Friday, July 22, 2005

Leiden Alumni Program on 31 August 1 September 2005

As an Alumni of the International Tax Center in Leiden I am proud to present the following Program for 31 August and 1 September 2005. I promisse more details after the meeting.

Wednesday 31 August 2005
Special Alumni lecture by Raffaele Russo on the Attribution of profit to permanent establishments followed by a discussion panel, from 13.30-15.00 h. At 16.00 h, there will be an introductory meeting for the incoming LLM students (of the 2005-2006 class) at the International Tax Center Leiden. This meeting will last for about one and a half hour and will be followed by a informal reception.

Thursday 1 September 2005
At 13.00h the ITC hosts the alumni symposium organized by Pasquale Pistone on Selected Pending And Recent ECJ Cases:
13.00-13.10 Introduction Prof. Dr. Pasquale PISTONE
13.10-13.30 CFC legislation: the Cadbury Schweppes case (C-196/04)
Speaker: Linda FAVI, LL.M. 1999-2000
13.30-13.50 Imputation credit: the Manninen (C-319/02), Meilicke (C-292/04), Test Claimants Class IV (C-374/04) and Test Claimants F II (C-446/04) cases
Speaker: Angel JUAREZ, LL.M. 2002-2003
13.50-14.10 Tax treatment of cross-border losses: the Ritter (C-152/03), M&S (C-446/03) and Rewe (C-347/04) cases
Speaker: Massimiliano RUSSO, LL.M. 2003-2004
14.10-14.30 Withholding taxes: the Scorpio (C-290/04), Centro Equestre de Leziria Grande (C-345/04) and Commission vs. Belgium (C-433/04) cases
Speaker: Barbara PIZZONI, LL.M. 2001-2002
14.30-14.50 Most-favoured nation: the D (C-376/03), van Hilten (C-513/03) and Bujara (C-8/04) cases
Speaker: Juanita BEZZINA, LL.M. 2000-2001
14.50-15.00 Question time

At 16.00 h the 2004-2005 academic year of the Leiden LLM Program in International Taxation will be concluded and, simultaneously, the 2005-2006 academic year will be opened with the official Graduation Lecture to be given this year by David A. Ward, Q.C., one of the world’s leading authorities on tax treaty interpretation, who will speak on ‘The interpretation of income tax treaties with particular reference to the commentaries on the OECD model”. The lecture will take place at the Groot Auditorium of the Academy building (Rapenburg 73) and will begin at 16.15


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