The Federal Court of Australia, with the International Fiscal Association (IFA) Australian branch and the Melbourne Law School, is holding a seminar on 13 March 2018 addressing the judicial approach to deciding tax cases in an international context.

It will commence with an expert presentation from Dr Péter Darák, President of the Curia, the supreme judicial authority of Hungary, on deciding tax cases in the international and European tax context, in a civil law jurisdiction. A panel of experts will provide comments from an Australian perspective including on recent cases. Topics include different approaches to statutory and tax treaty interpretation in the new international tax era; tax incentives and state aid in Europe; and interpretation of specific and general anti-abuse rules.

The panel of experts include:

  • Justice Jennifer Davies, Federal Court of Australia
  • Jeremy Geale, Deputy Chief Tax Counsel, Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
  • Andrew Broadfoot, Barrister

Professor Miranda Stewart, TTPI fellow, will be chairing the panel discussion and facilitating questions from the floor.

The seminar will be held between 5pm to 6.30pm (AEST) in Melbourne (Court 8A) and live-streamed in Sydney (Court 8A), Canberra (Court 1), Hobart (Court 1), Perth (Court 2A), Brisbane (Court 1), Adelaide (Court 3) and Darwin (Court 9).

For RSVP, please contact Cindy Halliwell at [email protected].

Further information is available here.

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