2013 KPMG Asia Pacific Tax Summit 

23-26 April 2013
Shanghai, China

2013 Asia Pacific Tax Summit

Asia Pacific continues to be a dynamic region undergoing major political and economic change in many key economies. As economic power shifts to the East, this dynamic landscape heralds the rise of new Asia.

One of the top global forums of its kind, the 2013 KPMG Asia Pacific Tax Summit presents a platform for you to explore the challenges and opportunities of regional tax developments with several of the world’s foremost business, government and tax leaders.

This year, you’ll gain deep insights from prominent leaders on the front lines of change:

  • Michael J. Andrew, KPMG International’s Global Chairman, whose extensive experience heading KPMG in Asia Pacific and Australia, and current role leading a global firm from his base in Hong Kong keeps him well attuned to developments in the Asia Pacific region and worldwide
  • Professor Lawrence Lau, Chairman of CIC International (Hong Kong) Co. Limited and Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong , an internationally renowned specialist in East Asian economies and authority on the internationalization of the Chinese RMB
  • Jing Ulrich, Managing Director & Chairman of Global Markets, China for J.P. Morgan, who ranked as one of 2012’s top 25 most powerful businesswomen in China and is acknowledged as the “unofficial voice of China”
  • Dr. Robert Yap, Chairman and CEO of the YCH Group
  • Nancy Chassman, Global Head of Tax Controversy – AIG
  • Colin Garwood, Head of Group Tax, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC

Some of the world’s most influential tax policy-makers, including:

  • Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration – OECD
  • Dr. Tizhong Liao, Deputy Director General of the International Tax Department of the State Administration of Taxation, China
  • Fu Shu Lin, Division Chief of Non-Resident Tax Administration, International Tax Department, State Administration of Taxation, China
  • Manal Corwin, until recently, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy (International) – United
    States Treasury and KPMG US International Tax Partner from June 2013

Engage in insightful, interactive sessions that highlight an array of macro strategic issues. Explore game-changing topics like the latest in tax policy developments and emerging thinking, ASEAN’s future as an economic powerhouse, navigating global green taxes, and evolving attitudes toward tax morality. Network and discuss specific issues with your peers in leading international corporations and with KPMG tax professionals from our member firms worldwide.

And dig deeper into critical technical issues through Break-out sessions that delve into cross-border tax issues involving supply chain management, evolving treaty network and transfer pricing; specialized technical areas involving global compliance management, regulation of the financial services sector, R&D incentives and indirect tax reforms; and the latest developments in China, India, Europe and Latin America.

Zero in on the issues that matter most to businesses seeking to
“Win in new Asia”.

On behalf of our KPMG colleagues, we look forward to welcoming you to Shanghai, China, from 23-26 April 2013.

Warrick Cleine

KPMG's Asia Pacific Regional Head of Tax, and CEO for KPMG in Vietnam and Cambodia

Khoon Ming Ho

Head of Tax for KPMG in China & Hong Kong SAR

2013 KPMG Asia Pacific Tax Summit
23-26 April 2013
Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai, China (Weihai Road)

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Registration information

2013 KPMG Asia Pacific Tax Summit, Shanghai - Registration

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