EMEA Dbriefs – Upcoming webcasts for tax professionals - Tax and Legal blog


Anticipating tomorrow's complex issues and new strategies is a challenge. Stay connected to all the latest tax issues and strategies with EMEA Dbriefs – live webcasts that give you valuable fresh insights on important tax related developments affecting your business. We are pleased to share with you the upcoming webcasts from the EMEA programme.

G20/OECD – BEPS: Indirect Tax Issues

27 January 2016, 1.00pm CET

On 5 October 2015, the OECD Secretariat published thirteen papers and an Explanatory Statement outlining consensus Actions under the G20/OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project. The focus of the BEPS Actions is international corporate taxation, however, there will also be indirect tax implications, in particular because of potential changes to business models and supply chains. How will these changes affect your organisation?

We'll discuss:

  • The VAT aspects of the BEPS Action relating to the tax challenges of the digital economy.
  • Indirect tax issues to be considered when reviewing existing business models and supply chains.
  • Potential VAT issues in relation to the BEPS Project transfer pricing proposals.

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Key Court of Justice of the European Union Decisions of 2015: Interpreting VAT in Europe

4 February 2016, 1.00pm CET

A number of significant VAT cases were decided by the CJEU in 2015. What are the implications for your organisation’s approach to VAT?

We'll discuss:

  • Mapfre on the insurance exemption.
  • Fiscale Eenheid X on management charges for property funds.
  • Larentia + Minerva on input VAT recovery for holding companies.
  • Hedqvist on the VAT treatment of virtual currencies.
  • Sveda on the recovery of input VAT.
  • Upcoming cases, including on the abuse of law, the insurance exemption, payment processing and the cost sharing exemption.

Keep up-to-date on the effect of key decisions on the application of VAT law.

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Tax Data Analytics: A New Era For Tax Planning and Compliance

16 February 2016, 02.00pm CET

Expectations continue to grow for tax departments to operate more efficiently while providing more strategic tax viewpoints to the business. How can tax data analytics help drive these changes?

We'll discuss:

  • An overview of data analytics concepts and components.
  • Three areas of value creation through tax data analytics—improving tax operations, impacting tax liabilities, and providing strategic tax insights for decision making across the business.
  • What tax departments can learn from data analytics usage elsewhere in businesses, along with specific examples of tax data analytics insights.

Learn how tax data analytics provides new information and opportunities for tax executives and the broader business.

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For more information and access to archived webcasts, please visit the EMEA Dbriefs website

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Laure Golly - Brand, Marketing & Communications



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