28 September 2016

ETAF Launching Conference on 28 September 2016 in Brussels

On 28 September 2016, ETAF will host its inaugural conference on the future European tax agenda and the challenges involved for tax professionals in Europe.

Renowned speakers and a high-ranking panel with representatives from politics, business and academia will shed light on the European Union’s priorities of tax policy for the years ahead. Moreover, upcoming questions on taxation of the digital economy will also be addressed.

The ETAF conference will take place within the opening event of the annual congress of the „Ordre des Experts-Comptables – CSOEC, our French ETAF member. More than 5.000 professionals from Europe and overseas countries are expected to attend this congress. This will enable the participants to share expertise and opinions with other colleagues at national and international level.


> Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Center for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD

Panel debate:
> Massimo Palumbo, Senior adviser at the European Parliament
> Valère Moutarlier, Director Direct taxation, Tax coordination, Economic analysis and Evaluation at DG TAXUD, European Commission
> Dr. Eva Oertel, Legal Counsel, International Tax Center, Bavarian Ministry of Finance
> Stéphane Buydens, VAT Policy Advisor, OECD

“Strengthening tax consultancy in Europe”
> Philippe Arraou, ETAF & CSOEC President
> Volker Kaiser, BStBK Vice President
> Hans-Michael Korth, DStV Vice President

★ Tax proposals to the European institutions
★ Closing speech:
Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs