Frank D' Souza

Frank D' Souza is based in Taxand India where he is a partner at BMR Advisors, India's leading independent firm of tax advisors. He leads the firm's media and entertainment industry practice, a position he held as a partner at one of the Big 4 firms. Frank has vast experience working with domestic and international corporations across a range of industries, including aviation and consultancy. He has more than 15 years of experience in tax advisory services.

Frank has worked with world majors in the entertainment industry regarding entry into the Indian market, including structuring operations to maximise tax efficiency. He has been part of a team of global advisors in reorganising worldwide investment-holding structures relating to an entertainment industry major. He has assisted foreign companies set up operations in India, including expanding operations and obtaining associated approvals from regulators.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Bombay and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994. He regularly participates in and addresses several seminars relating to regulatory developments in the Indian media industry, including government policies and various tax-related technical issues.