Pranay

Pranay Bhatia

Partner and Leader
Tax and Regulatory Services

Mumbai - The Ruby

+91 22 6277 1682

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Executive Summary

Pranay is a Partner with the Tax & Regulatory Services. He has over 20 years of professional experience specializing in cross border taxation issues, regulatory and tax compliances and double tax treaty planning.

His experience includes advising clients in the financial services industry and has worked on a number of tax advisory and compliance assignments. He leads FATCA-CRS team and has assisted financial institutions to comply with FATCA and CRS requirements. He has assisted in setting up domestic and offshore funds ranging from tax structuring (including carry designing), regulatory perspectives and advising on post set up phase.

His experience includes advising on Indian Private Equity transactions with focus on infrastructure and real estate investments (including hospitals and hospitality), review of deal documentation and related structuring from tax and regulatory perspective. He has assisted various groups in restructuring their business holding and mitigating taxes, using various structures like LLP’s, trusts etc. He has also advised and assisted in implementing M&A transactions and other restructuring exercises from corporate and tax laws perspective. He is a lead member of India-Singapore and India-US desk of BDO in India.

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

Education

Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA)

Bachelor of Law

Bachelor of Commerce