Annual tax conference: Keeping up with the tech - Is technology a friend or a foe for tax payers and tax practitioners?

Malta, Malta

05 March 2020 - 07 March 2020

Annual tax conference

Thursday 05 March 2020

18:00 » 19:30 Registration at Hilton Malta
Address: Portomaso, St. Julians, Malta
19:30 » 20:30 Welcome cocktail at the Quarterdeck Bar (Hilton Hotel)
21:00 Optional dinner at Sale e Pepe
Address: Portomaso Marina, STJ4011 St Julians
Not included in the registration fee, payable upon registration

Friday 06 March 2020

08:00 » 09:00 Registration at Hilton Malta
Address: Portomaso, St. Julians, Malta
09:00 » 09:15 Introduction to the Seminar by AIJA President
09:15 » 10:30 Artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning and data processing technology: What is the state of the art? (35 min)
Gege GATT, CEO EBO, technology entrepreneur and lawyer, Malta

Malta: a technology hub (35 min)
Ian GAUCI, Partner, GTG Advocates, Malta
10:30 » 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 » 12:00

Tax inspections and tax compliance: How to deal with Artificial Intelligence, big data, predictive models and other new tools?
Barry Mcgettrick, Matheson, Ireland
Tomasz Rysiak, Magnusson, Poland
Rachel Dress, Racine, France
Michelle Wiesner-Lameth, Rosinus Partner, Germany

12:00 » 13:00

Tax aspects of blockchain and cryptos for companies and individuals, ICOs and measures to prevent tax frauds
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

13:00 » 14:00 Lunch
14:00 » 15:00

The role of the tax adviser in an “artificially intelligent”, fully transparent, post-BEPS world: Will the role of the tax adviser be confined to compliance and will robots take over?
David Areias, Areias Advogados, Portugal
Clemens Willvonseder, Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte, Austria
Jose Rubens Scharlack, Scharlack Advogados, Brazil
Kirsten Debono Huskinson, Camilleri Preziosi, Malta

15:00 » 16:00

Conflict between privacy, transparency and new digital tools (geolocalisation, credit cards, financial info)
James Bromley, Farrer & Co, United Kingdom
Marc Buchmann, Fischer Ramp, Switzerland
Manuela Martin Monzon, Cuatrecasas, Spain
Alexandra Ologu, Monolit Legal & Tax, Romania

20:30 Dinner at Mediterranean Conference Centre
Address: Mediterranean Conference Centre, Triq l-Isptar, VLT 1645, Valletta

Saturday 07 March 2020

09:00 » 10:30

Latest developments in the taxation of digital economy: User value creation and taxation
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

10:30 » 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 » 12:30

Round tables: Digital business models and tax challenges
1)      Social Media
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

12:30 » 14:00 Lunch
14:30 » 17:30 Optional Saturday afternoon activity - Scenic tour and Medina walking tour
Not included in the registration fee, payable upon registration
Departure by bus from the hotel at 14:30 and return after dinner
19:30 Optional dinner - De Mondion
Address: Misra─ž il-Kunsill, Mdina, Malta
Not included in the registration fee, payable locally