Second International Conference “Anti-abuse measures in taxation”

Second International Conference “Abuse of rights in tax legal relations”

 

Date: 6 February 2018

Venue: Hyatt Regency Kyiv (5, Alla Tarasova Street)

The event starts at 10 a.m.

 

PROGRAMME

09:00-10:00

Registration

Coffee break

10:00-10:40

Opening of the Conference

Moderators

Danylo Getmantsev,

LL.D., President of the Association of Tax Advisors, TaxLink expert, Professor at the Financial Law Department of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

                                        

Natalia Blazhivska, 

Ph.D., Judge, Vice-President of the Association of Tax Advisors, Vice-President of the All-Ukrainian Association of Administrative Judges, Associate Professor of the Department of Advocacy and International Judicial Practice of the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine

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Mykhailo Smokovych,

LL.D., Head of the Administrative Court of Cassation at the Supreme Court

Vsevolod Kniaziev,

Secretary of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court

Esther de Rooij Bestuurslid,

Board Member of the International Foundation “Judges for Judges”

Oleksandr Paseniuk,

Ph.D., retired Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, President of the All-Ukrainian Association of Administrative Judges, Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine

Tetiana Ostrikova,

People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Tax and Customs Policy

Yana Buhrimova,

Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Ukraine

Group Photо

І SESSION

Moderators

Natalia Blazhivska, 

Ph.D., Judge, Vice-President of the Association of Tax Advisors, Vice-President of the All-Ukrainian Association of Administrative Judges, Associate Professor of the Department of Advocacy and International Judicial Practice of the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine

Pavlo Khodakovsky,

Partner Arzinger Law Firm, First Vice-President of the Association of Tax Advisors

Experts

Tetiana Ostrikova,

People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Member of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Tax and Customs Policy

Olena Orliuk,

LL.D., Professor, corresponding member of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, director of the Scientific Research Institute of Intellectual Property of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine

10:40-11:10 Boundaries of tax avoidance and aggressive tax planning Pasquale Pistone,

Professor, Academic Chairman of IBFD, holds a Jean Monnet ad personam Chair in European Tax Law and Policy at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Associate Professor of Tax Law at the University of Salerno (Italy)

11:10-11:15 Questions – answers
11:15-11:30 Abuse of rights in taxation: an interdisciplinary approach Serhii Verlanov,      

Ph.D., Partner Sayenko Kharenko Law Firm, Vice-President of the Association of Tax Advisors

11:30-11:35 Questions – answers
11:35-11:50 Abuse of procedural rights in tax disputes Valentyna Yurchenko,

Ph.D., Judge of the Administrative Court of Cassation at the Supreme Court

 

11:50-11:55 Questions – answers
11:55-12:10 Instruments to fight against tax avoidance in the Polish tax law Krzysztof Winiarski,

Professor, Judge of the Finance Chamber of the High Administrative Court of Poland

 

12:10-12:15 Questions – answers
12:15-12:35 Coffee break
 

ІІ SESSION

 

Moderators

Anton Losiev, Attorney, Partner LNM Law Firm

Vitalii Odjykovsky, Advisor Sayenko Kharenko Law Firm

 

12:35 – 12:50 Instruments to fight against tax avoidance in the Polish tax law Tomasz Kolanowski,

Judge of the Finance Chamber of the High Administrative Court of Poland

12:50-12:55 Questions – answers
12:55-13:10 Judicial doctrine as a means of counteracting abuse of rights in tax law Vita Forsiuk,

СЕО TaxLink, member of the Association of Tax Advisors

13:10- 13:15 Questions – answers
13:15-13:30 Abuse of rights in taxation: where from, why and is it even possible? Anton Polyanychko,

Ph.D., Head of the Scientific Council of the Association of Tax Advisors

13:30-13:35 Questions – answers
13:35-13:50 Abuse of powers by controlling bodies in the context of abuse of rights in taxation Oleksandr Nechytailo,

Ph.D., Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine, Expert LNM Law Firm

13:50-13:55 Questions – answers
13:55-14:10 To be announced Denys Siiushov,

Associate Arzinger Law Firm

14:10-14:15 Questions – answers
14:15-14:30  

Permanent establishments: a BEPS approach

Volodymyr Chyzhykov,

Senior Manager of KPMG in Ukraine

14:30-14:35 Questions – answers
14:35-14:40 Addressing tax challenges of the digitalisation of economy: a possible answer from a proper application of transfer pricing rules Svitlana Buriak,

Teaching and Research Associate of Vienna University of Economics and Business, Ph.D. in International Business Law

14:40-14:45 Questions – answers
14:45-15:00

Closing remarks

 

Danylo Getmantsev

LL.D., President of the Association of Tax Advisors, TaxLink expert, Professor at the Financial Law Department of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Bohdan Sanin,

Ph.D., Vice-President of the All-Ukrainian Association of Administrative Courts