Dates: May 2021
Location: Hosted Online
The Steering Committee welcomes up to 44 senior tax directors and leading lawyers personally selected from renowned regional and national firms and corporations around the world. With increased transparency and information sharing amongst tax authorities, as well as use of aggressive techniques like criminal investigations and digital taxation on the rise, the Forum provides an opportunity to keep abreast of developments in key jurisdictions around the world.
Using candid, seminar-style discussion, the group shares experiences and engages in meaningful dialogue on the most pressing issues they face.
This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.
Head – International Tax, Nishith Desai Associates
Rajesh Simhan heads the international tax practice at the research-based international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates. He has graduated from the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He has also done his LL.M in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
Rajesh primarily advises clients on complex cross-border tax and corporate structuring transactions. He also has extensive tax litigation experience and has advised/represented clients at various levels, including the High Court and Supreme Court of India. He has also acted and advised on several cross-border mergers and acquisitions and has significant experience on private equity investments. Prior to joining Nishith Desai Associates, he has also extensive experience working with a Big 4 accounting firm. He is often quoted in leading international publications and is also a regular speaker at various conferences, both in India and abroad.
Shona graduated from the University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish. She has a background in medical, insurance and financial administration. In her spare time, Shona loves to travel and enjoys planning trips all around the world.
Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is the premiere gathering for preeminent leaders who resolve corporate tax disputes for multinational organizations.
"Great platform to exchange ideas among a small group of accomplished experts from around the world amidst idyllic surroundings."Himanshu Simha Partner Trilegal India
"A fantastic opportunity for an open and straight-forward exchange with peers from all over the globe."Robert Desax Attorney at Law, Certified Tax Expert Walder Wyss Ltd. Switzerland
"The Forum is an interactive exchange of views between highly qualified lawyers. Having the chance to listen to their views greatly helped me update and see what road is ahead in international tax."Miguel Teixeira de Abreu Founding Partner Abreu Advogados Portugal