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Insurance Ireland - PwC Tax Policy Briefing 2021

 

Date: Thursday, 4th February 2021

Time: 10.00-11.00

Place: Virtual 

 

In collaboration with PwC, a Strategic Alliance Partner of Insurance Ireland, we are hosting a virtual Insurance Tax Policy briefing. The briefing will focus on the OECD work to reform the international corporate tax system.

International tax policy has undergone fundamental changes in recent years driven by the OECD BEPS project, US tax reform and anti-avoidance measures from the EU. The pace and impact of change is accelerating and in October 2020 the OECD released proposals regarding a global minimum corporate tax rate which will affect all businesses with cross-border activities and proposals targeted at highly digitized and consumer-facing businesses.  The briefing will consider the impact of these proposals on the insurance sector.

The briefing will be designed to give business leaders in the insurance industry an understanding of how these changes will impact their businesses considering various business models across the sector. While of interest to Tax Directors the briefing will also focus on business and strategic issues and will therefore also be of interest to a broad audience including CFOs and CEOs.                                 

Agenda

10:00am - Opening Remarks: John O’Leary, Insurance Tax Leader, PwC Ireland

10:05am - Beps 2.0 OECD Update: Miriam Friel, Tax Director, PwC Ireland  

10.20am - Keynote: Mervyn Skeet, Head of Taxation at the Association of British Insurers and Chair of the Tax Working Group of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations

10.35am - Panel Discussion

Moderator: John O'Leary, Insurance Tax Leader, PwC Ireland

  • Mervyn Skeet - Head of Taxation at the Association of British Insurers and Chair of the Tax Working Group of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations
  • Miriam Friel - Tax Director, PwC Ireland 
  • Peter Reilly - Tax Policy Leader, PwC Ireland

10.55am - Closing Remarks - Jacqueline Thornton, Manager of EU and Domestic & Regulatory Affairs and Company Secretary, Insurance Ireland

11.00am - Event Concludes

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