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“International Tax Cooperation” Congress 2019: Digital Economy, Transfer Pricing and Litigation in Tax Matters (MAPs + ADR)

  • ILLUSTRIUS BAR ASSOCIATION OF BARCELONA Calle de Mallorca, 283 08037 Barcelona Spain (map)

Program

09:15–9:30

WELCOME

CRISTINA GARCÍA-HERRERA BLANCO, Director of Research Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies. Spain

PIERGIORGIO VALENTE, President of the CFE - Confédération Fiscale Européenne. Italy/Belgium 

JUAN LÓPEZ RODRÍGUEZ, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union. Senior Tax Policy Adviser

JULI PONCE SOLÉ. Director of Transjus. Full Professor of Administrative Law. University of Barcelona

Chair:

MAR CAMPINS. Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law. University of Barcelona

09:30–09:50
OPENING LECTURE

THE GLOBAL TAX MODEL: BUILDING MODERNIZED TAX SYSTEMS TOWARDS TO THE INTERNATIONAL TAX COOPERATION AND GLOBAL TAX GOVERNANCE: AN ARCHITECTURE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, EFFICIENT AND EQUITY SOCIETIES” (Ongoing 2030 United Nations and Addis Ababa, Agendas)

EVA ANDRÉS AUCEJO. Full Professor of Tax Law. UB. Director of the EXCELLENCE NETWORK: DER 2017- 90874-REDT (G.O.T.A-INTAXCOOP&GOV). UB. Spain. Consulter of the Global Forum on law, Justice and Development of the World Bank (HCBM). Observer of the United Nations 17th Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matter.

09:50–10:45
PANEL 1: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TAXATION OF AN INCREASINGLY DIGITALIZED ECONOMY

UNITED NATIONS: GLOBAL DIGITAL ECONOMY AND DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO PREVENT THE TAX FRAUD AND THE TAX NONCOMPLIANCE

DAVID DEPUTY - United Nations UN- Representative of Multinational Companies on United Nations Subcommittee on Tax Challenges related to the Digitalisation of the Economy. Director, Strategic Development & Emerging Markets, President Accounting Blockchain Coalition

OECD: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS (AND UPDATE ON BEPS ACTION 1) TBD, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE OECD- DIGITAL ECONOMY EXPERT

EUROPEAN UNION: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS (AND UPDATE ON THE PROPOSALS) PIERGIORGIO VALENTE, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN FISCAL CONFEDERATION. ITALY/BELGIUM

Chair:

MARIA TERESA SOLER ROCH, Emeritus Professor of the University of Alicante. Spain 

11:00–12:45
PANEL 2: INTERNATIONAL LEGAL LIMITS ON TAXATION OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

DIGITAL SERVICES TAX

JOÃO NOGUEIRA IBFD International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation – IBFD. Portugal/The Netherlands

DIGITAL PERMANENT ESTABLISHMENTS AND ALLOCATION OF PROFITS TO PE’S

PETER HONGLER, UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH. SWITZERLAND.

VAT: GLOBAL TRENDS ADAPTING VAT/GST

JESÚS RAMOS PRIETO- FULL PROFESSOR OF THE PABLO OLAVIDE UNIVERSITY. SPAIN

TAXATION AND ROBOTS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY?

AMPARO GRAU RUIZ, Full Professor of the Complutense University of Madrid. Spain

The ONE SOURCE tax digital tool for multinational companies

OSCAR GARCÍA DE ANDOÍN, Head of Alliance & Head of “Onesource Tax Solutions”- Thomspon Reuters. Spain 

Chair:

STELLA RAVENTOS, Confédération Fiscale Européenne. Member of the AEDAF. Danbury Lawyers. Spain

12:45-13:00
PANEL 3: BOOK PRESENTATION: INTERNATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COOPERATION IN FISCAL MATTER AND INTERNATIONAL TAX GOVERNANCE. THOMSON REUTERS, 2018

(EDITOR: Eva ANDRÉS)

Directors: Jeffrey Owens (UN, WU), P. Pistone (IBFD), Eva Andrés (UB) Written by:

Jeffrey Owens (UN, WU), Eva Andrés (UB), T. Neale (EU Head), C. Edery (EU Head), F. Roccatagliata (EU Head), P. Valente (President EFC), S. Raventós (EFC, Danbury), M. Nicoli (OECD, Former WB), S. Díaz de Serralde (CIAT Head), A. Sánchez (UDIMA), A. Turina (U.

Laussane), S. Ibañez (UV), P. Hongler (U. Zurich), J. Ponce (UB), A. Grau (UCM), P. Van Smitte (C. Liaison Office NL), E. Monterroso (UDIMA), P. Mastellone (U. Firenze), A. Ortega (UB), J. Marcelino (UB)

Presentation by:

S. IBAÑEZ. Chair Jean Monnet "EU Customs law"

P. VAN SMITTE. Officer of the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration in various positions, i.e. customs officer, IT-specialist, auditor, tax inspector and tax collector. Strategic/legal adviser of the Central Liaison Office (competent authority) of the Netherlands. Guest-lecturer at the University of Amsterdam. The Netherlands

Chair: Juli Ponce Solé. Director of Transjus. Full Professor of Administrative Law. University of Barcelona

13:00–14:30
LUNCH

 14:30–14:50
OPENING ADDRESS 2:
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE OECD- UPDATED ON BEPS TRANSFER PRICING REGULATION

14:50-.16:00
PANEL 4: A NEW GLOBAL FRAMEWORK FOR TRANSFER PRICING

PROPOSAL TO SIMPLIFY THE REGULATION OF BEPS- OECD- FOR TRANSFER PRICES

SOL PICCIOTO, Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University. United Kingdom

BALANCE OF THE BEPS TRANSFER PRICING RULES: AN EXPERT CRITICAL ASSESMENT

William H. Byrnes, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. Exec. Professor and Assoc. Dean. Special Projects.

CHAIR:

MARIA CRUZ BARREIRO CARRIL, Professor of Tax Law of the University of Vigo. Spain

16:00–17.30
PANEL 5: ROUND TABLE: TRANSFER PRICING IN BEPS: BALANCE, CONCERNS AND IMPROVEMENT GLOBAL PROPOSALS

IMPLICATIONS OF THE REGULATION OF BEPS TRANSFER PRICING IN:

A) UNITED STATES: Implications of the Regulation of BEPs Transfer Pricing in U.S.A

George Salis. Tax Policy Advisor Chief Tax Policy Vertex. USA

B) EUROPE: Implications of the Regulation of BEPs Transfer Pricing in Europe

 CRISTINA GARCÍA-HERRERA BLANCO Director of Research Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies. Spain

 C) LATIN-AMERICA: Global perspectives of transfer pricing BEPs regulation in Latin- America: Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Others

Mario Pires. Consulter CIAT and former representative member of Venezuela in CIAT

Jorge Marcelino Junior. PhD in Law and Political Sciences by the University of Barcelona. Attorney-in-Law specializes in Wealth planning, offshore central structures and foreign direct investments. Brazil 

Chair: ALESSANDRO TURINA, Senior Research associate, IBFD. Italy/The Netherlands


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