General Tax Update for the Corporate Sector

  • Event: General Tax Update for the Corporate Sector
  • Date: 27/11/2018
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Venue: The Inn at Dromoland Hotel, Newmarket on Fergus, Clare,


Are you in tax or finance in the Corporate Sector in the Shannon Region?

Join us for this unique event in the Shannon Region specifically designed for the Corporate Sector with a focus on Foreign Direct Investment. The technical seminar aims to keep you and your team up-to-date on topical tax, customs and trade issues. At this evening event with leading experts Colm Browne and John O’Loughlin of PwC, you will:

  • Hear the Budget 2019 and Finance Bill 2018 measures relevant to your industry
  • Find out the topical Corporation Tax, VAT and Transfer pricing issues affecting your business
  • Learn practical tips to ensure you are taxing assignees correctly for PAYE modernisation in 2019
  • Gain insights on customs and global trade:
    • What is the current status of negotiations and agreements?
    • How will your supply chain be impacted?
    • What should you be doing to help prepare your business for BREXIT?


Price: €135 ; CPD: 3 hours 

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Colm Browne is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a Chartered Accountant. He is Tax Director at PwC in Limerick and is a Council member of the Irish Tax Institute and Chair of the South West Branch of the Irish Tax Institute which meets regularly with Revenue at local and regional level.

Gavan Ryle is a Partner in the Tax & Legal Services practice of PwC and specialises in Transfer Pricing. He leads a team of 35 who advise multinational companies on Transfer Pricing planning and focuses on structuring their international related party transactions efficiently. Gavan works with a wide range of Irish headquartered multinationals across a number of industries to assess and implement intercompany business models.  He also assists foreign multinationals to set, document and defend transfer pricing policies for the transactions involving their Irish operations, with a particular focus in recent times on intellectual property, substance and control of business risks. Gavan is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a member of the Irish Tax Institute.

John O’Loughlin is a Partner in PwC Dublin where he leads the Global Trade and Customs practice. With more than seventeen years’ experience in providing customs and trade advice, John has a wide knowledge of the practical application of customs and trade from his period working in industry. He holds a Degree in Business Studies and is Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). John provides support to his clients on areas associated with Global Trade and Customs in industries such as retail, pharma, aerospace and defence, software, technology, telecommunications, semi-conductor, high-tech manufacturing and media. John is a member of various industry bodies including the AmCham Export Roundtable, IBEC Trade Council and Customs Consultative Committee.


16.45 – 17.00     Registration

17.00 – 17.05     Opening Remarks

17.05 – 18.15     Part 1 – General Tax Update from a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Perspective

18.15 – 18.30     Tea/Coffee Break

18.30 – 19.00     Part 2 – General Tax Update 

19.00 – 19.40     Part 3 – Customs and Trade, Brexit, Supply chain considerations

19.40 – 20.00     Panel Discussion and Q&A 

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