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May 4th

WIN Panel – Global Mobility

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  • Individual tax residence
  • Corporate tax residence and the risk of permanent establishment
  • Other individual and corporate tax risks
  • Tax and social security treaty issues


Kim Maguire – Bennett Jones LLP (Canada)
Shannon Connaghan – GlaxoSmithKline (USA)
Herminia Díaz – Deloitte (Mexico)
Francisco Matus – Basham, Ringe y Correa (Secretary)

Panel II – Pillar One – Addressing the digital economy and the allocation (or relocation) of taxing rights

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    • OECD Multilateral Convention (MLC) and domestic legislation
    • USA – Political compromise and Model agreement with various European
    • Countries for removal of existing DST
    • Canada´s Digital Service Tax

Sean McNama – RSM Canada (Canada)
Philippe Penelle – Kroll (USA)
Carlos Pérez Gómez – KPMG (Mexico)
Jhoana Sagrero – PwC Mexico (Secretary)

Panel III – Pillar Two – Seeking to solve “remaining BEPS issues”

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  • OECD GloBE model rules
  • An “overhaul” of the international tax regime?
  • Country perspectives and implementation
  • Pillar Two and existing domestic legislation
  • Pillar Two and existing treaty provisions


Penelope Woolford – KPMG Canada (Canada)
Josh Odintz – Holland & Knight (USA)
Koen Van’t Hek – EY Mexico (Mexico)
Luis Salinas – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez (Secretary)

May 5th

YIN Panel – Ultimate Beneficial Ownership

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  • Country´s legal framework and comparative analysis
  • Concept of beneficial owners and ownership
  • Legal entities and other arrangements
  • Interaction of UBO and FATCA legislation
  • Exchange of information agreements


Marc André Gaudreau Duval – Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP (Canada)
Alfonso Dulcey – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. (USA)
Martha Ruelas – Morales y Casillas Abogados (Mexico)
Ana Elena Domínguez – Galicia Abogados (Secretary)

Panel IV – Transfer Pricing Cases and Changes in Domestic Legislation

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  • Changes in TP domestic legislation
  • Trends and conclusions in recent TP cases
  • Practical approach and recommendations for in-house TP teams


Amanda Heale – Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Canada)
Rodrigo Fernández – Economics Partners (USA)
Yoshio Uehara – Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía. (Mexico)
Bernardo Iberri – Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía. (Secretary)

Panel V – Practical Issues and Learning from Recent Tax Treaty Law Cases

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  • Recent tax treaty cases
  • Canada – Alta Energy case – Impact of domestic law GAAR in treaty-shopping situation
  • Mexico – Technical Services and Fictious PE cases
  • USA – GE financial investments, Adams Challenge and Toulouse cases
  • Country perspectives on tax treaty override and potential solutions


Patrick Marley – Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Canada)
Devon Bodoh – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (USA)
Gustavo Leal – Leal Benavides & Cía (Mexico)
José Rodolfo Pérez – Sánchez Devanny Eseverri (Secretary)


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