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Catherine Sear

Catherine Sear is a partner in Proskauer's Tax Department. She specialises in tax matters relating to private investment funds (including private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, debt and real estate funds, funds of funds and secondary funds) and their managers. She advises sponsors and investors on a wide variety of UK and international tax issues related to structuring and investing in private investment funds, as well as advising on tax issues related to asset management businesses. In the course of her practice she advises on a broad range of UK tax issues including VAT, employment tax, withholding taxes, tax matters relating to partnerships, and the tax regime for carried interest. She was acknowledged as one of Financial News's 40 Under 40 Rising Stars for Legal Services in 2016.

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Reviewing the tax aspects of a private equity fund limited partnership agreement
Reviewing the tax aspects of a private equity fund limited partnership agreement
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains what to look for when reviewing the tax section of a private equity fund limited partnership agreement (LPA). Produced in partnership with Catherine Sear of Proskauer Rose LLP.

Understanding the tax disclosure in a fund Private Placement Memorandum (PPM)
Understanding the tax disclosure in a fund Private Placement Memorandum (PPM)
Practice notes

This Table explains the common UK tax information found in the tax disclosure of a Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) produced by a private equity fund when seeking investors. This Table was produced in partnership with Catherine Sear of Proskauer Rose LLP.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Consulting Editorial Board

Qualified Year

  • 2005

Education

  • PgDL
  • BA (Joint Hons.) University of Bristol
  • LPC BPP Law School London

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