The Serbian IFA branch – the Serbian Fiscal Society, in cooperation with the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law has had the privilege of hosting this year’s IFA Central and Eastern Europe tax conference which took place on the 27 and 28 September 2018.
The conference was opened by a seminar on the topic of "DTT Abuse, Particularly in Light of the Newly Introduced MLI Anti-Abuse Provisions" held by Prof. Dr. Robert Danon from the University of Lausanne, Chair of IFA’s Permanent Scientific Committee.
Over the two days of the conference more than 140 participants had the opportunity to hear inspiring presentations and stimulating debates from more than 20 speakers (tax law and public finances academic, tax consultants and lawyers, judges, representatives of tax authorities) from Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania and Serbia over four panels:
Co-chaired by: Prof. Dr. Dejan Popović, University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, Serbia and Doc. Dr. Svetislav V. Kostić, University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, Serbia
Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Radu Bufan, West Timisoara University, Timisoara, Romania
Chaired by: Dr. Rafaelle Petruzzi, Managing Director, Wirtschafts Universität Transfer Pricing Center, Vienna, Austria.
Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Danuše Nerudova, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic
The conference was closed by the promotion of the book published by Dr. Stjepan Gadžo from the University of Rijeka Faculty of Law (Croatia): "Nexus requirements for taxation of non-resident's business income: a normative evaluation in the context of the global", IBFD 2018
This book has been published as part of IBFD’s Doctoral Series and is based on the doctoral thesis of Dr. Stjepan Gadžo for which in 2017 he received the prestigious European Academic Tax Thesis Award which is jointly awarded by the European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP) and the European Commission.