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Women in Tax Forum - East Coast 2021

March 3 & 4, virtual event | EST (Eastern standard time)

ABOUT THIS EVENT

The ITR Women in Tax Forum - East Coast will be taking place virtually on March 3 & 4.

 

Welcoming junior corporate tax professionals all the way through to managers, directors and heads of tax, and newly admitted lawyers through to managing partners (both men and women). The forum aims to support the advancement of women in tax over two days and provide a professional development opportunity.

 

There has now never been a more important time to keep up to date. This virtual event provides women in tax the opportunity to network and learn from industry thought leaders. Subjects will include: understanding the current tax landscape; key international tax developments; taxation of the digital economy; COVID-19 implications and other key issues in transfer pricing; navigating global tax controversy; and much more
ATTENDEE PROFILE
200+ tax professionals
200+ TAX PROFESSIONALS
Tax professionals
TAX EXECUTIVE AUDIENCE
Networking
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURES

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Much like an in-person conference, a virtual event brings together top experts and industry peers for dynamic discussions and networking. Through the use of a specially designed events platform, you can access all content and participate in Q&A’s, live polling, breakout sessions and networking groups from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Virtual booth
Virtual Exhibition Hall
Meet sponsors at their virtual booths
Speaker interaction
Speaker interaction
Reach out to speakers taking part in their live Q&A after their session
Personal Programme
Personal Programme
Create your own schedule with meetings and interesting sessions
On-demand
On-demand Access
Watch at a more convenient time to suit your needs
Networking
Messaging and Video calls
Meeting someone new? Drop them a message or schedule a call
Matchmaking
AI powered matchmaking
Meet new people in the event with AI recommendations

AGENDA

March 3
March 4

Wednesday, March 3

Opening comments
08.45 - 08.50 EST

Understanding the current tax landscape

08.50 - 09.40 EST
  • Key implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for tax practitioners
  • Managing the unexpected consequences of the past year
  • The Biden administration: what will the tax legislation landscape look like over the next four years?
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Networking break
09.40 - 09.55 EST

Key US and international tax developments

09.55 - 10.45 EST
  • BEAT implications
  • Managing your GILTI exposure
  • FDII update
  • Foreign tax credits
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Networking break
10.45 - 11.00 EST

Adapting to a new world of working

11.00 - 11.50 EST
  • Setting effective boundaries when working remotely
  • Dealing with burnout and protecting your mental health & wellbeing
  • Impact on future recruitment – how will leaders and team members need to adapt to attract the new generation of workers?
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Networking break
11.50 - 12.05 EST

COVID-19 implications and other key issues in transfer pricing

12.05 - 12.55 EST
  • Impact of COVID-19 on transfer pricing structures
  • Dealing with increasingly aggressive audits in the TP space
  • PE implications of a remote and mobile workforce
  • Assessing supply chain issues
  • The US APA program
Gina Yuh
Gina Yuh
vice president – transfer pricing, JP Morgan
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Lunch and networking 
12.55 - 13.45 EST

Global tax transparency and risk management

13.45 - 14.35 EST
  • Corporate Transparency Act: what reporting is required under the new rules?
  • The role of tax in risk management
  • DAC6: implications of the new EU Mandatory Disclosure Regime
  • Working with your advisers on disclosure requirements – tax practitioner privilege vs. attorney-client privilege
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Closing comments and close of day one
14.35 EST
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March 3
March 4

Thursday, March 4

Opening comments 
09.00 - 09.05 EST

Taxation of the digital economy

09.05 - 09.55 EST
  • Assessing the OECD’s Pillar 1 and Pillar 2
  • How will the new nexus and profit allocation rules impact multinationals across different industries?
  • Managing the risk of double taxation
  • Dealing with dispute resolution
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
Networking break 
09.55 - 10.10 EST

Streams

10.10 - 10.50 EST
A. Selecting and managing outside counsel
  • What should you be looking for in your outside counsel?
  • How can in-house effectively select diverse outside counsel?
B. Advancing your career as a tax professional
  • Recognising and capitalising on key opportunities for progression
  • Importance of mentorship and collaboration
  • Building an effective CV and LinkedIn profile
  • The role of further education and how to access it
C. Finding your own voice and style
  • Developing a leadership style
  • Conveying confidence and ensuring your voice is heard
  • Managing a presentation style, especially in a virtual world
Melissa Hall
Melissa Hall
senior vice president – global tax, Assurant
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital

Post-panel breakouts

10.50 - 11.20 EST
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
These interactive breakout sessions will allow delegates who participated in one of the streams a chance to ask follow up questions directly to the speakers and delve deeper into the topics discussed. It’s also a chance to make new connections, share ideas and hear what other attendees took away from the previous sessions.
Networking break 
11.20 - 11.50 EST

Navigating global tax controversy

11.50 - 12.40 EST
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
  • Seeking certainty through advance pricing agreements (APAs)
  • Alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mutual agreement procedures (MAP)
  • The role of ICAP, joint audits and treaties
Networking break
12.40 - 12.55 EST

Leveraging technology and building the tax team of the future

12.55 - 13.45 EST
Errol Bong

Errol Bong

Head of compliance & legal counsel, Noble Group
Martin Rock

Martin Rock

Director M&A, Commerzbank
Peter Wittman

Peter Wittmann

Managing director, Asia-IO
Eric Xin

Eric Xin

Senior managing director, managing partner, private equity, CITIC Capital
  • What are the different opportunities and applications of tax technology?
  • Building an effective strategy – where and how to start?
  • What will the tax team of the future look like? What skills should tax professionals be prioritising?
Closing comments
13.45 EST
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REGISTRATION TYPE

TAX EXECUTIVES

Access to all sessions is FREE
  • Tax executives
  • Tax managers
  • Heads of tax

ADVISORS

Access to all sessions is US$250
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Associates
  • Tax consultants
TESTIMONIALS
"Very interactive sessions, lots of questions were addressed. Great topics were selected
"This was the first ITR conference that I have attended. I am impressed with the presentations and the interaction opportunities provided in a virtual environment
"One of the best online conferences I've experienced
"Very good sharing of practical advice and information. Far exceeded my expectation for a virtual tax event
"Very clear delivery of a timely topic from all the speakers -- pointed and focused coverage
"Very good variety of sessions. Technical, practical, soft skills all covered off

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+44 (0)20 7779 8577

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