EY - BEPS is broader than tax: Considerations for the treasury team

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BEPS is broader than tax: Considerations for the treasury team

'BEPS is broader than tax' webcast series, session 3 of 7

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The final reports on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan have been released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and endorsed by the G20. These reports on the 15 BEPS focus areas reflect recommendations for significant changes in international tax laws and treaties. Attention has now turned to the actions that are taken by countries in response to these recommendations.

The impact of these changes will be felt well beyond the tax department. EY will examine the impact of BEPS on key business functions in a program of seven Thought Center Webcasts.

The third webcast in the series will focus on the impact on the treasury function. During the webcast, a cross-functional panel of senior EY business advisory and tax professionals will discuss the impact that BEPS is expected to have on key treasury activities such as capital structuring, intra-group lending arrangements, cash pooling systems and risk management activities.

See the links below to view the prior "BEPS is broader than tax' webcasts, or register for the remaining webcasts in the series, which are detailed below:

Panelists

EY - Jerome Brun

Jerome Brun

Ernst & Young LLP (UK)

Jerome Brun is the Director of the Ernst & Young LLP Corporate Treasury Advisory Team in the UK. He has over 15 years of experience in transformation, operations and technology projects around the world. Jerome has been leading a number of projects with both Corporate and Financial Services clients on the topic of Treasury Technology and Transformation.

His experience ranges from function transformation to implementation. In Treasury function transformation, Jerome helps to design, re-shape and implement a Treasury function to unlock value or re-align with organizational strategy (performance or cost driven). Jerome assists clients with TMS selection and implementation through selecting the technology that best fits their needs and growth plans, as well as supporting clients to implement TMS and to adapt to changes across the journey. His experience in Treasury Operations performance helps Jerome assist clients to drive and deploy financial risk management programs (Forex, Interest Rate, liquidity and commodity).

Jerome has delivered more than 50 projects across the world, including: Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and North America.

EY - Rob Royall

Rob Royall

Ernst & Young LLP (US)

Rob Royall is the leader of the Derivatives and Financial Instruments team in the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice (FAAS) of Ernst & Young LLP based in New York.

He has 31 years’ experience, including fourteen as a primary derivatives accounting resource and three as a primary foreign currency accounting resource with the firm’s Professional Practice Group.

Rob monitors both FASB and IASB developments in the accounting for financial instruments and foreign currency. He has advised on derivatives accounting and foreign currency hedging for every leading audit client of the firm.

EY - Paul DeCrane

Paul DeCrane

Ernst & Young LLP (US)

Paul DeCrane is a principal Ernst & Young LLP, and a member of its Treasury Advisory practice. Paul provides market leading consulting advice to Treasurers, CFOs, CIOs, COOs and CROs, addressing current market issues related to organizational design, capital, funding, liquidity, investments, cash and foreign exchange, enterprise risk management, product profitability, and treasury risk & cash management technology.

Paul leverages over 20 year of consulting and industry experience, presenting thought leadership to the international community at conferences and through publications. Paul joined Ernst & Young LLP after spending 4 years at Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) as a Lead of QRM’s Global Insurance business, providing financial risk management technology and consulting services to the international insurance community.

Moderator

EY - David A. Golden

David A. Golden

Ernst & Young LLP (US)

David Golden is a principal in Ernst & Young LLP's National Office, based in Washington, D.C. He is also the Director of the Ernst & Young LLP Capital Markets Tax Practice. He focuses on the tax aspects of domestic and international treasury activities, financial products, transactions and structures.

He advises a wide variety of U.S. and foreign-based taxpayers that deal, hedge, trade and invest in equity and fixed income securities, derivatives, foreign currencies and commodities.

David also advises taxpayers on issuing debt and equity in the public and private markets, on the efficient use of intragroup capital, and on cash pooling, in-house banking, and centralized treasury and risk management systems. David is currently Co-chair of an ABA Tax Section subcommittee on foreign currency and financial instruments. He is also regularly named one of the top capital markets tax advisors in North America by the International Tax Review.