Events 26 April 2017

Time for new tax governance for banks and the financial industry

General Information

Event date :

26 April 2017

Event location :

EY Luxembourg - 35E, Avenue John F Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg

Time :

09:45 - 13:00

Organizer :

EY Luxembourg

Organizer email :

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Guiding you through the key upcoming tax challenges for Luxembourg financial institutions

Over the last few months, significant tax changes have impacted the financial industry both within the corporate and the operational tax scene.
This goes along with increased reporting needs and transparency in the field of taxation and beyond. In parallel, banking business transformations connected either to Brexit, or to other evolutions open new tax dimensions for financial institutions.
Appropriate tax governance is increasingly critical as handling banks face exposure to increased liability with respect to taxation of their institution and in relation to the duty to properly address their clients’ tax position. Time for a recap and roadmap!
Our banking and financial industry tax experts together with a panel of additional EY industry experts will address current key corporate tax challenges and messages for banks’ executives, compliance officers, internal tax and back office functions including:

  •  Practical implementation aspects of the recent 2017 tax reform and what next
  •  A selection of key BEPs tax implications for the Luxembourg banking industry
  •  New corporate reporting requirements and tax documentation to organize in Luxembourg financial institutions
  •  The new AML tax dimension and its operational aspects
  •  Latest developments and timeline on the operational tax scene (QI,QDD, Fatca, CRS)
  •  Customer tax reporting and impact of hidden tax risks when running the Bank operations
  •  Banking VAT trends for the financial institutions and their board members
  •  Key tax features of banking business conversions and banking hubs


  • 09:45: Welcome and registration
  • 10:15: Introduction by Elmar Schwickerath
  • 10:20: Key tax evolutions recap briefing for the financial industry
    • Current banking tax trends and corporate tax evolutions
      Jacques Linon and Anabela Lourenço Marques
    • Investors’ taxation and tax reclaims
      Manuela Abreu
    • Operational tax scene -  latest developments and risk control
      Patrice Fritsch and Christian Daws
    • Panel on financial industry - tax challenges and business and operation impacts
      Jacques Linon, Olivier Lambert, Bernard Lhoest, Christophe Wintgens
  • 12:20: Q&A followed by a networking drink and walking lunch


Should you wish to participate, please get in touch with your EY contact or send an email to before Friday, 21 April 2017.

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