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PKF International Event News • 2021-09-17

Global Indirect Tax Update - Session 1

Date: 6th October 2021

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The Global Indirect Tax Update virtual session will provide an update on the key indirect tax developments affecting businesses trading internationally. 

It will also cover a number of e-commerce changes that came in the EU and other jurisdictions in 2021, some recent events affecting the interrelationship between a direct tax PE and a fixed establishment for VAT purposes. The session will also explore updates relating to goods and services tax and sales tax issues around the globe. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Awareness of the Indirect Tax developments affecting businesses trading internationally 
  • Awareness of the e-commerce landscape in the EU and other jurisdictions further to changes implemented in 2021 
  • Awareness of latest trends and developments around VAT fixed establishment

Speaker Bios

Luigi Lungarella – Director – Indirect Tax (PKF Littlejohn – London (UK)) 

Luigi has over 20 years' experience of indirect taxation, having previously worked as an indirect tax consultant for two Big 4 firms and a privately-owned group specialising in property investment and fund management, principal investments and financial services.  Luigi chairs the Indirect Taxes pillar within the PKF network, is a member of the PKF International Tax Committee and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) indirect tax committee. 

Gennadii Timonichev – Head of Tax Planning Practice (MEF PKF – Moscow (RU)

Gennadii has extensive experience in the indirect tax area gained during his career in leading international and Russian law firms, Big4 company and one of the leading Russian tax firms MEF PKF.  

Recognized by Best Lawyers in Russian tax law and trade law. Recommended by International Tax Review in tax dispute resolution in Russia. Member of Russian branch of International Fiscal Association. 

Irfaan Abdool Wabh 

Irfaan has almost ten years’ experience working in VAT across multiple territories. This includes six years in the UK and shorter stints in South Africa, the Middle East. Irfaan’s focus is on advising clients on the post-Brexit VAT implications of supplies of goods and services and he has a wider role in working with international associate firms on worldwide indirect tax issues. 

Ralf Ruedenburg – Partner (PKF O'Connor Davies – New York (US)

Ralf Ruedenburg is a Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with more than 20 years of professional experience having practiced in both the U.S. and Germany.

His specialized practice areas are international taxation and sales and local tax in the U.S. From 2001 to 2015, Ralf worked with a “Big 4” international accounting firm in Germany and in the U.S. Ralf is a native German-speaker and is fluent in English,

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