17 September 2018
Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel,

AICPA and CIMA U.S. Tax Reform Conference

The official AICPA and CIMA forum dedicated to discussing the implications of the U.S. Tax Reform in a global tax context.

an AICPA and CIMA event in association with KNect365

The only U.S. Tax Reform event you can't afford to miss!

Leading experts

Hear from in-house tax leaders of U.S. and Europe-based multinationals, gather strategy from specialist advisers and have your questions answered by Chip Harter, Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs) of the U.S. Department of Treasury. 

Authoritative advice

Our expert speaker faculty will explore how multinationals are navigating the TCJA, examine international implications for Cross-Border Business, recommend approaches to Tax Controversy under U.S. Tax Reform and much more.

Strategic guidance

Approaches to key areas of the TCJA such as BEAT, GILTI and FDII will be examined in detail and experts together with the U.S. will provide guidance for successfully navigating uncertainties and insight on what future projections can be expected. 

Connecting our members

As either an AICPA or CIMA member, you are entitled to an exclusive member's rate.

To avail of this rate, please enter your membership number in the booking form page.

Navigate and understand the implications of U.S. Tax Reform

How are multinationals planning for tax reform and upcoming regulatory changes?
  • Incentives for IP Incubation (comparing tax rules in Europe vs U.S. incentives)
  • Interest limitation and implications for deductibility under 163J
    • Is there a future in debt pushdowns?
  • Supply chain
Impact of U.S. tax reform on transfer pricing – The industry view
  • International tax provisions most affecting transfer pricing
  • Rethinking existing structures
  •  Potential TP controversy arising from U.S. tax reform
  •  Risk mitigation strategies
Approaching tax controversy and audits under U.S. tax reform
  • Impact of U.S. tax reform on the audit climate
  • Where do uncertainties lie?
    • Anti-abuse provisions within new rules
  • Preparing for potential disputes with the IRS

Comparison and Differences between Key Cross-Border Rules in TCJA, UK Tax Law and OECD Guidelines
  • Diverted Profits Tax (UK) & Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (U.S.)
  • Controlled Foreign Corporation (UK) & Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (U.S.)
  • Patent Box (UK) & Foreign Derived Intangible Income (U.S.)
  • Comparison of hybrid rules in Europe/UK and the U.S.
  • Areas of contention with OECD guidelines
Implications arising from the U.S. Tax Reform for U.S. Non-Domiciled Individuals
  • Changing Investment Structures
    • Implications of the Corporate Tax Rate Drop
    • State Tax implications
    • Managing Reporting
    • Structuring Investments as Non-Corporate Flow-Through Entities
  • Trust and Estate Planning
International implications for cross-border business
  • Expected effects of limits on deduction of net operating losses and immediate expensing
  • Ramifications for IP tax planning
  • Amendments to CFC, FPHC and other anti-deferral provisions
  • Mitigating the impact: tax optimization of cross-border structures
  • Potential impact on holding company structures, financing structures and group supply chains

Associate Partner