Copenhagen EU Tax Law Conference 2017

fredag
29
september
10:00 - 18:00
København
Se kort
Kromann Reumert is organising and hosting the annual Copenhagen EU Tax Law Conference, addressing topical EU tax law issues.


Aimed at practitioners, in-house tax professionals, advisors and policymakers, this year's conference will focus on:

  • Transfer Pricing in an EU Context, and
  • The Notion of Abuse in EU Case Law

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

European Commissioner for Taxation Pierre Moscovici will deliver the keynote speech.


CHAIR

Prof. Dr. Dennis Weber, University of Amsterdam (UvA) Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law (ACTL), Head of Loyens & Loeff's European direct tax law practice.


SPEAKERS

  • Juliane Kokott, Advocate General at the Court of Justice
  • Timothy Lyons, QC, BL, PhD, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Sjoerd Douma, Professor of International & EU Tax Law, Leiden Law School
  • Eelco van der Stok, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Amsterdam
  • Vassil Tcherveniachki, Associate Partner, Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Honorary Professor at the University of Saarland
  • Raymond Luja, Dr., Professor of Comparative Tax Law and Head of Department of Tax Law, Maastricht University
  • Max Lienemeyer, European Commission, Head of Unit, Task Force Tax Planning Practices, DG Competition
  • Simon Whitehead, Founding Partner of specialist litigation firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

TARGET GROUP

The conference is aimed at practitioners, in-house tax professionals, advisors and policymakers.


Certificates of participation will be issued upon request. Under the Danish rules on mandatory training for lawyers the conference qualifies for seven lessons.


REGISTRATION

Sign up here. The attendance fee is 150€.


AGENDA

09:30 - 10:00   Registration, incl. coffee and tea

10:00 - 10:30   Introduction and overview
                            by Arne Møllin Ottosen, Head of Tax, Kromann Reumert, and Prof. Dr.
                            Dennis Weber, Head of Loyens & Loeff's European direct tax law practice

10:30 – 12:30   Panel 1: Transfer Pricing in an EU Context 

                            Fiscal State Aid in Transfer Pricing Cases
                            by Max Lienemeyer, European Commission, Head of Unit, Task Force Tax
                            Planning Practices, DG Competition

                            The European Commission’s Application of the Arm’s Length Principle in
                          the
Recent Tax-Related State Aid Cases
                            by Eelco van der Stok, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, 
                            Amsterdam

                            Transfer Pricing of Intangibles – Current Developments and Challenges
                            from a Practical Perspective
                            by Vassil Tcherveniachki, Associate Partner, Flick Gocke Schaumburg,
                            Honorary Professor at the University of Saarland

                            Recovery of Fiscal State Aid in Transfer Pricing Cases
                            by Raymond Luja, Dr., Professor of Comparative Tax Law and Head of
                            Department of Tax Law, Maastricht University

12:30 - 13:30   Lunch break

13:30 - 14:00   Keynote speech
                            
                            Fair and Efficient Tax System in an Open Economy
                            by European Commissioner for Taxation Pierre Moscovici

14:00 - 16:00   Panel 2: The Notion of Abuse in EU Case Law

                            Abuse as a General Principle of Law
                            by Juliane Kokott, Advocate General at the Court of Justice

                            Recent Case Law on Abuse of EU Tax Law
                            by Simon Whitehead, Founding Partner of specialist litigation firm Joseph
                            Hage Aaronson LLP

                            The Notion of Abuse under Treaty Freedoms and EU Directives –
                            Separate or Converging Standards?
                            by Sjoerd Douma, Professor of International and EU Tax Law, Universiteit
                            Leiden

                            State Aid, Tax and Abuse of Law
                            by Timothy Lyons, QC, BL, PhD, 39 Essex Chambers

16:00 - 17:00   Summary and Conclusions
                            by Prof. Dr. Dennis Weber

17:00                 Networking, drinks and snacks

If you have any questions, please contact Stine Andersen on telephone no. +45 38 77 43 97 or by e-mail to sas@kromannreumert.com.