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Copenhagen EU Tax Law Conference 2019

Kromann Reumert and the University of Copenhagen cordially invite you to the 5th annual Copenhagen conference on EU tax law.

Aimed at practitioners, in-house tax professionals, advisors and policy makers, this year's conference will focus on: Withholding tax in the EU context, and Resolving tax disputes in the EU and beyond. 

25. oktober 2019, kl. 09.00-16.30


Prof. Dr. Dennis Weber, University of Amsterdam (UvA) Amsterdam Centre for Tax Law (ACTL), head of Loyens & Loeff's European direct tax law practice


Keynote speakers

Juliane Kokott, Prof Dr. , LL.M. (Am. Univ.), S.J.D. (Harvard), Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union

Pasquale Pistone, Jean Monnet ad personam Chair in European Tax Law and Policy at WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Associate Professor of Tax Law at the University of Salerno and Academic Chairman of IBFD



Simon Whitehead, founding partner of specialist litigation firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

Jonathan Schwarz, barrister at Temple Tax Chambers in London

Sandra Knaepen, Head of Mutual Agreement Procedure Unit at the International Co-operation and Tax Administration Centre for Tax Policy and Administration (OECD) 

Georg Wilfried Kofler, Professor of Tax Law at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, Global Professor of Law at NYU (Spring 2019)

Luc De Broe, Professor and Chair of Tax Law at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and head of the tax litigation team of LAGA law firm in Brussels

Philip Baker, Queen's Counsel practising from Field Court Tax Chambers in London


Target group  

The conference is aimed at practitioners, in-house tax professionals, advisors and policy makers.

Certificates of participation will be issued upon request. Under the Danish rules on mandatory training for lawyers the conference qualifies for seven lessons.



09:15 Registration, coffee and tea

09:45 Welcome and introduction

10:00 Keynote speech by Pasquale Pistone

  • Withholding taxes and EU tax law: concept and impact on fundamental freedoms


10:30 Panel 1: Withholding tax in the EU context

  • Beneficial ownership - A term of one or more meanings? by Philip Baker
  • Tax treaties and withholding taxes in the EU context by Jonathan Schwarz
  • The General Anti-Abuse Rule of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive: An Analysis
  • Against the Wider Perspective of the European Court of Justice's Case Law on Abuse of EU Law by Luc De Broe


12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Keynote speech by Juliane Kokott

  • Taxpayers' rights


14:00 Panel 2: Resolving tax disputes in the EU and Beyond

  • OECD countries' commitment to resolve tax disputes (Action 14) by Sandra Knaepen
  • A critical assessment of the new EU tax dispute resolution directive by Georg Wilfried Kofler
  • Upcoming cases by Simon Whitehead

16:00 Summary and Conclusions by Professor Dennis Weber

16:30 Networking, drinks and snacks

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