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?
Moderator:
Barry Mcgettrick, Matheson, Ireland
Speakers:
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
Moderator:
Gertjan Verachtert, Sansen International, Belgium
Speakers:
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?
Moderator:
David Areias, Areias Advogados, Portugal
Speakers:
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)
Moderator:
James Bromley, Farrer & Co, United Kingdom
Speakers:
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
Moderator:
Alessandro Foti, De Berti Jacchia, Italy
Speakers:
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
Moderator:
Madeline Gowlett, Travers Smith, United Kingdom
Speakers:
Fabienne Limacher, Walder Wyss, Switzerland
Alberto Brazzalotto, Maisto, Italy
Rui Cabrita, Solegal, France
2)      Sharing economy
Moderator:
Jose Eduardo Aguilar Shea, Squire Patton Boggs, Spain
Speakers:
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