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Gareth Banfield

Counsel

London

Gareth Banfield

Counsel

London

Gareth has a very broad practice and advises on all aspects of corporate tax and VAT. His experience includes advising on the tax aspects of complex domestic and international financing transactions including bank and project finance, capital markets transactions, securitisations, derivatives and structured finance transactions as well as advising on tax issues on corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, corporate restructurings and reorganisations and private equity transactions. He also advises on tax disputes and investigations and has experience assisting companies through HMRC’s high risk corporates programme and in litigating tax matters.

Expertise

Practices

Tax

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2002

Academic

LLB, Law, University of Essex, 1988

Experience highlights

News & insights

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Publications: 22 JULY 2021

OECD Pillars, the digital economy and minimum taxes

To date, 132 jurisdictions have committed to the OECD’s two-pillar plan to reform international tax rules, as set out in its statement of 1 July 2021.  Although the genesis of the proposed reforms…

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diversity and inclusion

Blog Post: 22 JULY 2021

What is meant by diversity and inclusion?

Ask anyone what is meant by diversity and inclusion in the workplace and they are likely to give an answer along the followings lines: Diversity is about having the presence of different…

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Sanctions related reporting and compliance obligations for UK financial institutions

Publications: 22 JULY 2021

Sanctions-related reporting and compliance obligations for UK financial institutions

A common question for many sanctions compliance professionals concerns the interplay between regulatory reporting requirements, legal privilege and disclosure obligations to clients. Sarah…

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Publications: 21 JULY 2021

German administrative guidelines on cum/cum and securities transactions – A challenging revision of principles

The Federal Finance Ministry (BMF) circulated revisited guidelines regarding the allocation of economic ownership in cum/cum and securities transactions on 15 July 2021. These guidelines include some…

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