International Tax Conference

London
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
                                                                                                                                                        
International Tax Conference
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 09:15 - 17:30 (GMT)

King's College London
Great Hall, King's Building
Strand
London
WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

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About This Event

The popular conference, now in its 8th year, held jointly with the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, features a packed programme on a variety of highly topical international tax issues, including:

  • Current international tax cases and disputes
  • US tax reform: what UK businesses need to know
  • EU taxation developments and its impact on UK business post Brexit
  • Non-resident investment and dealing in UK land
  • Technology transactions and the expanded withholding tax on royalties
  • New frontiers: taxation of the digital economy
  • International compliance and exchange of information  

This conference is chaired by Jonathan Schwarz of Temple Tax Chambers, who is one of the leading barristers specialising in international tax. Jonathan is the author of authoritative works both on tax treaties and on UK tax residence and domicile. He is a visiting professor at King’s College London and a very highly regarded speaker on tax issues.

 

The conference will be held at King's College London, Great Hall, King's Building, Strand, London WC2R 2LS. Unlike other London Branch conferences, the conference will commence at 9:45am and finish at approximately 5:30pm.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Agenda

King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law In association with CIOT/ ATT London Branch

8th Annual International Tax Conference

20 March 2018

09.45 to 17.30

09:15 - 09:45 
Delegate registration


09.45 - 09.55

Chairman’s welcome and introduction

Jonathan Schwarz, Barrister, Temple Tax Chambers

Visiting Professor, King’s College London

 

09.55- 10.30

International Dispute Resolution

Current international tax cases and disputes

Jonathan Schwarz

 

10.30 -12.00

Global Tax Developments Roundtable

  • EU taxation developments and its impact on UK business post Brexit
  • China and other Far- East countries
  • Europe and emerging markets

Renata Ardous, Director, Mazars

David Gordon, Head of Tax Policy, GlaxoSmithKline plc

David Klass, Partner, Gide, London
Lee Holloway, Head of Tax, Next plc.

 

12.00- 12.30

Keynote speaker

Melinda Brown, OECD

 

13.00-14.00 Lunch

 

14.00-15.30

US tax reform: what UK businesses need to know:

Changes affecting businesses operating in the US through branches or subsidiaries Changes for investors holding US based assets.

US-outbound rule changes

Leif Jorgensen, US Tax Desk, EY

Giles Parsons, Tax Director, Caterpillar

Jeffrey Trinklein, Partner, Gibson Dunn, London

 

15.30 -16.00 Tea

 

16.00- 17.30

UK International tax developments

Non-resident investment and dealing in UK land

Technology transactions and the expanded withholding tax on royalties

BEPS MLI: the UK position

David Saleh, partner, Clifford Chance

Erika Jupe, partner Osborne Clarke

Tom Matthews, HMRC

Please note:
All branch events are held under the ‘Chatham House Rule’ and any remarks or comments made by speakers or other attendees should not be attributed to any identifiable person or organisation in any reporting of an event. The use of any recording device during an event is not permitted. 

About The Speaker 

Jonathan Schwarz, Temple Tax Chambers 

Jonathan Schwarz focuses on international tax disputes as counsel and as an expert and advises on solving cross-border tax problems.

 

Specialisation

Double tax relief, tax treaties, transfer pricing, permanent establishments, cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, withholding taxes, residence, domicile, EU tax law, property investment, exploitation of intellectual property and digital economy taxation, shipping, air transportation and tonnage tax, internationally mobile employees and cross-border and pensions, entertainers and sportspeople, joint ventures and private equity, group structures, finance, CFCs, investment funds and management, taxation international tax enforcement and exchange of information.

Professional Appointments

Visiting Professor – King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law. EU Commission Group of experts on removing tax problems facing individuals who are active across borders within the EU.

 

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