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European Direct Taxation Matters: Recent Developments

Policy Update; CJEU Case Law


This conference will enable tax practitioners to keep up-to-date with the most recent developments in legislation and jurisprudence in the field of direct taxation.

Key topics

  • Policy update from the European Commission
  • Update on the EU’s fight against tax avoidance
  • Direct tax nexus for digital business
  • Principal Purpose Test and Multilateral Instrument
  • DAC6 and legal privilege
  • Tax Certainty Agenda
  • Direct taxation and Brexit
  • Recent fiscal state aid case law
  • Recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the area of direct taxation


Who should attend?

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



Jeremy Cape, Tax and Public Policy Partner, Squire Patton Boggs, London

Daniel Garabedian, Advocate, Court of Cassation; Professor of Tax Law, Free University of Brussels

Prof Patricia Lampreave, Complutense University Madrid

Jacques Malherbe, Lawyer, Simont Braun, Brussels; Professor emeritus,  Catholic University of Louvain

Bart van Raaij, Policy Officer, Dir D1 Company Taxation Initiatives, European Commission, Brussels

Edoardo Traversa, Of Counsel, Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Brussels; Professor of Tax Law, Catholic University of Louvain

Paul Verhaeghe, Tax Lawyer, Lauwers & Seutin, Brussels

Hein Vermeulen, Tax Director, PwC, Amsterdam; Professor of Tax Law, University of Amsterdam


16 May 2019 @ 09:00 am

17 May 2019 @ 01:00 pm

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours


Square Brussels Meeting Centre

Mont des Arts

1000 Brussel


Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)