February 19, 2020
International Tax Dispute Resolution & Litigation Summit, Washington D.C
Manage today's tax risks in an unpredictable world
Bringing together policy makers, judiciary, tax authorities leading in-house tax professionals and expert advisors at the forefront of the international tax controversy landscape
What's in store?
We are currently in the process of putting together a new and exciting programme for 2020. Some of last year's highlights included:
OECD & BEPS Developments: Where are We Now?
The OECD's BEPS Project has brought about a considerable amount of changes to the international tax landscape over the years. This session will provide perspectives on BEPS implementation so far, how multinationals are dealing with the increased compliance burden, and the controversy landscape in a post-BEPS world. This session will also address the Multilateral Instrument, and the steps that multinationals need to be taking now to prepare.
Transfer Pricing Disputes: APA's Audits & BEPS
With many tax professionals expecting TP disputes being at the forefront of the international tax controversy landscape in the years to come, it is now imperative that multinationals are keeping an eye on the current climate. This panel will be exploring the current controversy landscape in the United States and industry speakers share their experiences with APAs, the first wave of CbCR submissions and what may be in store for the years to come.
What does US Tax Reform Mean for Controversy?
The US Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2018 has far reaching implications for US multinationals, not least in terms of controversy. Join us as we explore the impact that US Tax Reform may have on the international tax controversy landscape, including the Base Erosion and Anti-Abuse Tax implications, how reform may impact IRS audits, and practical guidance and steps that multinationals need to be taking now in order to prepare for the changes ahead.
View from the Bench
An unmissable keynote, join us as recently appointed Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley of the US Tax Court take the stage to deliver an insightful and informative speech on the international tax controversy landscape in the United States in the eyes of the judiciary in 2018. Enhance your understanding of how the tax court approach tax cases and gain insights into recent decisions. Not to be missed!
News From Europe: State Aid
In light of recent State Aid rulings 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, along with new State Aid considerations. Join us as we take a look at the risks associated with EU State Aid, the current position of the European Commission and implications for US multinationals.
Effectively Managing Tax Risks
This panel session will bring together industry experts to share their expertise on how to best managing tax risks in the wake of the global transparency agenda. How are heads of tax managing relationships with tax authorities and key stakeholders within a business? This session will also explore best practice and guidance when presenting tax risks, along with effective corporate reputation management.