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09:00 – 10:00Registration & Networking
10:00 – 10:05Welcome Note
10:05 – 10:25

Keynote VIP Presentation: Exploring the Corporate Tax Landscape and its implications.

Reserved: Mr John Peterson, Head of Unit at the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration

10:25 – 10:45

Keynote Presentation: Diving into Corporate Tax: Addressing the greater opportunities

Reserved: Mr Hany ElNaggar – Group Head of Direct & International Tax

10:45 – 11:30

Interactive Panel Discussion: Best practices to implement an effective & robust 0Corporate Tax system for your business.

  • Understanding the impact
  • Preparing to comply
  • Guidelines to overcome challenges


  • Mr Hany ElNaggar -Group Head of Direct & International Tax
  • Mr Basel Abughazaleh – Regional Business Tax Leader MENAT, HSBC
  • Ms Seema Sharma – Group Head of Tax, Network International
  • Mr Nauman Asif Mian – Chief Financial Officer, Inc
  • Mr. Faisal Ahmed – Managing Partner & CEO, AKW Consultants – Moderator
11:30 – 11:50

Presentation: “UAE Corporate Tax: Administration Considerations”

Reserved: Mr Sam Maycock – Director Global Compliance & Reporting,EY

11:50 – 12:10

Presentation: A close look at pillar one.

Reserved: Mr Ahmad Kamal – Head of Tax, Swvl

12:10 – 12:40

Coffee & Networking

12:45 – 13:05

Presentation: Transfer Pricing Compliance: How to leverage on comparable data, information, and solutions to mitigate on transfer pricing risk within corporate groups.

Reserved: Mr David Tim Niorge, Assistant Director – Tax and Transfer Pricing Solutions, Moody’s Analytics

13:05 – 13:30

Presentation: Overview and Fundamentals of Transfer Pricing.

Reserved: Mr Manoj Agarwal – DGM Tax & Compliance, Dabur International Business

13:45 – 14:05

Presentation: The Impact of dual tax residency under ‘Effective Management and Control’ concept.

Reserved: Mr. Aunali Merchant, Associate Director, Corporate and International Tax, MMJS Consulting

Mr. Anas Salhieh – Partner, KSA, MMJS Consulting

14:05 – 14:25

Presentation: Addressing the 3 C’s of Corporate Tax regime: Concerns , Challenges and Cost.

Reserved: Mr. David Malan, Regional Sales Director, DocuWare

14:25 – 15:05

Interactive Panel Discussion: How will Corporate Tax affect Transfer Pricing?

  • Impact on domestic & cross border transactions
  • Strategies to comply Panellists:
  • Mr Francisco Sousa Soares – Vice President Tax, Taqa Group
  • Mr Manish Arora – Regional Tax Manager, Schneider Electric
  • Mr Faizan Dar – Tax Specialist, Leading FMCG Company
  • Ms Aparna Lakshminarasimhan – Head of Group Transfer Pricing, GFG Alliance
  • Mr Zeeshan Humayun – Director- Transfer Pricing, pwc, Moderator
15:05 – 15:25

Presentation: Good Practice in Corporate Tax Administration: Sharing HMRC Experience.

Reserved: Mr Jon Sherman – Director, Business, Assets and International, HM Revenue and Customs

15:25 – 16:05

Interactive Panel Discussion: Corporate Tax in the UAE: Addressing the Opportunities & Outcomes.


  • Mr Laurent Bertin – Tax Manager, Aerospace industry world leader
  • Mr Harshit Pandit – Chartered Accountant
  • Mr Mark Hemmings – Vice-President of Tax and Treasury, Kent
  • Mr Ahmed Barakat – Global Head of Tax, TGT Diagnostics
  • Mr Nathan Patterson – Tax Advisor, Sanctuary – Moderator
16:15 Closing & Luncheon