The global taxation of international businesses is in the midst of a monumental shift with great relevance and impact on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), leading to significant legislative reforms to the tax regime across the region.

We are delighted to invite you to the Baker McKenzie MENA Tax Forum in Dubai on Wednesday, 18 October 2023 – a full day of interactive discussions on tax updates across the MENA region and a special focus on the impact of global tax policy developments such as Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 (Global Minimum Tax).

Please click here to view the detailed conference agenda. This includes biographies of our Baker McKenzie tax experts from the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Egypt and our international team of Pillar 2 experts from the US and Europe, as well as external speakers who will be participating at the conference.

Registration will begin at 9:00 am, with the conference starting promptly at 9:30 am. The event will also provide ample opportunities for networking and informal conversations with our experts and your peers, including a closing drinks reception.

To register for the conference, please click on the button below and also save the date on your calendars. If you have any queries regarding the event, please do not hesitate to contact Jenny Medina.


Private Client Meetings

Our Baker McKenzie tax team will also be available for private one-on-one meetings on Tuesday, 17 October 2023, to discuss specific tax developments and issues that might be of particular relevance to your business. Please email to set up an appointment.


We look forward to seeing you in Dubai in October!


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Baker McKenzie MENA Tax Team

Reggie Mezu
Senior Counsel

Tina Hsieh

Ben Phillips
Senior Associate

Trusha Makan
Senior Associate

Folkert Mulder
Legal Director
Netherlands / UAE

Maha Abualfaraj
Senior Associate
Saudi Arabia

Noor El-Gohary

Baker McKenzie Global Tax Team

Mounia Benabdallah
New York

Marnin Michaels

External Speakers
Mohamed ElBaghdady
Habib Al Mulla & Partners
Senior Associate, UAE
Hazem Shawki
Managing Partner