Richard Hay

Richard J. Hay Partner

Representative Work
  • Retained counsel to the International Financial Centres Forum, an association of the principal professional firms in the British offshore centres, to represent private sector interests in policy dialogues on the tax and information exchange initiatives conducted by United Kingdom, EU and various supranational bodies including OECD, G7 and G20.
  • Advice to financial centre governments on their dialogues with EU, OECD and UK concerning compliance with international standards pertaining to tax information exchange and financial regulation.
  • Advice to private equity on the impact of evolving tax and regulatory policy initiatives on the financial services sector. The work supports their assessment of value and business prospects for potential acquisitions of trust and company service provider businesses.
  • Alongside local counsel in Latin America, Asia and other regions assisting with cross-border planning for clients and private bank review of planning proposals.