10th Annual Pacific Rim Tax Conference
Two-day conference bringing international tax policy and management issues to the forefront of corporate tax leaders and tax professionals, focusing on the Pacific Rim arena.
July 20 - 21, 2020  ·  Hotel Pullman San Francisco Bay
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)

The audience will be comprised of high level corporate tax directors, tax counsels and tax managers as well as international and U.S. government personnel.

Purpose of the Conference

  • To provide a venue for Pacific Rim countries to share their current important tax issues and developments with OECD tax officials, multinational tax officers and practitioners interested in these important issues.
  • To encourage constructive dialogue between the corporate tax community and tax administrators and to improve a mutual understanding and more effective compliance with the participating countries' tax rules.
  • To enhance the relationships between tax professionals and country tax administrators.
Keynote Speakers

  • Douglas W. O’Donnell, Commissioner, Large Business and International, Internal Revenue Service
  • Grace Perez-Navarro, Deputy Director, OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration
  • Rachel Wilson, Managing Director, Technology Morgan Stanley (Former NSA Senior Executive)

    Registration

    General Public
    Early Bird 850.00 USD
    Late Registration 900.00 USD
    Supporter Members
    Early Bird 750.00 USD
    Late Registration 800.00 USD
    Government
    Early Bird 550.00 USD
    Late Registration 600.00 USD
    Agenda
    Monday, July 20
    8:00 AM
    8:00 AM
    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Dr. Stewart Karlinsky, Executive Director, Pacific Rim Tax Institute • Co-Chair, Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group • Cindy Duquette, President, Silicon Valley Chapter TEI • Sol Coffino, President Emeritus, IFA USA
    9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
    9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
    • Douglas O’Donnell, Commissioner, LB&I, Internal Revenue Service
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • Rachel Wilson, Managing Director, Technology Morgan Stanley and Former NSA Senior Executive
    1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
    3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
    5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    Tuesday, July 21
    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Transfer Pricing; Competent Authority; MLI; Cross Border Disputes
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • Grace Perez-Navarro Deputy Director OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    5:00 PM
    5:00 PM
    Presenters
    Acting Deputy Commissioner for Public Groups and International
    Australia Taxation Office
    Global Head of Tax
    Atlassian
    Partner
    Baker & McKenzie LLP
    Partner
    Baker McKenzie
    Tax Partner
    Baker McKenzie
    Partner
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Marie-Claire is a tax lawyer in the Vancouver office of Blakes with a focus on corporate income tax matters.
    Managing Partner
    BMR Legal
    Mukesh Butani is Founder & Managing Partner of BMR Legal Advocates, a boutique law firm specializing in the areas of Corporate International Tax, Transfer Pricing, GST, Customs & Trade.
    Assistant Commissioner
    Canada Revenue Agency
    Member
    Caplin & Drysdale
    Member and President
    Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
    Mr. Armitage joined Caplin & Drysdale in 2013, and is President of the Firm. He has significant APA/MAP, PE, TCJA and other U.S. international tax experience. He was with the IRS APA Program from 2001-10, including as Deputy Director (2008-10).
    Partner
    Covingington & Burling LLP
    Tax Partner
    Deloitte
    Partner
    Eversheds Sutherland
    Partner
    Eversheds Sutherland
    Principal
    EY
    Principal
    EY
    Stephen is a International Tax and Transactions Services principal in the National Tax Department, based in San Francisco.
    Tax Partner
    Fenwick & West
    Tax Partner
    Fenwick & West
    Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance
    Government of India
    Deputy Commissioner (International, Investigation & Indirect Taxes Group)
    Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
    Commissioner, LB&I
    Internal Revenue Service
    Douglas is Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service’s Large Business and International (LB&I) Division headquartered in Washington, D.C.
    Director of Treaty and Transfer Pricing Operations, LB&I
    Internal Revenue Service
    Tax Partner
    Kim & Chang
    Principal in Charge, Washington National Tax
    KPMG
    Principal, Global Transfer Pricing Services
    KPMG
    Sean Foley is a principal with KPMG's Washington National Tax group based in Silicon Valley. Sean is KPMG’s global leader of KPMG's Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution Network.
    Tax Partner
    Mayer Brown
    Partner
    Morgan Lewis
    Managing Director, Technology
    Morgan Stanley
    Assistant Commissioner for International Taxation
    National Tax Service of Korea
    Deputy Director, Center for Tax Policy and Administration
    OECD
    Tax Partner
    PwC
    Tax Partner
    PwC
    Vice President of Global Tax and Chief Tax Counsel
    Ripple Labs
    Vice President and International Tax Counsel
    USCIB
    LOCATION
    Hotel Pullman San Francisco Bay, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065
    Map
    Location: Hotel Pullman San Francisco Bay, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065