The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg is pleased to invite you to an Evening Business Tax Forum with His Excellency Mr Alphonse Berns, the recently appointed Director of Taxation at the Ministry of Finance. He will address hot topics including FATCA, the Financial Transactions Tax (FTT), Exchange of Information and the OECD “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” report.
After studying International and European Law at the University of Aix-en-Provence, Mr Berns joined the Luxembourg Diplomatic Service in 1977. Postings ensued as Deputy Permanent Representative to NATO in Brussels and Director for International Economic Relations and Development Co-operation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His previous ambassadorial appointments include in Washington, Brussels and London. He also spent a number of years as his country’s top civil servant, as Secretary-General of both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence.
Mr Berns’ key note speech will be followed by short presentations by Julien Bieber, KPMG; Jonathan Norman, KPMG; Christophe Joosen, NautaDutilh; Cédric Schirrer, Wagener & Associés andRomain Tiffon, Atoz, who are members of the BCC Tax Group, on:
This will be followed by a panel discussion during which the speakers and Mr Berns will be happy to answer questions from the audience.
The evening will begin at 6pm with registration. To close the evening a buffet dinner will be provided and, as always, the opportunity to meet and discuss with your fellow Chamber Members. The event should end around 8.30pm.
The event is generously sponsored by KPMG.
If you wish to attend please complete the registration form below to confirm your reservation or contact the Chamber Secretariat by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 10th May.
The cost of attending this event is: Sustaining Members, €30; Business & Individual Members, €35 and Non-Members, €50.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN MONDAY 13th MAY 2013WHERE NO WRITTEN CANCELLATION IS RECEIVED WE WILL HAVE TO INVOICE FOR THE COST OF THE EVENT.
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