What finance professionals should know when setting up outside of their home markets

15 June 2016
 -  On demand

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What is the event?

Join ACCA and TMF Group for a free, live and interactive 60-minute ACCA and TMF Group experts will take a look at the challenges of entering a new market, the regulatory issues involved and solutions that can simplify the expansion. Johannes Laxafoss, global head of VAT at TMF Group will cover the ‘hot topic’ of the European Commission’s Action Plan on VAT that sets out immediate and urgent actions to tackle the VAT gap and adapt the VAT system to the digital economy.

This webinar can count towards ACCA verifiable CPD requirement.

Speakers: 

  • Juraj Gerzeni - Head of EMEA at TMF Group - covered the major challenges for companies trying to establish in new countries. He will focus on regulatory challenges and international compliance that, if underestimated, can result in local non-compliance and high penalties.
  • Jamie Lyon - FCCA, ACCA’s Head of Corporate Sector - covered the evolution of the finance function ‘footprint’ as companies have extended their operations beyond their own borders. He will focus in particular on shared services and the principles of good change management, along with the common challenges finance leaders face in this area.
  • Johannes Laxafoss - Global Head of VAT at TMF Group - covered the ‘hot topic’ of the European Commission’s Action Plan on VAT towards a single EU VAT area. The VAT Action Plan sets out immediate and urgent actions to tackle the VAT gap, adapt the VAT system to the digital economy, and provide clear orientation towards a robust single European VAT area proposes options for a modernised policy on EU rules governing VAT rates. He will help decipher what the proposed changes in the VAT Action Plan will have for businesses in the future.

Who attended?

  • CEOs
  • Managing Directors
  • CFOs
  • Finance Directors