IADC International Tax Seminar

Start: 6 June 2019
End: 7 June 2019

Venue: Fairmont Hotel
Location: Dallas, TX, USA

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  • Registration for this event is $575 for IADC members and $715 for non-members.  IADC/SPE/PESA/IAGC members only.
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For questions regarding the conference, please contact Lori Gagula at lori.gagula@iadc.org or +1.713.292.1945.

IADC/SPE/PESA/IAGC members only.
No prerequisites are required.
15.5 CPE’s are available for this event!

Introduction

“Adapting to a Changing Landscape”

Worldwide tax issues affecting the drilling and producing industry will be addressed at this seminar. IADC tax seminars are geared to both specialists and non-specialists. Continuing education credits will be offered for tax specialists.

Conference Program

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

2:00–5:00 pm   IADC Tax Committee Roundtable   Venetian Room   (Committee Members Only) 

Thursday, 6 June 2019

7:30 am   Registration & Coffee Service   International Foyer   Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP 

8:00 am   Welcome & Opening Comments   International Ballroom

  • Linda Ibrahim, Chairman, IADC Tax Committee; Vice President Tax & Governmental Compliance, Vantage Drilling

8:05 am   New Global Challenges (MLI/ATAD/BEPS)
Moderator: Bob Stack, Managing Director-Washington National Tax, Tax Policy Group, Deloitte Tax LLP
The landscape in year 2018 and so far in 2019 have continued the recent history of sweeping global changes in tax policy as a result of BEPS, multilateral instrument and now ATAD.  The panel will share their expertise in these new hurdles and will give insight as to how to navigate the rules and compliance aspects.

  • Gene Tien, Director of Economics, Baker & McKenzie Consulting LLC
  • Calum Dewar, US Integrated Global Structuring Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Martijn De Kleermaeker, International Tax Manager, KPMG LLP
  • Robert Kool, Senior Manager, International Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

9:35 am   What is Substance?
Moderator: Irina Schatz, International Tax Senior Manager, Vantage Drilling
Governments are implementing substance rules that range from very detailed to broad, leaving companies to wonder; what is substance; is it one size fits all?  It seems like the pendulum has swung, will it regularize?  The panel will share insight on the local environment and best practices.

  • Joe Walsh, Senior Vice President, Centralis
  • Alan McCrae, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Colin Pearson, Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Peter Blessing, Head of Cross-Border Corporate Transactions, KPMG LLP

10:35 am   Coffee Service   Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP

11:05 am   US Tax Reform-BEAT & other effects
Moderator: Rob Morris, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Continuing on with last year’s discussion, the panel will cover what we know now about the U.S. tax reform and its impact on the drilling industry.  What hurdles have arisen as a result of the tax reform; how companies are managing BEAT, unexpected outcomes of the tax reform and what is anticipated in the near future.

  • David Petrick, International Tax Services Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Jae Kim, International Tax, Managing Director, KPMG LLP
  • Mia Bertagnolli, International Tax, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Amitai Barth, Washington National Tax, Deloitte Tax LLP

12:35 pm   Luncheon   Venetian Room   Sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Featured Presentation: Understanding Tax Insurance: Pavi Mani, M&A Managing Director, Chase Bice, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
The speaker will describe tax insurance and share how companies are hedging risk with tax insurance.

1:45 pm   Country Update – Americas, without US
Moderator: Carolina Bottino, Tax Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
The panel will give a tax update on the Americas, including Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Colombia and other jurisdictions; the discussion will cover changes in laws; audit examples; share non-tax considerations worth noting; how companies structure tax efficiently; etc.

  • David Cuellar, Mexico Tax and Legal Services Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Mark Coleman, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Alfonso Pallete, COO, Latin America Markets, Tax, KPMG LLP
  • Mario Andrade, Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

2:45 pm   Country Update – Asia & Middle East
Moderator: Navin Sarda, Senior Manager, Global Tax, Transocean
The panel will give a tax update on several countries in Asia & the Middle East, including Australia, India, Saudi Arabia and other jurisdictions; the discussion will cover changes in laws; audit examples; share non-tax considerations worth noting; how companies structure tax efficiently; etc.

