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Jersey | 21. 05. 2019

3rd Annual International Taxation Conference

The definitive taxation event of the year.

Taxation issues are at the heart of global politics and economics. This highly topical event will examine key challenges facing financial services professionals both today and in the future.

2019-05-21 09:00:00 2019-05-21 17:00:00 Europe/London 3rd Annual International Taxation Conference Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel BPP Events events@bpp.com
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The definitive taxation event of the year

Taxation issues are at the heart of global politics and economics. This highly topical event will examine key challenges facing financial services professionals both today and in the future.

What can you expect?

Designed in collaboration with industry and local experts, this event is essential for those wanting to keep up to date with key developments in taxation.

Speakers will present for around 20 minutes, after which there will be an interview with the conference chairperson who will also encourage questions from the audience.

During the day there will be plenty of time for delegates to network with our speakers and like-minded professionals. There will be two refreshment breaks as well as a lunch break, when delegates will be offered a delicious hot lunch.

Who this event is for

  • Tax professionals
  • Compliance professionals
  • Accountants
  • Corporate Tax Directors
  • Corporate Tax Managers

Pricing & discounts

Price: £425

We offer the following discounts for this event:

20% for ATT, CIOT and JCOA members as well as holders of the ADIT Diploma
10% for ACCA, JSCCA, ICA, CISI, ICSA, STEP and ICAEW members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:30 - 09:00

Opening address

Heather-Anne Hubbell, Head of Governance at Hubbell Ventures Limited

09:00 - 09:15

Developing effective strategy for managing tax risk

James Egert, Partner at BDO London

09:15 - 09:45
Plus

Managing serious tax investigations

Sean Wakeman, Partner – Tax Resolutions at Crowe UK LLP

09:45 - 10:15
  • An overview of the dangers facing professional advisers and their clients
  • The solutions available to avoid criminal outcomes (where appropriate)
  • The threat of major civil, monetary penalties, and how the amounts may be mitigated
  • Advice for those who may have enabled tax avoidance and/or tax evasion

Panel discussion: Managing your tax risk next steps for financial services businesses

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:15

Economic substance requirements – practical considerations

Chris Lowe, Senior Tax Manager at KPMG in the Channel Islands

11:15 - 11:45

Real Estate Tax Considerations

Zaeem Youssouf, Senior Manager at EY

11:45 - 12:15

Panel discussion: Are recent tax developments positive or negative for the islands?

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch break

12:45 - 13:45
Plus

The aftermath of the requirement to correct (RTC) legislation

Giles Clarke, Founding Author of Clarke’s Offshore Tax Planning

13:45 - 14:15
  • Lessons for the future
  • Failure to correct penalties
  • Advice and other defences

CRS in Jersey and the OECD’s CRS Comprehensive Review due in 2020

Kathryn Wintle, Offshore Tax Senior Manager at Deloitte

14:15 - 14:45
Plus

A review of the rules on disguised investment management fees and carried interest for Non-UK Domiciled Fund Managers

Alex Foster, Partner at RSM LLP

14:45 - 15:15
  • 2015 saw far-reaching changes to the way private equity executives are taxed in the UK, especially those that are non-UK domiciled
  • This session will focus on summarising those changes. Also, now that the rules have been in for a few years, give practical examples of client situations
  • The session will also briefly cover the US changes in this area and the interaction of the two jurisdictions

Refreshment break

15:15 - 15:45
Plus

HMRC’s approach to offshore tax evasion

Fiona Fernie, Tax Dispute Resolution Partner at Blick Rothenberg Ltd

15:45 - 16:15
  • The changing tax landscape
  • The effects of transparency
  • Requirement to correct
  • What next?
Plus

2020 vision – what’s on the horizon for Foreign Doms & Non-Resident Clients

Katherine Bullock, Barrister at Field Court Tax Chambers

16:15 - 16:45
  • Golden opportunities: protected structures under the new regime
  • Clouds on the horizon: investing in UK property
  • Navigating the new normal: the lessons of Requirement to Correct

Closing remarks

Heather-Anne Hubbell, Head of Governance at Hubbell Ventures Limited

16:45 - 17:00
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Event Speakers

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Heather-Anne Hubbell

Head of Governance at Hubbell Ventures Limited

Heather-Anne Hubbell is a tax and risk specialist with an extensive legacy in financial services, strategic planning and governance. She has worked as an international tax specialist in private practice and in-house for Canadian, British, Dutch and American law firms and financial institutions. Heather-Anne is a former Barrister & Solicitor in Canada, where she did tax planning and litigation and appeared before the Federal and Tax Courts of Canada. She is also a UK Solicitor and has worked on international capital markets and structured products transactions as well as providing guidance on tax litigation, corporation tax, VAT and transfer pricing for financial institutions.

Heather-Anne now provides risk, governance and strategic transformation services to a range of international clients, managing consultancies in the UK and Channel Islands.

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Katherine Bullock

Barrister at Field Court Tax Chambers

Katherine is a barrister in practice at Field Court Tax Chambers. She has an MA in Law from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Tax Adviser, member of STEP, a Chartered Financial Planner and Certified Family Business Adviser. Katherine was previously a tax partner in two global professional services firms for over 15 years, first as the UK head of private client services at PwC and then as head of private client services for EMEIA at EY. Recognised as one of the ‘Most Influential Private Client Advisers’ in the UK in 2013, 2014 and 2018 and “50 Top Tax Advisers” in 2018, she has over 25 years’ experience advising high net worth individuals on their personal, business and charitable interests.

