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The AIJA Tax Law Commission is excited to announce that Malta has been chosen as the destination for the 2020 AIJA annual tax conference entitled “Keeping up with the tech in taxation – Is technology a friend or foe for taxpayers and tax practitioners?” taking place from 5th to 7th March.
Positioned in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta has historically been of strategic importance to various kingdoms and empires, and has for centuries been culturally diverse. After its independence from Britain in 1964, the island sought to reinvent itself as a commercial and financial services hub. More recently the island became a pioneer jurisdiction in the AI, Blockchain and Fintech space, enacting ground-breaking regulatory regimes and fiscal incentives designed to incentivise such industries as well as incorporating such technologies in its national development strategy.
Technological developments will be the common theme of seminar sessions covering different topics such as the use of Big Data and AI in tax practice and tax administration, the impact of technology on taxpayer privacy and the role of tax practitioners. As well as the taxation of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in addition to the latest developments in the taxation of the digital economy.
Participants will have the opportunity to interact with representatives from tax authorities as well as experienced tax and legal professionals in the various panels and round-tables whereas technology experts will help us demystify some of the unfamiliar technical concepts.
The conference will be held at the Malta Hilton situated in the mundane area of St. Julian’s, just 15 minutes away from the UNESCO world heritage capital city, Valletta. Besides enjoying the exceptional conference venue, participants will also have the chance to discover Maltese cuisine and culture in the historic centres of Valletta and Mdina.
We look forward to welcoming you in Malta!
Annual tax conference
Not included in the registration fee, payable upon registration
Malta: a technology hub (35 min)
Ian GAUCI, Partner, GTG Advocates, Malta
Barry Mcgettrick, Matheson, Ireland
Tomasz Rysiak, Magnusson, Poland
Rachel Dress, Racine, France
Michelle Wiesner-Lameth, Rosinus Partner, Germany
Gertjan Verachtert, Sansen International, Belgium
Marco Masi, Facchini Rossi Michelutti, Italy
Eva Stadler, Wolf Theiss, Austria
Catarina Belim, Belim Services, Portugal
Michael Gauci, Corrieri Cilia, Malta
David Areias, Areias Advogados, Portugal
Clemens Willvonseder, Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte, Austria
Jose Rubens Scharlack, Scharlack Advogados, Brazil
Kirsten Debono Huskinson, Camilleri Preziosi, Malta
James Bromley, Farrer & Co, United Kingdom
Marc Buchmann, Fischer Ramp, Switzerland
Manuela Martin Monzon, Cuatrecasas, Spain
Alexandra Ologu, Monolit Legal & Tax, Romania
Alessandro Foti, De Berti Jacchia, Italy
Anna Sidorova, Bonnard Lawson,Switzerland
Inga Zillmer, Zillmer Steuerrecht, Germany
Esteban Aguirre Saravia, Aguirre Saravia & Gebhardt, Argentina
Nicolas Duboille, Sumerson, France
Madeline Gowlett, Travers Smith, United Kingdom
Fabienne Limacher, Walder Wyss, Switzerland
Alberto Brazzalotto, Maisto, Italy
Rui Cabrita, Solegal, France
2) Sharing economy
Jose Eduardo Aguilar Shea, Squire Patton Boggs, Spain
Coralie Dedieu, Algance, France
Peter van Velthoven, Van Doorne, Netherlands
Arne Riis, BDO Statsautoriseret revisionsaktieselskab, Denmark
Departure by bus from the hotel at 14:30 and return after dinner
Not included in the registration fee, payable locally
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Seminar Venue: Hilton Malta
Address: Portomaso, St. Julians, Malta
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