Head of Global Securities Tax Research
Lorraine White works for the BNY Mellon as Managing Director, Head of Global Securities Tax Research, Global Tax Services, where she provides custody tax technical support to the Banks Asset Servicing groups and clients in the EMEA region. Key to this is ensuring consistent tax servicing policy and integration of tax risk into the banks wider business agenda.
With an extensive career in Asset Servicing, primarily focusing on custody tax matters, Lorraine is an active participant in global initiatives focusing on simplification and harmonization of tax relief and tax compliance procedures for cross border portfolio investors, including the work of the EU Commission and the OECDs TRACE Group. She is current chair of the BBAs International Custodian Tax Liaison Group and an active member of the Association of Global Custodians Tax Issues Committee, both groups work regularly with tax authorities to eliminate or minimize existing discrepancies in the current tax relief processes and regimes from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.