WTS Global holds Tax Directors Meeting on 9 – 10 October 2019 in Lisbon. Being the representative of the network in Russia ALTHAUS Group sends two delegates to the event – Managing Partner Rostislav Shatenok and Partner, Corporate Tax, Igor Smirnov.

The conference is designed to bring together an exclusive circle of approximately 80 Tax Executives from Multinational Companies (MNCs) within an informal framework encouraging the exchange of experiences and tax thought leadership.


Mr. Paulo Portas, Former Vice Prime Minister and Former Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Portugal, will give a keynote on “The impact of current trade war on Europe and rest of the world”. Further speakers include corporate executives from Ahold Delhaize, Lexmark, Maersk, Siemens, Veolia.


Day 1 will cover the following topics:

In search of purpose and substance – Current struggles of tax practitioners

BEPS 2.0 and VAT challenges of data-driven business models

How companies deal with DAC6 compliance in day-to-day business 


Day 2 will give the opportunity to spend the morning privately in 1:1 meetings with senior tax partners from over 60 countries discussing your company specific tax challenges. In the afternoon high-caliber tax teams from Africa, Asia and Latin America will have a short panel discussion with a parallel roundtable. The conference will be closed with a cocktail and dinner reception.


Please find the program and further information on web-based event page wts.com/TDM