Ninth annual Latin America tax update CLE and CPE webinar: attracting or discouraging investors?

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20 SEP 2016
Webinar

Our panel of experienced international tax professionals reviewed the status of key tax policy issues across Latin America affecting the closing of your company's 2016 tax fiscal year and discussed additional reforms that will affect your company in 2017 and beyond. 

PANEL DISCUSSION: REGIONAL TAX TRENDS
  • Comparative review of tax operating costs in Latin America
  • Limited risk distributor and sales and marketing services operations as an option (current trends, challenges and cases)
  • Impact of BEPS in 2016 and what 2017 may bring
  • Developments concerning e-commerce 
  • Tax amnesties and why they are being granted (opportunities/consequences) 
MODERATOR
  • John Guarín, Latin America Tax Desk – DLA Piper, New York 
PANELISTS
  • Alex Jorge*, Partner, Tax – Campos Mello Advogados, São Paulo 
  • Felipe Ospina, Partner, Tax – DLA Piper MNA, Bogotá
  • Abelardo Acosta, Mexican Tax Desk – DLA Piper, San Diego
  • Antonio Macias Valdes, Principal Economist – DLA Piper, Miami 
COUNTRY UPDATES
John Guarín, Latin America Tax Desk
Argentina
  • 2016 tax reform and Law 27,260: an invitation for foreign investors 
Chile
  • Dividend distribution option scenarios from FY 2017
Peru
  • A PPK tax regime: what to expect over the next five years 
Brazil
Alex Jorge*, Partner, Tax – Campos Mello Advogados, São Paulo
  • Post-presidential impeachment: what tax changes to expect
  • FY2016 tax closing tips and checklist for 2017 
Colombia
Felipe Ospina, Partner, Tax – DLA Piper MNA, Bogotá
  • 2016 tax reform package: what to expect and how structural it may be
  • FY2016 tax closing tips and checklist for 2017 
Mexico
Abelardo Acosta, Mexican Tax Desk – DLA Piper, San Diego
  • Practical hurdles resulting from the 2014 tax reform
  • FY2016 tax closing tips and checklist for 2017 
Regional Transfer Pricing Compliance Considerations
Antonio Macias Valdes, Principal Economist – DLA Piper, Miami
  • Regulation and audit trends
  • Country-by-country reporting across Latin America 
Q&A SESSION
Moderator: Alison Maxwell, Partner, Tax – DLA Piper, Seattle

MCLE INFORMATION
California: This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.5 hours in the General category. DLA Piper certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed in the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. 

New York: This transitional and nontransitional continuing legal education program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement. 

New Jersey: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1.8 qualify as hours of credit toward the General category. 

CLE credit will be applied for in other states where DLA Piper has an office except in Minnesota, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. 

CPE INFORMATION
Earn: 1.5 CPE Credit
Cost: No charge
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: Overview
Field of Study: Tax
No prerequisites required
No advanced preparation required 

Program Level: Overview
Field of Study: Tax
No prerequisites required
No advanced preparation required 
For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, please contact Melody Burton, Professional Development Department at +1 312 984 5574. 

DLA Piper LLP (US) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual programs for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Please contact Venus Figueroa

*Alex Jorge is a partner in the Tax practice of Campos Mello Advogados, an independent law firm, and is based in São Paulo and New York.