Richard Baxter resigns from Taxand to join other Andersen Tax alumni at FTI Consulting

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Richard Baxter left Alvarez & Marsal Taxation (in London) this month to join FTI Consulting as Senior Managing Director.

Richard was a tax partner with Andersen then Deloitte. He joined Taxand in 1998 and was a Managing Director of Alvarez & Marsal Taxand and head of the Global Indirect Tax practice. Over the course of his career he has led global assignments with a focus on international VAT for major US and European multinational companies. He also has particular expertise in managing VAT technology applications projects and leading the implementation of indirect tax reporting tools globally. He is well versed in negotiating at senior levels with tax authorities and managing tax cases to ECJ, VAT Tribunal and the High Court.

No formal press release has been provided as yet by FTI Consulting but Tax Grotto assumes he will be leading the global indirect tax practice for the Firm. He will be joining former Andersen UK tax colleagues like Marvin Rust, Toni Dyson and Ian Mackie.

Postscript 7th October. 

Press release issued with some quotes..No mention that Baxter will actually lead the indirect tax practice…..

Marvin Rust, Head of the European Tax Advisory practice, said, “Richard has more than 25 years’ experience of advising large corporates on how best to navigate the complex world of indirect taxation management and compliance as well as frequent regulatory changes. He makes an excellent addition to our team and will enhance our service offering to clients looking to manage tax risk, maximise cash-flows and achieve a competitive advantage.”

On his appointment, Richard Baxter said, “I am delighted to be joining the Tax Advisory practice at FTI Consulting. I look forward to working with the team, which includes a number of highly renowned experts and an impressive list of international clients.”

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