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.
September 9 - 10, 2021  ·  Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PT)

The audience comprises 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

Brian Jenn, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery (former Deputy International Tax Counsel for the US Department of Treasury)

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
    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 Tax Policy Institute • Grace Chu, Co-Chair, Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group • Daniel Smith, President, Silicon Valley Chapter TEI
    11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Transfer Pricing; Competent Authority; MLI, Cross Border Disputes, Australia Software
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • Brian Jenn, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery (former Deputy International Tax Counsel for the US Department of Treasury)
    3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
    7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
    Tax Policy Trends; International Tax, Treaty Developments, GST, Landmark Cases
    8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
    Transfer Pricing; Competent Authority; MLI; Cross Border Disputes
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
    10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • Rachel Wilson, Managing Director, Technology Morgan Stanley and Former NSA Senior Executive
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Presenters
    Vice President, Tax
    Agilent Technologies
    Deputy Commissioner International, Australia Taxation Office
    Australia Taxation Office
    Partner
    Baker McKenzie
    Tax Partner
    Baker McKenzie
    Partner
    Baker McKenzie
    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
    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
    Director of Treaty and Transfer Pricing Operations, LB&I
    Internal Revenue Service
    Tax Partner
    Kim & Chang
    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.
    Principal in Charge, Washington National Tax
    KPMG
    Tax Partner
    Mayer Brown
    Partner
    McDermott Will & Emery
    Consultant
    MinterEllison (former Deputy Commissioner, ATO)
    Partner
    Morgan Lewis
    Managing Director, Technology
    Morgan Stanley
    Head of Global Tax
    Protocol Labs
    Tax Partner
    PwC
    Tax Partner
    PwC
    Chief, International Tax Cooperation Section
    United Nations
    Vice President and International Tax Counsel
    USCIB
    LOCATION
    Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065
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    Location: Pullman San Francisco Bay Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065