Taxing Banks Fairly Workshop

Room G05 University House
Social Sciences
Wednesday 27th March 2013 (09:30-16:30)
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Taxing the banks workshop
09:30- 10:00  Coffee with croissants and Registration 
10:00 – 13:00  Presentations (with 15 minute coffee break around 11:30)

1) Adam Peacock (
Associate, Corporate Tax Department, Baker & Mckenzie
“The implications of removing the financial services exemption from Value Added Tax?”

2)  Ian Young (
Tax Policy Manager, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
“How should banks be taxed in the UK?”

3)  Arthur Kerrigan (
Head of Sector – VAT International Financial European Commission.
“Exemption of Financial Services in the EU VAT system – what are  the options for    change?

4)  Michael Keen (IMF, International Monetary Fund) (to be confirmed)
“The Financial Activities Tax (FAT) and Special Bank Levies”

13:00- 13:30  Buffet Lunch 
13:30 - 15:30  Panel Discussion and Q&A.  (The morning presenters will consider how bank taxation can   be made both fairer and more efficient). 
  (15:30 – 16:30 - FinCris Monthly Meeting) 

Please contact Gabrielle Kelly ( if you wish to attend.

1  This Workshop is part of the AHRC FinCris Project and CHASM’s Taxation Workstream and co-sponsored by the Global Finance   Research `Network in Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.

2    University House (Birmingham Business School) is in the Orange Zone, Building 03   (