Heather Self, listed in the Global Tax 50, to speak at the 2017 International Taxation Conference in Jersey

Heather Self, listed in the Global Tax 50, to speak at the 2017 International Taxation Conference in Jersey : Wednesday 8 February

Heather Self, rated one of the top 50 tax experts in the world, will speak at Jersey International Business School’s International Taxation Conference on 08 February, along with other leading experts in the world of international taxation.

Heather is listed in the ‘Global Tax 50’ as one of the world’s foremost tax experts. She is also the founder of Women in Tax and Tax Partner at Pinsent Masons.

With more than 30 years' experience in international tax, Heather became fed up of attending tax events will all-male panels and subsequently founded Women in Tax. Women in Tax is a new network for women working in tax – in the profession, in-house, HMRC or anywhere else. 

The International Taxation Conference will examine key challenges facing financial services professionals both today and in the future, covering fascinating areas such as the implications of the changes in the UK Non-Dom regime, global corporate tax issues following Apple, and the future likely path of tax policy.

Designed for those with an interest in tax affairs and personal and corporate tax planning, the event will be of particular interest to those working in financial crime prevention, given the focus on tax evasion and tax avoidance.

Liesl Fichardt, partner and head of tax disputes at Clifford Chance, will analyse case studies in international tax disputes. Liesl leads Clifford Chance’s Tax Investigations and Disputes practice. She is one of the leading experts in complex tax investigations, large tax enquiries as well as negotiations with tax authorities. She has considerable court and tribunal experience which includes conducting cases in the Tax Tribunal, the courts of appeal and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

The programme also includes:

Justin Woodhouse, Head of Tax at PwC CI LLP
John Riva, Head of Tax at KPMG Islands Group
Colin Powell, CBE, Adviser – International affairs to the Chief Minister’s Department, Government of Jersey
Wendy Martin, Head of Tax, Channel Islands, Ernst & Young
Tony Zagara, Policy Advisor, Trusts and Inheritance Tax at HMRC
Craig Mason, Policy Advisor, Assets and Residence at HMRC
Kathryn Wintle, Offshore Tax Senior Manager at Deloitte

  • Alex Wild, research director at The TaxPayers’ Alliance

The International Taxation Conference is taking place on Wednesday 08 February at the Hotel de France. Delegate places cost £425 and attendance provides 7 hours of CPD. For further information and to book, visit www.jerseytaxconference.com

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