Various Issues of Crypto Asset Taxation - 22 October 2020

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STEP Mid Atlantic
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Panelists: 

  • Ben Fryer, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, London, UK
  • Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Partner, Tiberghien, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Anders Oreby Hansen, Partner, Lundgrens, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nils Harbeke, Partner, Pestalozzi, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Saam Nainifard, Associate, Aird & Berlis, Toronto, Canada

Moderators:

  • Niklas Schmidt, Partner, WOLF THEISS, Vienna, Austria
  • Lisa Zarlenga, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington DC, USA

Program Description:

The Webinar will focus on various difficult issues that arise in the context of crypto assets and how different jurisdictions deal with these issues

Presenters:

  • Ben Fryer is a partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s tax practice group. Ben is an experienced tax adviser with a broad practice. He advises on a wide range of domestic and cross-border matters and transactions,
  • Gerd D. Goyvaerts is a partner at Tiberghien. His practice covers professional and private estate taxation of the Belgian entrepreneur and high net-worth individual, international corporate and private tax planning, death duties and estate planning and tax inspired migration from and into Belgium.
  • Anders Oreby Hansen has more than twenty-five years of experience and has primarily represented US, EU, Scandinavian and other multinational groups and high net-worth individuals investing in or conducting business in Denmark. His experience also covers partner-owned and family businesses.
  • Nils Harbeke is the head of Pestalozzi’s tax practice group in Switzerland. He has a particular strength in cross-border tax work and tax work for international clients, both inbound and outbound. Prior to becoming a partner with Pestalozzi, Nils led a team of tax advisors at PwC.
  • Saam Nainifard is an associate in the tax group at Aird & Berlis in Canada. He advises on all aspects of income taxation, with a particular focus on corporate taxation and reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions and international tax matters. He is also a member of the blockchain group at his firm.
  • Niklas Schmidt is a tax partner with Wolf Theiss in Austria. He has been admitted in Austria both as a lawyer and as a tax adviser. He is frequently engaged as a speaker at law conferences and has top rankings in international directories. Currently, he is a chair of the Private Client Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Lisa Zarlenga is a tax partner at Steptoe & Johnson in the US, where her practice focuses on corporate transactional and planning matters as well as tax policy issues. Lisa also advises clients on certain specialized tax issues, such as blockchain and digital currency.

Webinar Platform provided by Bakertilly:

BakerTilly
Cost group
Schedule
12:00 to 13:30 (EST) – Presentation
Contact
Robert Hottle
robert.hottle@bakertilly.com
Add to Calendar 2020-10-22 00:00:00 2020-10-22 00:00:00 Various Issues of Crypto Asset Taxation - 22 October 2020 Panelists:  Ben Fryer, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, London, UK Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Partner, Tiberghien, Antwerp, Belgium Anders Oreby Hansen, Partner, Lundgrens, Copenhagen, Denmark Nils Harbeke, Partner, Pestalozzi, Zurich, Switzerland Saam Nainifard, Associate, Aird & Berlis, Toronto, Canada Moderators: Niklas Schmidt, Partner, WOLF THEISS, Vienna, Austria Lisa Zarlenga, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Washington DC, USA Program Description: The Webinar will focus on various difficult issues that arise in the context of crypto assets and how different jurisdictions deal with these issuesPresenters: Ben Fryer is a partner in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s tax practice group. Ben is an experienced tax adviser with a broad practice. He advises on a wide range of domestic and cross-border matters and transactions, Gerd D. Goyvaerts is a partner at Tiberghien. His practice covers professional and private estate taxation of the Belgian entrepreneur and high net-worth individual, international corporate and private tax planning, death duties and estate planning and tax inspired migration from and into Belgium. Anders Oreby Hansen has more than twenty-five years of experience and has primarily represented US, EU, Scandinavian and other multinational groups and high net-worth individuals investing in or conducting business in Denmark. His experience also covers partner-owned and family businesses. Nils Harbeke is the head of Pestalozzi’s tax practice group in Switzerland. He has a particular strength in cross-border tax work and tax work for international clients, both inbound and outbound. Prior to becoming a partner with Pestalozzi, Nils led a team of tax advisors at PwC. Saam Nainifard is an associate in the tax group at Aird & Berlis in Canada. He advises on all aspects of income taxation, with a particular focus on corporate taxation and reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions and international tax matters. He is also a member of the blockchain group at his firm. Niklas Schmidt is a tax partner with Wolf Theiss in Austria. He has been admitted in Austria both as a lawyer and as a tax adviser. He is frequently engaged as a speaker at law conferences and has top rankings in international directories. Currently, he is a chair of the Private Client Tax Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Lisa Zarlenga is a tax partner at Steptoe & Johnson in the US, where her practice focuses on corporate transactional and planning matters as well as tax policy issues. Lisa also advises clients on certain specialized tax issues, such as blockchain and digital currency. Webinar Platform provided by Bakertilly: STEP Mid Atlantic STEP Mid Atlantic Europe/London public