Leading execs to attend European summit

“The marcus evans European Tax Summit is a must for anyone bearing responsibility in the taxation field as an entrepreneurial leader, as a tax official, or as a tax advisor” Vice President & Head of Corporate Taxes, Lufthansa German Airlines


The summit will offer the opportunity to network, establish connections, exchange ideas and gain knowledge. As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the European Tax Summit is a unique interactive forum for leading tax executives worldwide to explore and address principal challenges and the latest trends in their field. The summit will highlight the tax profession’s current objectives and future ambitions through visionary keynote presentations and case studies delivered by some of the most esteemed peers in the tax practitioner community.

The primary objective of the event is to explore the opportunities and challenges for the corporate tax executive. Key topics for 2011 include:

– Utilising sophisticated software to archive and safeguard essential tax documentation;
– Streamlining global tax initiatives to achieve full coordination and maximise divisional output;
– Applying a universal tax strategy to fully incorporate and encompass all novel components following a mergers and acquisitions phase;
– Remaining fully informed on the latest developments in regulation and legislation to avoid severe governmental penalties and legal pitfalls;
– Observing and endorsing universal guidelines at a national level to enhance productivity and facilitate cross-border transactions with foreign nations;
– Reviewing transfer-pricing processes and ratifying the most beneficial tax regimes to minimise tax expenditure and enhance departmental profits;
– Developing a flexible, practical and comprehensive tax risk management framework that will endure in an evolving regulatory environment.

Keynote Speakers include Gottfried Schellmann, Chairman of Fiscal Committee, Confédération Fiscale Européenne; Urs Kapalle, Director Taxation and Fiscal Policy, Swiss Bankers Association; John Christensen, Director of the International Secretariat, Tax Justice Network; Krister Andersson, Chairman Tax Policy Group, Business Europe; Jim Robertson, VP Tax, Eastern Hemisphere & Global Tax Practices, Shell International; Daniel Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Melchior Wathelet, Minister of State for Belgium, Former ECJ Judge & Professor of European Law, University of Louvain and Liège.

This year’s European Tax Summit audience includes Senior Vice Presidents of International Tax, Vice Presidents of Tax, Chief Tax Officers, Group Heads of Tax, Heads of Transfer-Pricing, Tax Directors, Tax Counsels, International Tax Managers, Heads of Direct and Indirect Tax as well as Sponsors offering a wide range of service categories including Tax Consulting Services, Tax Management, Legal Services, International Tax Planning and Tax Outsourcing.

The European Tax Summit is a closed business event and the number of participants is limited.

For more information contact Daniela Trojakova: summits@marcusevanscy.com