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Base Erosion & Profit Shifting (BEPS) from a US and European Perspective

Tue. May 10, 2016
08:00 am - 10:00 am

!European American Chamber of Commerce New York
New York, NY 10018

Join us for an update on BEPS and a review of the Global Environment Resulting in These Activities.  Our Panel of Tax & Legal Experts will discuss the underlying economic factors and circumstances resulting in enhanced main stream media and political attention to taxation of multi-national businesses.

• Origin of BEPS project and overarching objectives.
Emergence of two key themes and summary of work streams within the two key themes:
- Fit for purpose of international tax principles
- Transparency

• BEPS 2.0: the EU’s take on the matter (the Anti Tax Avoidance Package of January 2016):
- Proposal of Anti-BEPS Directive
- Proposal of amendment of Administrative Cooperation Directive
- Recommendation on Tax Treaties
- Communication on External Strategy for Effective Taxation
- Re-launch of the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base
- Update on State aid and remaining challenges

• Country updates, focusing in particular on:
- Interest deductability
- Hybrid mismatches
- Switch-over clauses
- CFC rules
- Transfer pricing
- Dispute resolution, especially mandatory binding arbitration
- Multilateral Treaties
- Treaty abuse, limitation of benefits ("LOB") and principal purpose tests
- Permanent Establishment

• Expected trends and impacts on MNEs and cross-border US/Europe investments:
- Possible impacts on current structures
- Future of patent/innovation boxes/other forms of tax competition
- Implementation of country by country reporting


• Joel Walters, Global Tax Leader PwC
David Ernick, Principal APMA & TP Controversy Practice, PwC
• Michiel van Kempen, Tax Adviser & Partner, Loyens & Loeff
• Robert Jean Kloprogge, ‎Senior Associate Tax , Stibbe
• Antonio Barba, ‎Tax Partner, Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira
• Paolo Giacometti, Partner, Chiomenti Studio Legale

8:00 - 8:30 AM: Check in
8:30 - 10:00 AM: Program
10:00 - 10:30 AM: Networking

Registration for this event is now closed, we have reached capacity.
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