Mukesh Butani is the managing partner of BMR Legal Advocates. Specialising in corporate international tax and transfer pricing, he has significant experience in advising Fortune 500 multinationals and large Indian business houses on a wide range of matters relating to FDI policy, business reorganisations, cross-border tax structuring, tax controversy and regulatory policy across a range of sectors. Mukesh has served as a member of the expert task force on international tax and transfer pricing set up by the MoF in July 2012. He was a member of the tax bureau of OECD-BIAC and the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) (2012– 2016) and was vice chairman of the Taxation Commission of the ICC in Paris (until 2021). He served as a member of a focus group on administrative practices on tax disputes under the Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC) of the MoF. He is also a founder member (2015) of ITRAF, a think tank carrying out research and analysis on international taxation to ensure superior tax policy and effective tax administration in India, and chairman of the India Branch of the IFA. Mukesh is a commerce graduate from the University of Mumbai and also holds a bachelor’s degree in law. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 and enrolled as an advocate in 2010. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and practises in various tribunals, high courts and the Supreme Court of India.