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Operational Taxes for Banks 2018 Agenda
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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
  • Bernhard Schopper - Global Private Banking Head of Tax, HSBC
09:40 - 10:20 40 mins
OECD Feedback on Common Operational Issues, Mandatory Disclosure Rules & Peer Reviews
  • Philip Kerfs - Head, International Cooperation Unit, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
Swiss Operational Taxes – Current Issues and Future Developments
  • Charles Hermann - Partner, Financial Services Tax, KPMG
11:00 - 11:25 25 mins
Morning Coffee & Networking
11:25 - 12:05 40 mins
Beyond Dividends: Withholding on Derivative Payments and Partnership Sales' Proceeds
  • Paul Millen - Founder, Millen Tax & Legal GmbH
12:05 - 12:40 35 mins
UK's Corporate Criminal Offence and the Impact on the Bank Tax Governance Models
  • Ali Kazimi - Managing Director, Hansuke Consulting
  • An assessment of the impact on tax governance models in light of the recent Corporate Criminal Offence for the Failure to Prevent the Facilitation of UK and Overseas Tax Evasion
12:40 - 13:40 60 mins
13:40 - 14:20 40 mins
Best Practice Operating Models: Harmonizing Financial Crime & Operational Tax Requirements
  • Tim Winter - Head of Operational Tax, Royal Bank of Scotland International
  • Historically, Operational Tax has meant the completion of withholding certificates, calculating stamp duty and managing the operational processes surrounding customer tax. With the growing number of tax compliance regimes that financial institutions are subject to, the line between Operational Tax and Financial Crime is being increasingly blurred. 
  • This session will review several operating models for tax compliance in a medium sized financial institution that operates in multiple European jurisdictions, and review the key issues for each.
14:20 - 15:00 40 mins
Industry Panel Addressing Key Current and Future Operational Tax Challenges
  • Bernhard Schopper - Global Private Banking Head of Tax, HSBC
  • Emile Osumba - Executive Director, EMEA Tax, JP Morgan
  • Brandi Caruso - Partner, Financial Services Tax, Deloitte
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Afternoon Coffee
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
Evaluating the Impact of DAC6: Tackling Client Engagement & Transparency Challenges
  • Michael Grebe - Director, Financial Services Tax, Deloitte
  • Brandi Caruso - Partner, Financial Services Tax, Deloitte
16:00 - 16:50 50 mins
Industry Panel: CRS, FATCA and QI Lessons Learned
  • Iain Hebbard - Managing Director, Credit Suisse
  • Peter Bläuer - Managing Director Senior Advisor, Tax Services, Julius Baer
  • Peter Günter - Tax Compliance Officer, Zürcher Kantonalbank
  • Assessing operational readiness and capabilities to comply with requirements 
  • Challenges in obtaining the correct client information 
  • Current common issues seen and industry workarounds to challenges 
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Chairperson's Summation and Close of Conference