October 08, 2015

Anticipation and expectations running high for BNY Mellon’s 2015 Tax & Regulatory Forum in London

BNY Mellon’s experts will be providing information and insights to help clients navigate the opportunities and challenges arising from ongoing changes around regulation and taxation


The opportunities and challenges arising from ongoing changes around regulation and taxation will come under the spotlight at BNY Mellon’s upcoming Tax & Regulatory Client Forum, to be held in London on October 14.

Over 260 clients are currently signed up for the event, which comprises two distinct session streams running through the day and covering topics such as UCITS V, the BEPS project, tax transparent pooling vehicles, MIFID II, global tax information reporting measures such as CRS and FATCA, the evolution of  market infrastructure, and developments around accounting and reporting.

The event will be co-hosted by Hani Kablawi, head of Asset Servicing Europe, Middle East & Africa, in conjunction with Mariano Giralt, head of Global Tax Services, and Paul North, head of Product Management for EMEA Asset Servicing.

“Without question, the next 18 months are going to be extremely busy on the regulatory front for both buy and sell-side firms, and by extension their clients, whether based in Europe or further afield,” says Paul North. “While the majority of financial institutions are by now well-versed in dealing with regulatory change, the volume of concurrent regulatory changes means that managing their implementation and achieving compliance presents something of an unprecedented challenge for the industry.”

Adds Mariano Giralt: “In this fast-paced tax environment, it’s critical to stay ahead of upcoming changes to ensure that your business can adhere to the latest tax legislation. As a company which supports a broad array of clients who need to comply with local tax laws and reporting requirements and make tax-related filings in multiple jurisdictions, we look forward to providing fresh insights around the emerging global tax landscape.”