Manuel Tron to keynote, plus speakers from UBS and Hewlett Packard confirmed for Latin Lawyer Tax
Mexican tax practitioner Manuel Tron will give an afternoon keynote at Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax, which takes place in New York on 2 December.
Tron has over 30 years’ experience in international tax law, providing tax consulting and planning to international businesses, as well as wealth and estate planning. He is the honorary president of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), after having served as its president between 2009 and 2013. IFA is a non-governmental organisation that provides a neutral platform for representatives of different professions to discuss international tax issues.
He founded Manuel Tron SC in 2014 and has previously been the Americas leader of tax policy at Ernst & Young LLP in New York as well as a partner at White & Case LLP. His keynote will give an overview of current tax reforms in Latin America.
A morning keynote will be announced in the next few days.
Also confirmed to speak at the conference is Alvin Shrago, deputy head of tax for the Americas at investment banking group UBS, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise senior counsel Emiliano Baidenbaum, who leads the company’s worldwide innovation law lab.
The event, which takes place at Omni Berkshire Place in New York, is co-chaired by Andrés Sánchez from Cuatrecasas and Celso Costa from Machado Meyer Advogados.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, BKM | Berkemeyer, D'Empaire, Foley Gardere Arena and SMPS Legal are sponsoring the event.
The first panel will concentrate on outbound perspectives – including the consequences of the 2017 US tax reform for investments in Latin America.
The second panel on the digital economy will cover two topics, including taxation and cryptocurrency, and the digital economy.
A networking lunch will split the event in two parts, followed by Tron’s afternoon keynote on the latest trends in Latin American tax reforms.
Tax related to funding operations in the region is the topic of the third panel. Speakers will consider tax regulations’ impact on cross-border financing structures and cash-pooling arrangements.
Panel four will discuss disclosure of uncertain tax positions, including current and proposed disclosure obligations for companies.
The final panel of the day will discuss the impact of BEPS actions and tax reforms on M&A and cross-border transactions in the region, with a focus on the indirect transfer of assets.
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