Main Conference: November 7 - 8, 2017
Post-Conference Workshops: November 9, 2017
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf,
THE NEW CUTTING EDGE FORUM FOR TRANSFER PRICING PROFESSIONALS IN SILICON VALLEY AND BEYOND
Meet Transfer Pricing professionals from across the West Coast and beyond to share insights and best practice advice on the latest TP challenges to High-Tech and Digital Economy Corporations
LEADING TP MINDS CUTTING THROUGH THE COMPLEXITY IN SAN FRANCISCO INCLUDE:
What's On the Agenda for 2017?
Our exciting agenda for San Francisco is still in development but here's some of the sessions which have made the final cut!
TP Challenges at the Cutting Edge of the Digital Economy
Digital economy taxation remains at the centre of OECD’s BEPS action plan with further updates expected for Action 1 by early next year. Our digital economy panel will assemble in-house transfer pricing leaders at the forefront of so called digital economy industries, such as Spotify and Uber, among others, to discuss what latest policy developments will mean for their businesses and what can be done to help shape policy in this area.
Value Chain Analysis – Not Just for Transfer Pricing Anymore
Ever since the BEPS project put value creation of the heart of the proposed changes to the international tax system, pressure has been mounting on Multinationals to unequivocally demonstrate that where profits are taxed actually corresponds to where value is created within the organization. We will endeavor to provide a comprehensive overview of the benefits and commonly applied methodologies that will lead to success when preparing your VCA in-house.
Hard to Value Intangibles and Comparability Challenges
Intangibles, almost by definition, pose a true challenge in terms of establishing comparability. In a post-BEPS world, where one-sided transfer pricing will no longer be sufficient, we expect more focus on proactively supporting the profits associated with intangibles. OECD's consultation on HTVI continues to fuel this timely debate, so expect up to the minute comment an analysis on how this important are is likely to develop and what it will mean for your industry.
EU State Aid Challenges in the Wake of Apple
In the wake of Apple’s historic ruling by the European Commission, US 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. We will discuss the risks associated with EU State Aid in the present landscape and how these can be minimised, as well potential consequences for Silicon Valley corporations.
Financial Transactions & BEPS Action 4 - All You Need to Know
Enhance your understanding of intra-group financial transactions in light of OECD’s initiatives in this area and to what extent BEPS risks may arise in regulated banking and insurance groups in light of the robust compliance regimes already in place for the industry. Topics usually covered as part of this session include: interest deductibility, the group ratio rule, hybrid debt instruments, tax treaty abuse, thin capitalization, and much more besides.
Transfer Pricing Controversy & ADR Opportunities
This industry panel, featuring in-house speakers from corporations such as Microsoft and others, will discuss strategies for successfully preventing, managing and resolving disputes in a post BEPS world and the challenges resulting from the increasing demand for transparency. Panellists will also examine BEPS Action 14 deliverables and give practical advice on how to minimise disputes with tax authorities and make the most of ADR opportunities.
Join Us In Fisherman’s Wharf This November
Fisherman's Wharf is one of San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods. Enjoy the benefits of a prime San Francisco location, as well as the thoughtful amenities and accommodations at the Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel. Located in Fisherman's Wharf, one of San Francisco's most beloved areas, the hotel offers superior access to some of the city's top attractions, including Pier 39, Alcatraz Island and much more.
CPE CREDITS AT TP MINDS WEST COAST
Attending TP Minds West Coast 2017 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)
- 14 CPE Credits (two main conference days only)
- 8 CPE Credits (post-conference workshops' day only)
Become a partner of TP Minds West Coast
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.