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PAC chair Meg Hillier joins CFO Agenda panel on tax avoidance

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FINANCIAL DIRECTOR is delighted to announce that Meg Hillier, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, will speak on tax avoidance at the CFO Agenda.

Hillier, who chairs the influential cross-party committee, joins Jolyon Maugham QC and Stephen Herring, the Institute of Directors’ head of taxation, to discuss the latest attitudes to tax planning, the impact of greater international harmonisation of tax rules and increased reporting of taxation policy by corporates.

The CFO Agenda takes place on 28 June at the Waldorf Hilton, London and includes keynote addresses by Alistair Darling and Sir Clive Woodward.

Other speakers include

Mark Evans, Chief Financial Officer, 02 UK
Talita Ferraira, Chief Financial Officer, BMW UK Ltd
Ian Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Clydesdale Bank
George Buckley, UK Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank
David Tilston, Former Chief Financial Officer, Innovia

For the 2016 edition, we’ll be taking on the theme of “Culture. Strategy. Change”, where we’ll be bringing CFOs and finance directors up to speed on the emerging finance trajectory for the next 12 months, including:

  • New industry opportunities and risks
  • Guidance on implementing new business strategies at a high level and in an exclusive environment
  • What the Brexit referendum means for you and your business
  • The CFO’s pivotal role in corporate and management culture
  • Mitigating tax versus reputation – Do companies have a duty to avoid tax?

Topics range from maximising the use of data, to reconfiguring how we think about risk management. The programme will also focus on how a company can maintain fluid but robust governance processes, as well as exploring the importance of the sustainability promise.

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