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Fiona Fernie

Tax Dispute Resolution Partner at Blick Rothenberg Ltd

Fiona Fernie is a Partner in the Tax Dispute Resolution Team, having previously been Head of Tax Investigations at a law firm, prior to which she spent a number of years as a Tax Dispute Resolution Partner in a large international accountancy firm.

She has over 30 years' experience in providing advice and support to clients who are subject to investigations/enquiries by HM Revenue & Customs to enable them to reach a satisfactory conclusion, with particular focus on large complex investigations, and those with an offshore element.

Fiona also advises both taxpayers and other professionals in relation to use of information and inspection powers, time limits for assessment, determining penalty loadings and all other aspects of the administration and enforcement aspects of the taxes statute. Her clients include individuals, trusts, corporates, partnerships and other professional advisers. She covers all types of direct tax.

Fiona has lectured extensively in relation to tax dispute resolution across the world at professional conferences, has written articles for the trade press and is quoted extensively in the national broadsheets on the subject, as well as making occasional appearances on BBC and Sky News. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Outside work Fiona’s passions are interior design, fast cars and golf.

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Zaeem Youssouf

Senior Tax Manager at EY LLP

Zaeem is a senior manager at EY. He trained with EY’s entrepreneurial services team in the UK before moving to Jersey in 2013 where he works with individuals and corporates on UK and Jersey tax matters.

Zaeem’s primary focus is advising private clients and trustees on the taxation of offshore trusts and non-domiciled individuals as well as advising on the taxation of real estate investments in the UK.

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Giles Clarke

Founding Author of Clarke’s Offshore Tax Planning

Giles Clarke is the founding author of Clarke’s Offshore Tax Planning (LexisNexis 25th edition 2018) and is the general editor of Spitz and Clarke: Offshore Service (LexisNexis looseleaf). He works for his own Jersey-based consultancy company.

400 X 400 Kathryn Wintle

Kathryn Wintle

Offshore Tax Senior Manager at Deloitte

Kathryn is a senior manager in Deloitte Jersey’s tax practice with over twelve years’ experience in local and international taxation. She specialises in both corporate and indirect taxation and works with a wide range of clients in predominantly the financial services and real estate sectors.

Kathryn is responsible for management of corporate, partnership and personal tax compliance, as well as advising on structuring and expansion transactions. She also has experience of working on due diligence projects, assisting both vendors and purchasers, and has been involved with a number of recent transactions in both the Jersey and UK markets.

400 X 400 Chris Lowe

Chris Lowe

Senior Tax Manager at KPMG in the Channel Islands

Chris trained at KPMG in the UK specialising in corporate tax. He has worked for KPMG in the Channel Islands since 2011, advising individuals and businesses on UK and Channel Islands tax implications.

Over the last few years, Chris has been providing a range of services in respect of the requirements under the Automatic Exchange of Information (“AEOI”) regulations covering FATCA/IGAs and the Common Reporting Standard.

More recently, Chris has been advising on the introduction of the Economic Substance requirements.

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Alex Foster

Partner at RSM LLP

Alex is a Tax Partner at RSM. She has 20 years’ experience advising wealthy individuals in all aspects of their personal tax affairs, including their business and wider family structures. She specialises in personal tax matters impacting individuals involved in private equity. She advises on income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax and her clients often have international aspects to their affairs. Prior to joining RSM, Alex worked in the London offices of Big Four firms as well as for a private bank.

Alex is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She regularly speaks at external conferences and provides training on the subject of private client offshore matters and private equity.

400 X 400 James Egert

James Egert

Partner at BDO London

James is a BDO Tax partner. He leads BDO's Tax Risk practice in London, specialising in SAO, tax strategy, managing tax risk and governance, and providing advice to help clients improve their tax performance. He also oversees a number of large global tax compliance engagements.

He is BDO's lead partner in responding to the Corporate Criminal Offences legislation relating to the prevention of facilitation of tax evasion (as part of the Criminal Finances Act 2017) and also supports clients in relation to wider Financial Crime regulation.

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Sean Wakeman

Partner, Tax Resolutions at Crowe UK LLP

Sean specialises in all aspects of tax investigation and dispute resolution work. He is expert in negotiating settlements with HMRC and works in conjunction with members of the accountancy, banking and legal professions as well as trust and offshore company service providers. He has more than 30 years’ experience in working with individuals, trusts, businesses and companies (including offshore) to ensure they have the greatest possible protection from criminal prosecution and then to keep their tax bills to a minimum.

He writes and speaks widely in relation to tax investigation matters. Sean is a former HMRC Inspector, although he left the equivalent of the Fraud Investigation Service in 1995 to join a Big Four firm and has headed up 2 different mid-tier firms since 1999. He is widely regarded by the industry as one of the top advisers in the dispute resolution arena. Sean is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a CEDR accredited mediator.

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Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel

Rue de L'etau, St Helier, St. Helier JE2 3WF

2019-05-21 09:00:00 2019-05-21 17:00:00 Europe/London 3rd Annual International Taxation Conference Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com