IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Parkside Ballroom 2, Convention Centre, Level 2

Session information

Roundtable discussion of global trends

Tuesday 10 October (1430 - 1730)

Parkside Ballroom 2, Convention Centre, Level 2


Taxes Committee (Lead)


A dynamic interactive session with a roundtable discussion of global trends not covered elsewhere in the programme, in which national reporters drawn from 60 jurisdictions have the opportunity to lead the discussion chaired by more senior members of our committee to stimulate a lively debate. Table 1 Tax issues in the sharing economy – Uber, AirBnB, TaskRabbit Table 2 Trends in offence/liability risks for advisers – promoter penalty laws & offences for failing to prevent tax evasion Table 3 Revenue authority activities and developments (information requests, raids, voluntary disclosure, dispute resolution and tax amnesties) Table 4 Anti-avoidance measures (including transfer pricing, diverted profits tax and multinational avoidance measures) Table 5 Trends in intellectual property taxation

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Walter H Boss LL.M. Bratschi Ltd, Zürich, Switzerland
Beate Erwin Erwin Tax Law, Dallas, Texas, USA
Henriette Fuchs LL.M. Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, Tel Aviv, Israel
Stefano Petrecca CBA Studio Legale e Tributario, Rome, Italy
Maricarmen Plata Anzola Robles & Asociados, Panama City, Panama
Anand Raj Shearn Delamore & Co., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Elinore Richardson Canada Revenue Agency, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Saravana Kumar Segaran Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Picharn Sukparangsee Bangkok Global Law Offices Limited, Bangkok, Thailand
Dariusz Wasylkowski Wardynski & Partners, Warsaw, Poland; Member, European Regional Forum Advisory Board


Yemi Akangbe SAN Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore, Lagos, Nigeria
Annabelle Bailleul-Mirabaud CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Abu Saeed Ainul Bari LL.M. AS & Associates, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Pim Duteweert
Aleksander Grydeland Ernst & Young, Oslo, Norway
Jessica Kemp White & Case LLP, London, England
Bolorchimeg Khuyag Snow Hill Consultancy, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Ryan Leslie Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Limited, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ana Luiza Martins Mayer Brown, São Paulo, Brazil
Wangui Mwaniki PwC, Nairobi, Kenya
Ken Loon Ong Drew & Napier, Singapore, Singapore
Lior Pick LL.M. Lior Pick & Co Law Offices, Tel Aviv, Israel
Andrew Noel Ryan MinterEllison, Auckland, New Zealand
Vivien Teu Dentons, Central, Hong Kong SAR
Norihiro Ubukata Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Tokyo, Japan
Irene Yong Shearn Delamore & Co., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia