Find out more about BEPS Action 13 as it is being implemented in the Caribbean and other international tax issues relevant to the region.
- Overall, what has been your jurisdiction’s experience with BEPS? Are the BEPS measures visible in the Caribbean?
- What obstacles do you envision for your own jurisdiction when it comes to BEPS?
- Are there any serious actions being taken by the State and/or Tax Authority on BEPS in your jurisdiction?
- Which countries have adopted BEPS Action 13 and what have been some of the practical issues arising from that specific implementation?
- And plenty more!
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Harneys (BVI & Cayman)
Aki Corsoni-Husain is Head of Regulatory within the firm’s Tax and Regulatory Department, which spans the BVI, Cayman and Cypriot offices. He spent more than three years practising in the firm’s BVI office before relocating to Cyprus in 2012 to develop the BVI and Cypriot regulatory practice there.
Aki specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious financial services law and regulation, including advice on the anti-money laundering regime, anti-bribery legislation, information exchange in tax matters and economic sanctions. Aki advises on the regimes governing banks, trust companies, fiduciary services providers, investment businesses (from custodians to managers and introducers), foreign-exchange businesses, money services firms and the insurance industry and counts numerous blue chip institutions and world class law firms among his clients.
Aki is one of the contributing editors to British Virgin Islands Commercial Law, Sweet & Maxwell, now in its third edition, having authored chapters on financial services law, taxation and information exchange in tax matters and anti-money laundering law. Aki is also a contributor to Bermuda Commercial Law, the authoritative guide to Bermuda’s commercial laws.
John G. Rienstra,
Chief US Tax Lawyer,
John is the Chief US Tax Lawyer for IBFD. He is involved in research projects on a great variety of topics, lectures on US and international tax law and is author of several high-level IBFD publications. He also serves as IBFD Research Manager for North America and the Caribbean. Mr Rienstra received his LLM in Taxation from New York University. Prior to joining IBFD, he was an attorney engaged in corporate and international tax practice in New York. He is a member of the Bar of New York and a past member of the NYU Tax Law Review.
Wayne is the leader of the Tax Services at KPMG in Barbados and has extensive experience in domestic, regional and international tax planning and tax advisory, direct and indirect tax compliance, tax support and VAT services, as well as International Executive Services and tax planning for high net worth individuals. He has practical experience in regional tax and VAT legislation and practices, and has made representations to Heads of Revenue Authorities in Barbados and the Caribbean on various taxation matters on behalf of several companies.
Hamel-Smith (Trinidad & Tobago)
Prior to joining Hamel-Smith in February 2011, Angelique was a Senior Manager in the Tax Services Department of one of the ‘Big Four’ audit firms where she spent almost seven years. She provided extensive tax planning, advisory and consultancy services to financial institutions, other financial service providers, telecommunications and technology companies. She was also the Tax Project Manager and key Tax Team Member for highly specialized government projects, including the development of the tax, legal and regulatory framework in respect of the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre and the Evolving TecKnologies and Enterprise Development Company Limited project.
In April-June 2012, Angelique worked for the International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) where she conducted research on inter alia, transfer pricing and aggressive tax planning. She also reviews and edits documents for publications on Trinidad and Tobago tax matters, and is an Author and Correspondent for the IBFD Tax News Services.
IBFD Regional Editor,
Caribbean & International Tax Advisor for Meijburg & Co.,
Priscilla has been a tax advisor in the Netherlands and previously worked for the Tax & Customs Administration of Suriname’s Ministry of Finance as Head of International Fiscal Affairs. Priscilla holds a Master's in Tax Law from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands and has completed postgraduate professional tax courses at the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors.