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November 5 - 7, 2019
San Francisco Marriott Union Square,
San Francisco

The meeting place for transfer pricing professionals on the west coast

Share insights with over 150 international tax and transfer pricing leaders

What can you expect for this year?

The West Coast reacts to the tax challenges of the digital economy debate

The tax challenges of the digital economy remains at the forefront of the global tax policy agenda, with many jurisdictions pushing forward with their own legislation. 

It's becoming increasingly apparent that the digital economy is no longer a matter purely for tech companies, but for all companies. TP Minds West Coast will assemble in-house transfer pricing leaders, to discuss what latest global policy developments will mean for their businesses and what can be done to help shape policy in this area.

How are businesses gearing up to handle disputes?

The transfer pricing controversy landscape shows no sign of slowing down, with many cases having received worldwide attention in the past year. 

With many tax professionals expecting the number of transfer pricing disputes to rise in the foreseeable future, this session will explore the current controversy landscape on the West Coast in a post BEPS world, and offer advice and best practice when resolving transfer pricing disputes.

Understand the policy makers point of view on latest TP developments

Our staple policy makers panel session will explore the latest TP developments and challenges from those at the forefront of international tax policy. 

Expect to hear the latest on US Tax Reform, the Digital Economy and more from the eyes of our esteemed panel of policy makers and tax authorities in the region. How are authorities managing the increased compliance burden in a post BEPS world? You will also get the chance to pose your burning questions to the panel. 

Understand how the tax function is transforming

With an increasing amount of strain on the in-house tax functions of a business, Heads of Tax are constantly having to adapt to an rapidly changing tax department.

This session will explore the move towards automation and the role of technology in the modern day in-house tax and transfer pricing function, the insourcing vs outsourcing debate, and tips and tricks for designing and successfully implementing a successful tax technology strategy. 

Transfer pricing & customs: interactions & conflicts

The link between transfer pricing and customs interactions have been an increasing area of focus for in-house transfer pricing professionals worldwide. 

This session will bring together leading transfer pricing professionals along with customs experts to explore defending transfer prices as acceptable customs values, maintaining good relationships with in-house customs teams, and using transfer pricing information to examine related party transactions. 

Gain insights in to inter-company financing

For the first time, since 1979 the OECD provided further transfer pricing guidance on intercompany financing in a highly awaited 2018 discussion draft.

With OECD countries reaching a consensus on the majority of transfer pricing guidelines for financial transactions, and the UN's transfer pricing manual's new chapter on the subject, intra-group financial transactions will continue to be a much discussed topic for the remainder of 2019 - join the debate! 

CPE CREDITS AT TP MINDS WEST COAST

Attending TP Minds West Coast 2019 in San Francisco will help you secure up to 22 CPE Credits in one go. The details are as follows:

  • 22 CPE Credits (two main conference days + post-conference workshops)
  • 15 CPE Credits (two main conference days only) 
  • 8 CPE Credits (post-conference workshops' day only)

Become a partner of TP Minds West Coast 2019

Take this opportunity to align yourself with 100+ transfer pricing experts from some of the world's largest multinationals and help shape this exciting agenda.

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