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ETPF/IFS Conference: BEPS and Beyond

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This event is now full.  Please email events@ifs.org.uk to be placed on the waiting list

09:00 – 09:30      Registration & coffee 

09:30 – 09:40      Welcome:  Will Morris (Chair, ETPF and GE) 

09:40 – 10:30      Keynote: David Gauke MP (Financial Secretary to the Treasury) 

10:30 – 11:00      Policy paper - Does economic theory offer useful guidance on how to tax foreign source income?

Michael Devereux (Centre for Business Taxation, University of Oxford and Research Director, ETPF) 

11:00 – 11:30      Break 

11:30 – 13:00      Intangibles and R & D 

Research presentations 

Where do multinationals hold intangible assets, and why? 

Catie Magelssen (London Business School) 

Co-location of tangible and intangible assets 

Simon Loretz (Institute for Advance Studies, Vienna) 

Discussant: Helen Miller (Institute for Fiscal Studies) 

Policy paper 

How effective are tax incentives for research and development? 

Irem Guceri (Oxford University) 

13:00 – 14:00      Lunch  

14:00 - 14:30    Chair: Paul Johnson (Director, IFS)

How important is tax uncertainty for investment? A survey

Michael Devereux (Centre for Business Taxation, University of Oxford and Research Director, ETPF)

Discussant: Fergus Harradence (HM Treasury)

14:30 – 15:30 Panel discussion

BEPS and EU Tax Measures: Are we going in the same direction?

Philip Baker QC, Mike Williams (HM Treasury) and Tom Neale (European Commission)

15.30 - Close

 

This conference has been organised by the ETPF and by the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at IFS.