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LES Benelux Topic Meeting IP & Tax on 21 April 2016

The title of this Topic Meeting is IP and Tax - Quo Vadis!

Specific Learning Objectives:

  • An overview of the recent legislative developments with respect to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting of European IP income tax regimes;
  • Identifying the main hurdles when restructuring IP for tax optimisation purposes;
  • Main differences between the different regimes, taking into consideration the IP rights involved, i.e. patents, trademarks, copyright, domain names and the kind of income generated;
  • Selected tax beneficial structures and the incoming anti-abuse-legislation;
  • Case Study: company with affiliates and different types of assets in various member states

Speakers at this meeting are:

  • Brent Springael, Partner, Head of Tax, Bird & Bird, Brussels
  • Yves De Groote, Director, KPMG Tax Advisers, Global Transfer Pricing Services, Kontich
  • Bill Bird, patent attorney, IPLodge, Heverlee
  • Geoffrey Clarke, Founder Bridge IP, UK
  • Rick van der Velden, tax lawyer, Loyens Loeff, Rotterdam
  • Bart Adams, International Tax Expert, Belgian Federal Public Service Finance, Brussels
  • François Gevers, Director, Deloitte, Brussels
  • Jan Pattyn, Director, Deloitte, Brussels
  • Winston Green, Managing Associate, Dentons, London

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