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22 November 2017
Sofitel London St James,

International Tax Dispute Resolution & Litigation Summit

The largest event dedicated to Tax Controversy, Risk Management & Dispute Resolution in Europe

Bringing together the leading tax controversy experts to ensure you are equipped against today's biggest tax risks

What we have planned for 2017

Dispute Prevention & Resolution: The OECD Perspective

Sandra Knaepen, Head of the Mutual Agreement Procedure Unit at the OECD, will be opening the conference with an insightful keynote presentation outlining the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration's focus for 2017/18. Don't miss the opportunity to hear directly from the OECD on their work on dispute prevention and resolution, and their vision for international taxation in the 21st century. 

Transfer Pricing Disputes: Where are we after BEPS?

Given the unprecedented amount of transfer pricing disputes globally, and the number steadily rising, it is now imperative that multinationals are consistently keeping a watchful eye on the TP controversy landscape. This expert panel will be discussing the latest cases, including the Chevron  decision, TP Audits and offer practical tips and guidance for resolving TP disputes globally. 

The Rise of Indirect Tax Disputes

The challenges and risks of indirect tax disputes internationally are growing, and corporations are increasingly turning their attention to the effective management of indirect tax disputes and the risks associated. This panel will discuss the latest VAT case law, technical VAT issues and effective compliance management, the potential impact of Brexit and cast an eye on VAT internationally.

EU State Aid post Apple

In the wake of Apple’s historic ruling by the European Commission multinationals will now have to seriously assess their risks and consider applicable tax rules as part of their global tax planning and negotiation of tax rulings, as well as new State Aid considerations. The panel will discuss the risks associated with EU State Aid in the present landscape and how these can be minimised, as well potential consequences for businesses globally.

Tax Controversy: View from the Bench

This esteemed panel of senior International Tax Tribunal Judges, will explore how the judiciary perceives the battlefield between taxpayers and tax administrations in the context of complex international tax litigation, including the challenges of procedure, case management, fact-finding and evidence, and much more besides. Also, don’t miss this opportunity to understand what is involved in litigating tax cases after BEPS.

Taxing Times: Effectively Managing Tax Risk

In light of the OECD's BEPS project and other initiatives, the international tax and controversy landscape has never been so complex, and it is now more important than ever business might have to re-think their tax risk strategy and exposure in response to these changes. This panel will focus on a wide range of issues from compliance and transparency to effectively managing both international and external stakeholders.

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