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Jawad Ali and Kevin Conway Lead Discussion on British Tax Authority

06 Feb 2013

LONDON, February 6, 2013 — King & Spalding partners Jawad Ali and Kevin Conway will be part of a panel of legal and banking experts discussing efforts to tax financial institutions and their clients by British and international tax authorities. The program will be held at the London offices of the sponsoring organization, the Arab Bankers Association, on February 14, beginning at 6:00 p.m. GMT. Ali will serve as moderator of the panel. King & Spalding is a sponsor of the event.

The panel will focus on current and developing tax issues important to financial institutions, including:

  • The UK/Swiss tax agreement and how it compares to the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility
  • The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • The British tax authority’s publication “Closing in on Tax Evasion”
  • The British Non-Resident Landlord Scheme

Ali is managing partner of King & Spalding’s offices in the Middle East (Dubai, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi) and deputy leader of the firm’s Islamic finance practice. He handles a range of cross-border corporate, finance and investment matters. He is resident in the firm’s Dubai office.

Conway is a tax partner in King & Spalding’s London office and is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales. He advises on UK and international tax treatment as well as structuring of UK and cross-border corporate transactions.

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