Morning lectures

Antwerp Tax Academy organizes three morning lectures on 23 and 30 November and on 7 December.

These lectures take place from 9h00-11h00 at the City campus of the University of Antwerp - auditoria B.003 (23/11) and C.002 (30/11 and 7/12).

Tax incentives for intellectual property

Wednesday, November 23, 9h00-11h00.

Introduction: Prof. dr. Anne Van de Vijver, University of Antwerp

Speaker: Brent Springael, Tax Partner Bird & Bird

Belgian Parliament has abolished the old patent box regime. What will the new regime look like? How does Belgium compare to other countries? What room do OECD and EU initiatives leave for tax incentives for intellectual property?

Mandatory transfer pricing reporting requirements

Wednesday, November 30, 9h00-11h00.

Introduction: Prof. dr. Anne Van de Vijver, University of Antwerp

Speakers: Kris Smits, Director PwC and Stefaan De Baets, Senior Counsel PwC

Belgium has introduced mandatory transfer pricing reporting requirements as from financial year starting 1 January 2016. How does this legislation impact Belgian companies? How does Belgium compare with OECD guidance under BEPS Action 13 and with the implementation in other countries?

Domestic anti-abuse rules and treaty override

Wednesday, December 7, 9h00-11h00.

Introduction: Prof. dr. Anne Van de Vijver, University of Antwerp

Speakers: Prof. dr. Daniel Smit, Tilburg University, Director EY Netherlands and Koen Morbée, Partner Tiberghien

In recent years countries have introduced many domestic anti-abuse rules to mitigate tax avoidance. Also in Belgium the general anti-abuse rule has been strengthened. How does this provision compare with Dutch anti-avoidance rules and principles? Do domestic anti-abuse rules and principles prevail over treaties?

Price: 70 EUR for three lectures, 25 EUR for one lecture. Free entry for students.

Certificate of attendance awarded by IGO.

You can register via this link