Tax seminar on EU, OECD BEPS and Brexit (28 April 2017)

Mazars Hong Kong organised a round table tax seminar on the topic of "How the recent changes impact your overseas investment- EU, OECD BEPS and Brexit" on 28th April 2017.

Renata Ardous, Senior International Tax Manager and head of China Services Desk at Mazars UK and Erik Stroeve, International Tax Partner of Mazars Netherlands and Head of China Services Desk of Mazars were the guest speakers at this seminar. They talked about the investment structures for overseas investments and how the factors and recent changes like OECD BEPS, EU Changes and Brexit will influence this. During the session, Anthony Tam, Executive Director of Tax services at Mazars Hong Kong had also supplemented his knowledge on the tax system of Hong Kong and China.

During the two hours session, they had covered the following topics:


  • Transfer pricing
  • Private equity
  • Treaty abuse

EU Changes  

  • State aid cases  
  • Hybrids rule
  • Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD)
  • Public Country-By-Country Reporting (CBCR)


  • pre-Brexit
  • post-Brexit

Around 12 participants from different corporates attended the seminar. Apart from the pleasant presentations from our presenters, all the participants also had a very casual and free discussion at the roundtable seminar. It was a very inspiring and enlightening session.