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Shezad Aleem

Shezad is a Director in the London financial services tax department, and has 16 years of experience working with banking groups, insurers and asset managers.

His specialism includes advising on international tax and treasury issues such as: the UK taxation of loans, derivatives and complex financial instruments; hedging; debt restructuring; and group restructuring.

He provides advice to a range of financial services clients on BEPS issues, particularly the corporate interest restriction rules, anti-hybrid legislation; and the Multi-Lateral Instrument.

  • design and implementation of appropriate financing structures;
  • management of interest rate and foreign exchange exposures;
  • rationalisation of intragroup debt;
  • cross-border financing;
  • cash repatriation;
  • optimising usage of tax attributes; and
  • UK CFC considerations.