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Tax, Legal and Regulatory Conference

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Course Location

, United Kingdom
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Course Date

27 November 2019

Programme

Course Price

0.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Admin
625.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Committee staff discount price
695.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Member

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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

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.

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

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

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

Ashley Coups, Partner, EY
Babett Carrier, Head of Legal and Compliance, Cinven
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.

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

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.

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

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.

John Heard, Partner & General Counsel, Abingworth
Chris Bulger, General Counsel, Vitruvian Partners
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 International Tax: the impact of the CJEU ruling, ATAD II, the OECD digitalisation workplan & DAC6 

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

12:55 Lunch

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

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

14:15 Brexit discussions with HMRC and GP losses

Mark Baldwin, Partner, Macfarlanes
Jon Page, Tax Director, PwC
Alexandra Hone, Head of Fund Tax, Intermediate Capital Group

14:35 HMRC carried interest enquiries
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
Chinwe Odimba-Chapman, Partner, Clifford Chance
Peter Moore, Compliance Manager, Cinven
John Morgan, Partner, Pantheon

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, Travers Smith
James Smethurst, Partner, Freshfields
Paul Ellison, Partner, Macfarlanes

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
Alison Hampton, Responsible Investment Advisor, Alma Verde
Matthew Cottrell, Chief Compliance Officer, Carlyle

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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For enquiries please contact Jack Hughes

 

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AUDIENCE

GROUP SIZE

310 - 310 PEOPLE

COURSE DIRECTOR

CPD

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