6th Annual IBA Tax Conference

30 Jan - 31 Jan 2017


Session information

Tax controversy

Tuesday 31 January (0900 - 1100)



European Regional Forum (Lead)
Taxation Section (Lead)


• Automatic exchange of information • Introduction of GAAR and EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directives (eg, Italy) – a comparison • Holding companies under attack • Proposed regulations dealing with US limited liability companies wholly owned by a foreign person • Controversy and impact of BEPS • Comparison of OECD BEPS reports and EU measures • Review and update on state aid cases • Panama Papers

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Murray Clayson
Wilhelm Haarmann McDermott Will & Emery, Frankfurt, Germany


Francesco Capitta Facchini Rossi Michelutti, Milan, Italy; Co-Chair, Taxes Committee
Sam Kaywood Alston & Bird, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Conference Quality Officer, Taxes Committee
Margriet Lukkien Loyens & Loeff, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Corporate Counsel Forum Liaison Officer, Taxes Committee
Peter Reinarz Reinarz Tax & Legal, Zürich, Switzerland
Jean Schaffner Allen & Overy, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Jonathan Schwarz Temple Tax Chambers, London, England