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Permanent Establishments & BEPS

Permanent Establishments & BEPS
Our 2019 Beyond Borders: Redefining International Taxation conference has been launched and we’d like to start introducing you to some of the issues to be discussed, as well as the international tax experts who will share their thoughts with you in Barcelona.
Our first panel will be in charge of tackling the definition proposed by BEPS for permanent establishments and profit attribution.
As you all know, the OECD introduced a series of recommendations on how jurisdictions should be defining permanent establishments operating within their territories as part of BEPS Action 7.
This specific panel will take a closer look at this suggested definition of permanent establishments and its impact on the cross-border activities of financial service providers, asset managers and more.
And don’t forget to grab your early bird ticket before it’s too late!
Below are the panelists who’ll dazzle us with their knowledge on BEPS Action 7, PEs and profit attribution.

Our Permanent Establishment & Profit Attribution Panelists

Dr. Peter H. Wilson, PB First Global Tax Advisors, UAE
Dr. Wilson is an Australian by birth, and has lived in Sydney, London, New York and now is a Dubai resident. During more than 36 years, he has advised a wide range of multinational clients on the international tax law applicable to their trading and investment activities, as well as to their ownership. He has formal qualifications in taxation advising, chartered accounting and law, and a PhD in ‘BRICS and International Tax Law’ from Queen Mary, University of London. For many years, Peter was an International Tax Partner of EY and later PwC and an Investment Banker at a major Japanese financial institution and now he runs the PB First Global Tax Advisors.

Stella Raventós-Calvo, Partner, Dabury Abogados, Spain 
Stella Raventós-Calvo is a Partner with Danbury Abogados in Barcelona, Spain. She currently serves as Chair of the Fiscal Committee of CFE Tax Advisers Europe,  alternate Representative of CFE Tax Advisers Europe to the European Commission’s Platform for Tax Good Governance, and Member of the International Tax Committee of the Spanish Asociación Española de Asesores Fiscales. She also works as a Lecturer in International Taxation at the Universidad de Navarra and has held similar positions at both the Universidad Pompeu Fabra/Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya and the Universidad de Barcelona. Stella has both a Law Degree and an M.A. in Tax Law from the Universidad de Barcelona.

Ronaldo Apelbaum, Tax Partner, APGI Advogados, Brazil 
Ronaldo has practiced for 20 years as consultant and tax manager in Brazil and Latin America for multinational companies such as KPMG, Banco Santander, Hewlett-Packard and Capgemini. He was appointed as Vice-President of the First Section of CARF/MF (the Finance Ministry’s Administrative Council of Fiscal Resources) for the period of 2015 to 2017.

Currently, he works as CEO of the law firm APGI Advogados and as a Substitute Judge at the Tax Court of the State of São Paulo. In 2018, he was recognized among the 100 best lawyers working in Brazil by the English publication Lawyer Monthly. Ronaldo graduated with a Masters in Tax Law from São Paulo University Law School (USP).

Cristina Villanova, Lawyer, Cases & Lacambra, Spain
Cristina Villanova is a Spanish tax advisor with more than 7 years of experience. She works in optimizing taxation for companies worldwide via the analysis of current structures and actual flows. As such, Cristina has helped many companies reduce their effective tax rate, as well as advise them on other significant aspects of their domestic and international taxation.
Currently, Cristina participates in the ongoing advice on indirect and direct taxation of Cases & Lacambra’s Spanish clients, especially in international trade transactions, real estate, etc. She advises multinational groups with a presence in Spain and national groups on tax matters involving their business activities.
Cristina is a tax professional looking to improve the performance of companies and believes in teamwork as the most efficient way of achieving maximum professional standards.
Hope you can join us!