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9th Annual EU Tax Students Conference

13 March 2014 - 14 March 2014

Time: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Venue: Joseph Rotblat Building, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ

Kindly supported by LexisNexis (Tolley), CIOT/ADIT and Key Haven Publications (publishers of EC Tax Journal).

We are very delighted to organise the 9th Annual EU Students Tax Conference. Last year we opened the conference to the Dutch students and it was a success. This year we have opened the conference to additional universities. In 2014, we are very proud to welcome professors and students from Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands; University of Maastricht, The Netherlands; Lund University, Sweden; University of Valencia, Spain; University of Athens Law School, Greece, and Padua University, Italy.

Our goal is to give the EU Tax Students an excellent educational experience, provide a networking opportunity and a study visit to Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, which provides one of the top LLMs in Tax in the UK as well as a variety of other commercial law subjects including Arbitration, Banking and Finance, EU, World Trade, IP, Information Technology, Shipping, Insurance and Energy related courses.

See what delegates say about this event [PDF 80 KB].

‘European Union Taxation: Latest Insights and Debates’

Programme

Day 1 - Thursday 13 March 2014

Chaired by Professor Dr Gerard Meussen, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  • 8:30-9:00 - Registration
  • 9:00-9:15 - Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of Centre of Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London: ‘Welcoming Remarks’
  • 9:15-9:50 - Team Video Presentations - Podcasts
  • 9:50-10:50 - Anastasios Repakis, Sofia Stavridi, Sophia Cefai, Jenny Ruiz-Wilkey, Maxine Silver, Dyah Kusumaningsih, Okan Netek, Anne-Marie Folquet and Nishit Gupta, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘The Abuse of Law in European Union Tax Law’
  • 10:50-11:00 - Q&A
  • 11:00-11:20 - Coffee Break
  • 11:20-11:40 - Albert Pettersson, Lund University, Sweden: ‘ The Swedish Rules for Interest Deductibility Limitations on Intra-Group Loans and Their EU Compatibility’
  • 11:40-12:00 - Ninni Svensson-Ohlin, Lund University, Sweden: ‘General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) from a Swedish Perspective’
  • 12:00-12:20 - Ana Belén Prósper Almagro, Madrid Open University/Universidad a Distancia de Madrid and Marta Tomás Donderis, University of Valencia, Spain: ‘Spanish VAT Reverse Charge’
  • 12:20-12:40 - Lidia López Tabalón and Alba Rubio Cobo, University of Valencia, Spain: ‘The Modernization of the Spanish Tax Agency’
  • 12:40-13:00 - Q&A
  • 13:00-13:50 - Posters Presentations: Part 1 and Lunch Break
  • 13:50-14:00 - CIOT presentation: ‘ADIT (Advanced Diploma in International Taxation)’
  • 14:00-14:20 - Pau Galindo Fuentes, University of Valencia, Spain: ‘Spanish Way of Exit Tax’
  • 14:20-14:40 - Teresa Sancho Balaguer, University of Valencia, Spain: ‘Spanish Inheritance Tax: Compliance with the EU Rules’
  • 14:40-15:00 - Dr Jorge Milla and Professor Dr Francisco Magraner Moreno, University of Valencia, Spain: ‘State Aid: Football Clubs under Investigation’ 
  • 15:00-15:30 - Paul Morton, Head of Group Tax at Reed Elsevier Group Plc, UK: ‘Taxation and the Digital Economy and EU Perspective’ 
  • 15:30 - Q&A followed by Chairman’s Closing Remarks

Day 2 - Friday 14 March 2014

  • 8:30-9:00 - Registration
  • 9:00-9:10 - Chairman: Professor Dr Gerard Meussen, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands: ‘Chairman’s Welcoming Remarks’
  • 9:10-9:30 - Agata Kozolup, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘The K-Case (C-322/11)’
  • 9:30-9:40 - Dr Gerard Meussen, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands: ‘Comments on KCase’
  • 9:40-10:00 - Professor Dr Rainer Prokisch, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands: ‘Limits of the Recovery of Taxes within Europe’
  • 10:00-10:20 - Narin Kerinc, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands: ‘Tax Transparency: Thoughts about a Harmonized Approach in the EU’
  • 10:20-10:40 - Bastiaan Didden, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands: ‘Council Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 - of 7 October 2010 - on Administrative Cooperation and Combating Fraud in the Field of VAT, an Effective Instrument for Combating VAT Fraud? (Dutch perspective)’
  • 10:40-11:00 - Q&A
  • 11:00-11:20 - Coffee Break
  • 11:20-11:40 - Dr Katerina Perrou, University of Athens Law School, Greece: ‘Discrimination or Restriction? The Hervis Sport Case C-385/12’
  • 11:40-12:00 - Anastasia Kampouropoulo, Eleni Giannopoulou & Partners, Greece: ‘State Aid in the Form of Tax Measures in Carriage of Goods by Sea’
  • 12:00-12:20 - Dimitra Kouni and Nikolas Valsamos, University of Athens Law School, Greece: ‘The Maks Pen Case (C-18/13): Tax Evasion, Right to Deduct Input VAT and Procedural Rules in the EU Law Context’
  • 12:20-12:40 - Stefano Scola and Giulia Dainese, University of Padua, Italy: ‘Mutual Assistance in the Exchange of Fiscal Information between Tax Administrations: Recent Developments’
  • 12:40-13:00 - Q&A
  • 13:00-13:50 - Poster Presentations: Part 2 and Lunch Break
  • 13:50-14:10 - Sophie Arnoldy, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘Argenta Case(C-350/11)’
  • 14:10-14:30 - Florent Maupaté, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘A OY Case (C-123/11)’
  • 14:30-14:50 - Agnès Pigassou, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘DMC Case (C-164/12)
  • 14:50-15:10 - Anne-Marie Folquet, Queen Mary University of London, UK: ‘Itelcar Case (C-282/12): Thin Cap Rules and Third Countries’
  • 15:10-15:30 - Q&A followed by Chairman’s Closing Remarks
  • 16:15-18:00 - European Tax visit with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at 1 Embankment Place, London, WC2N 6RH

Directions

For directions to the venue, please refer to the map

The 9th Annual EU Tax Students Conference Organising Committee

How to Book

For registration information, please contact Ms Katherine Zaim on k.zaim@qmul.ac.uk.

Fees

  • 1 Day Standard Fee - £50 per delegate
  • 1 Day Student/ADIT/HMRC special offer - £30 per delegate
  • 2 Day Standard Fee - £75 per delegate
  • 2 Day Student/ADIT/HMRC special offer - £50 per delegate

Contact

For more information, please contact Ms Katherine Zaim on k.zaim@qmul.ac.uk.


Photography, video and audio recordings

Please note that CCLS events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email CCLS Events Manager, Katherine Zaim, on k.zaim@qmul.ac.uk in advance of the event that you are attending.

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