of the BVCA.
Gurpreet Manku, Deputy Director General & Director of Policy, BVCA

16:20 Regulatory roundup
A summary of other matters the committee is monitoring including EU prudential rules for investment firms, facilitating DC pension schemes investment, AML regulations and financial crime.

Moderated by Tim Lewis, Partner and Chair, BVCA Regulatory Committee, Travers Smith
Paul Ellison, Partner, Macfarlanes
James Smethurst, Partner, Freshfields

16:50 Sustainability, ESG and developing regulation
This session will provide an overview of regulatory developments in the UK, EU and internationally. Firms will also share their insights into how they approach ESG initiatives.

Moderated by Ed Kingsbury, Partner, CMS
Paul Cook, COO and Compliance Officer, YFM Equity Partners
Matthew Cottrell, Head of Compliance, EMEA, The Carlyle Group
Alison Hampton, Responsible Investment Advisor, Alma Verde Advisors

17:35 Closing remarks
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

17:40 Networking reception sponsored by Debevoise & Plimpton

19:00 Event close


Dress Code

Business attire


Location

The IET London: Savoy Place
2 Savoy Place
London
WC2R 0BL

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Price

Exclusive to BVCA Members
£695.00 + VAT per person


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Further information

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