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Global VAT/GST Developments, Including Digitalization of the Economy

Facilitator: Karl Heinz Haydl Keynote Speaker: Dimitra Koulouri, VAT Policy Advisor, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Consumption Taxes Unit, OECD This session will focus on the growing international importance of VAT/GST in the digital age and the role of the OECD, as international policy standard setter, in shaping sound and consistent future international VAT/GST […]

Federal Tax Controversy and Risk Management: A Changing Landscape

Moderator: Joseph L. Novak, Abbott Laboratories Speakers: The Honorable Michael J. Desmond, Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service John M. Altman,  Internal Revenue Service Miriam Fisher, Latham & Watkins Robin Greenhouse, Division Counsel (LB&I), Internal Revenue Service Brian W. Kittle, Mayer Brown LLP Kathryn F Patterson, Internal Revenue Service Joel V. Williamson, Mayer Brown LLP

EU Action Plan on Tax and Other VAT Initiatives

Moderator:  Karl-Heinz Haydl, Business at OECD VAT/GST Chair, Member of the VAT Expert Group of the EU Commission Speakers: Ludwig de Winter, Deputy Head of Unit—DG TAXUD—VAT Unit of the European Commission Lorry Limbourg, Coca-Cola Srdjan Timotic, Lam Research Gunjan Tripathi, Thomson Reuters This session will focus on the EU Commission’s Action Plan on Tax […]

Canada Revenue Agency Roundtable

Co-Moderators: Patricia Likogiannis, Vice-Chair, TEI’s Canadian Income Tax Committee, General Motors of Canada Company Don Mills, Chair, TEI’s Canadian Commodity Tax Committee, Canopy Growth Corporation Speakers: Costa Dimitrakopoulos, Director General, Income Tax Rulings Directorate, Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch, Canada Revenue Agency Danielle Laflèche, Director General, Excise and GST/HST Rulings Directorate, Legislative Policy and […]

A Report from the OECD – Pillars 1 and 2

Facilitator: An Theeuwes, Shell International B.V. Speaker: Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, Center for Tax Policy & Administration, OECD The session will feature a keynote address from Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD, followed by an open discussion and Q&A session, each regarding the OECD’s latest initiatives in international […]