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Annual Conference on European VAT Law 2018

Policy Update; Case law of the CJEU


This conference will enable legal practitioners specialising in VAT to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation and jurisprudence in the field.

Key topics

  • Policy update from the European Commission 
  • The new definitive EU VAT system: strengths and weaknesses
  • Electronic commerce and VAT
  • EU VAT law in the world
  • Cross-border administrative cooperation
  • Tax treatment of Bitcoin
  • Brexit and a possible ‘no-deal’ scenario
  • Place-of-supply rules on  services connected with events and immovable property
  • Recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the area of VAT

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, tax advisors, national civil servants, judges and prosecutors.



Christian Amand, Tax Lawyer, Xirius, Brussels; former Chairman of the VAT and Indirect Taxation Group of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE)

Laura Filip, VAT Manager, Flextronics Romania, Timisoara

Mariken van Hilten, Judge at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, Professor of Indirect Taxes, University of Amsterdam

Marie Lamensch, Professor of International and European Tax Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Ine Lejeune, Advocaat/Avocat, Partner, Tax Policy, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Law Square, Brussels

Alma Olofsdottir, National Eurofisc Liasion official and International coordinator Cross border VAT fraud, Swedish Tax Agency, Stockholm

Marta Papis-Almansa, Senior Lecturer, Lund University

Michael Patchett-Joyce, Barrister, Arbitrator and Mediator, Ely Place Chambers, London

Max Schofield, Barrister, 3PB Barristers, London

Maria Elena Scoppio, Head of Unit, Value Added Tax, DG TAXUD, European Commission, Brussels


22 Nov 2018 @ 09:00 am

23 Nov 2018 @ 01:00 pm

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours


ERA Congress Centre

Metzer Allee 5



Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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