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Operational Taxes for Banks
14 May 2024
Park Plaza WaterlooLondon

Pilar Espejo
Global Head of Tax & Policy Assurance at BNY Mellon


Pilar joined BNY Mellon in 2015 and heads the Tax and Policy Assurance (global markets) team within Asset Servicing, Global Tax Product. Pilar’s team is responsible for providing independent risk and policy direction in respect of custody product and tax changes to BNY Mellon.

Before joining BNY Mellon, Pilar worked for over 13 years as an International Tax specialist with EY in London and KPMG in London and Australia. Prior to this, Pilar worked as a Tax and M&A lawyer with Andersen in Lima, Peru.

Pilar holds a Masters in Law (LLM) from the London School of Economics and a degree in Law and Political Sciences from the University of Lima (Peru).

Pilar is an active member of several industry associations, having chaired the Tax Issues Committee at the Association of Global Custodians (AGC) and currently chairs the Treaty & Withholding Tax Working Group at The Investment Association.

Agenda Sessions

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