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International tax arbitration in a post-BEPS world

September 3, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 6.00pm to 7.15pm
A conversation with Simon Hellmers (ATO), Sarah Blakelock (Slaughter and May), Kriti Velji (Ernst & Young) & Martin Fry (Allens), hosted by Thomas Ickeringill, Senior Associate, Allens

Live broadcast from Australia, New Zealand and the UK
Members may also watch the recorded interview at a later time.

This event will be hosted through Microsoft Teams.

Martin Fry (Allens, Partner)

Martin is the Practice Leader of Tax at Allens in Australia. He advises clients on a broad range of taxation issues, with particularly strong experience in transfer pricing disputes, including audits, mutual agreement procedure and litigation.

Sarah Blakelock (Slaughter and May, Consultant)

Sarah is an experienced tax adviser with a wealth of Australian and UK experience in domestic and international tax disputes and advisory. Sarah will be able to share her expertise, particularly in respect of arbitration under the EU Arbitration Convention.

Kriti Velji (Ernst & Young, Associate Director)

As a former NZ Competent Authority, Kriti has unrivalled experience in negotiating MAP outcomes with New Zealand’s treaty partners. More recently, Kriti has worked as a UK and trans-Tasman adviser to taxpayers, assisting with APAs, MAPs and complex tax disputes.

Simon Hellmers (ATO, Assistant Commissioner)

Simon has many years of experience working with the ATO, with a particular focus on MLI implementation and management of the APA programme. More recently, Simon has had the responsibility of leading the negotiations of Australia’s arbitration procedures with its treaty partners.

Thomas Ickeringill (Allens, Senior Associate)

Thomas is the Australian Young IFA representative. He has a wealth of experience in the resources and technology sectors in both Australia and the UK, particularly in complex international corporate tax and transfer pricing disputes, advisory and planning.

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September 3, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM