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ITR Global Transfer Pricing Forum Europe 2017


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08.30 Registration and breakfast

09.00 Chair’s introduction and opening remarks

09.10 Keynote address:

Jefferson VanderWolk, Head of Division Tax Treaty, Transfer Pricing, and Financial Transactions, Center for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

09.30 Update on BEPS implementation

This panel will focus on the global take-up of BEPS guidelines, from Brazil to India, the US to Japan, and everywhere in between.

10.45 Coffee break

11.15 Dispute resolution

In the age of transparency, TP controversy is all but guaranteed. This panel will focus on some of the most significant court cases around the world, lessons learned from them, and strategies to prevent things getting that far.

Carolina Graterol, Head of Corporate Tax & Transfer Pricing, Rosen
Clive Baxter
, Head of Tax Policy and Governance, Maersk

12.30 Lunch

13.40 The work of tax professionals in a dynamic field

Ruth Lynch, PhD Scholar, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
Martin Laheen, PhD Scholar, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick

14.00 Country-by-country-reporting (CbCR) and the new filing requirements

Once a fringe topic, CbCR is now a reality taxpayers have to grapple with. This panel will look at how taxpayers are tackling the new reporting challenges and discuss emerging best practices.

Chris Lenon, Founder, Green Tax
Rocío Bermúdez Becerra
, Transfer Pricing Manager, Repsol
Sam Barrett
, Head of International Tax & Global Transfer Pricing Director, Sandvik

15.15 Coffee break

15.45 IP regimes

Patent boxes, knowledge boxes and the like are a growing trend, particularly in Europe. However, the concept of implementing an IP regime to attract research and development to a country is not always
viewed favourably by policy makers.

Moderator: Kathrine Kimball, Managing Principal and Founder, Aptis Global
Sofie Stas, Principal and Founding Member, Aptis Global

17.00 Close of day one and closing comments

17.15 TP Week 10th birthday party



08.30 Registration and breakfast

09.00 Chair’s introduction and opening remarks

09.10 Keynote address:
Maura Parsons, Deputy Director, Head of Transfer Pricing, HMRC

09.30 Transfer pricing in the modern economy

Tax authorities have been testing the limits for tech companies on hard-to-value intangibles, profit split methods and PE. This panel will discuss new developments and their impact on businesses, including risks related to DEMPE activities.

Moderator: Larissa Neumann, Partner, Tax, Fenwick & West
Julia Ushakova-Stein, Associate, Tax, Fenwick & West

10.45 Coffee break

11.15 Technology and transfer pricing

Blockchain is just one of the many tech innovations that are looking to revolutionise transfer pricing. This panel will take you through some of the most cutting edge technological developments.

Mathias Hildebrandt, Group Head of Tax, Zalando
Harm Oortwijn, Partner, EA Tax Score Group
Zahira Quattrocchi,
Group Tax Director, Barilla Group

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Survey results from Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick

13.45 European transfer pricing issues

An overview of transfer pricing developments specific to Europe, including developments from the European Parliament. There will also be discussion on how Europe interacts with the US and with key developing countries.

Yordan Nenkov, Group Head of Tax, Coface
Brigitte Baumgartner
, International Taxation Manager, Plansee

15.00 Coffee break

15.30 US tax reform

President Trump is looking to embark on a radical overhaul of the US tax system, but details are scarce. What does this mean for transfer pricing? Will his border adjustment tax ever see the light of day? Find out in this panel.

Glyn Fullelove, Group Tax Director, Informa

16.45 Close of conference




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