  • Olivier Marion, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Sanjay Grover, Partner, Oil & Gas Tax & Regulatory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Wadih AbouNasr, Head of Tax, KPMG LLP

3:45 pm   Coffee Service   Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP    

4:15 pm   Country Update – Africa
Moderator: Vida Montecillo, Senior Tax Director, Noble
The panel will give a tax update on several countries in Africa, including Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ghana, Angola  and other jurisdictions the discussion will cover changes in laws; audit examples; share non-tax considerations worth noting; how companies structure tax efficiently; etc

  • Kenny Hawsey, Oil & Gas Tax Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Eric Nguessan, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

5:15 pm   Welcoming Reception   Pavilion Room   Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP   

Friday, 7 June 2019

8:00 am   Registration & Coffee Service   Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP

8:15 am   Welcome & Introduction  

  • Linda Ibrahim, Chairman, IADC Tax Committee; Vice President Tax & Governmental Compliance, Vantage Drilling

8:20 am   A Year into Country by Country Reporting
Moderator: Matthew Rose, Vice President-Tax, Seadrill
The panel will explain the rules as well as administrative hurdles; give practical advice; give insight on technology available, share predictions for next 12 months; etc.

  • Dale Bond, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Mark Horowitz, Principal, KPMG LLP
  • Ed Emmerich, Senior Manager, Transfer Pricing, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Vitaliy Voytovych, Managing Director, Deloitte Tax LLP

9:50 am   Leases/Charters/Transfer Pricing Permanent Establishment
Moderator: Cliff Mangano, Director, Global Transfer Pricing, Diamond Offshore
The panel will discuss recent transfer pricing practices, give practical advice; share examples of what could go wrong and why; give insight on permanent establishment assertions being triggered by bareboat charters or other similar transactions.

  • Lauren Dangelmayr, Director, Transfer Pricing, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Kelly Hales, Transfer Pricing Principal, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Mark Horowitz, Principal, KPMG LLP
  • Joe Wood, Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP

10:50 am   Coffee Service   Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP   

11:20 am   Country Update – Europe
Moderator: Jon Cross, Tax Manager, EnscoRowan
The panel will give a tax update on several countries in Europe, including U.K., Hungary, Norway, Cyprus, and other jurisdictions; the discussion will cover changes in laws; audit examples; share non-tax considerations worth noting; how companies structure tax efficiently; etc.

  • Soren Lundbaek Nielsen, Tax Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Miklos Santa, International Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Per Daniel Nyberg, Partner, KPMG LLP
  • Chris Frank, Tax Director, Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Harris Sharpe, Director, Intertrust

12:20 pm   Luncheon   Sponsored by Deloitte Tax LLP

Featured Presentation: Discussing the Aging In-house Tax Population: Adam Golden, Director, Executive Search, TaxSearch Inc.
The speaker will share insight on how tax departments will be impacted by the  aging corporate in-house population which is anticipated to become the #1 trend affecting corporate tax and finance leaders in 2020 and 2021.

1:30 pm   US Tax Planning Post Tax Reform
Moderator: Shawn O’Brien, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
The panel will share insight on ways to structure operations in the US post tax reform.  Will drilling contracts need to be renegotiated?  What changes in legislation, if any is expected in the next 12 months?

  • John Harrell, Global Tax Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Jon Wyma, Executive Director, International Tax Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Jeff Hiller, Senior Manager, International Tax, KPMG LLP
  • Annie Hung, Managing Director, Deloitte Tax LLP

3:00 pm   Adjournment

  • Linda Ibrahim, Chairman, IADC Tax Committee; Vice President Tax & Governmental Compliance, Vantage Drilling

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are four levels of sponsoring: Diamond sponsors, Platinum Sponsors, Gold Sponsors, and Silver Sponsors. Event sponsorships are also available and will be categorized by monetary contribution with the appropriate level of sponsorship. Please find the benefits of the sponsor packages below. The conference sponsor will receive high profile recognition before, during and after the conference.  No refunds for cancellations will be issued.

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Diamond $25,000
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Platinum $15,000
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Gold $10,000
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Silver $5,000
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Event sponsorships are also available!

For more information please contact:

Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@iadc.org, or Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org  at +1.713.292.1945.

* Comps refer to number of complimentary registrations

Hotel Information

Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel.
Please be sure to mention IADC to obtain discounted rate.

Fairmont Hotel
1717 North Akard Street
Dallas, Texas, USA, 75201
Phone: +1.214.720.2020
Single/Double Occupancy……..$189
Rates available until 15 May 2019.
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IADC International Tax Seminar