Our EMEA VAT Group is bringing together considerable local knowledge and on-the-ground experience in a series of webinars that feature the latest VAT developments and trends, as well as the most interesting discussions on sectorial issues.

All webinars will begin at 16.00 GMT (London) on each of the dates listed below and are scheduled to run for approximately 60 minutes. Our panel of speakers will provide a practical overview of each of the topics listed below, using examples of recent case studies. Our panel of speakers and moderators will comprise leading international VAT experts from various EMEA locations.

Our complimentary webinar series is aimed at legal and tax professionals who wish to learn more about indirect tax.

Webinar Dates and Topics

Recent Webinars

VAT and Transfer Pricing: Insight into their interaction in complex transactions
Thursday 12 May 2016

Transfer pricing planning and compliance have a clear interaction with Customs and VAT, especially in post-transaction adjustments. Transfer Pricing adjustments give rise to significant and complex VAT questions, not only concerning the VAT treatment of intercompany transactions but also the characterization of such TP adjustments from a VAT perspective, which can prove particularly complex. In this webinar, we covered:

  • Transfer Pricing and VAT. How do they interact?
  • VAT rules for transactions between related entities and status in Europe – another complexity.
  • Local approaches to consider.
  • Special cases: TP adjustments with complex VAT consequences

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CJEU VAT Cases: How recent cases have changed the VAT landscape
Thursday 21 January 2016

Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rulings are binding on all EU Member States and have a critical impact on how VAT rules are applied throughout Europe. We will review some of the significant recent and pending cases that will be of interest to those with responsibility for VAT in the EU. In this webinar, we:

  • Provide our insight into the cases and, where possible, highlight opportunities and risks that may arise.
  • Explain how different jurisdictions have interpreted the rulings from the CJEU.
  • Highlight some practical steps that should be considered in light of the cases.

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Supply Chain Structures: VAT management in the EU
Thursday 12 November 2015

The economic environment has led companies to change their business models and with that, their supply flows. At the same time, new decisions from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the VAT treatment of supply chain structures could impact any business model involving flows of goods within the European Union. In this webinar, we covered:

  • The CJEU decisions relevant to the VAT treatment of EU supply chain structures.
  • How to determine the EU supply within a supply chain.
  • Domestic regulations and approaches to be aware of when managing supply chain structures.




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