2014 Transfer Pricing Innovaton Forum

OVERVIEW

Thomson Reuters Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum:
From Policy to Practice

Developed by transfer pricing professionals for transfer pricing professionals through an advisory board of transfer pricing leaders from across the country, the Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum will bring together TP policy makers, experts and practitioners to discuss winning practices and innovative solutions to address today’s transfer pricing challenges.  Attendees will learn how they can align their processes, people and technology to meet the demands of their critical role.

The Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum will provide you with actionable insights, practical steps, and true peer-to-peer networking.

SESSIONS INCLUDE:

  • Exploring the Latest Transfer Pricing Trends & Developments
  • The Future of Transfer Pricing Documentation – Country by Country Reporting, MasterFile
  • Rethinking your Transfer Pricing Process & Data Management
  • Navigating the Battle over Intangible Profits
  • Achieving Audit Preparedness
  • Implementing Transfer Pricing Technology in a Changing Environment
  • Building a Business Case for Automation

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Hear from policy makers
  • Network with peers and experts
  • Hear real case studies and best practices
  • Discover new technology solutions
  • Grow your skills and increase your productivity
  • Gain actionable insights to transforming your transfer pricing process
  • Gain expertise in implementing solutions
  • Understand where the industry is headed
  • Earn up to 7 CPE credits

COST:
Attendance is complimentary for transfer pricing professionals

Join the conversation and connect with attendees and speakers on Twitter via #tpinnovationforum

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For more information regarding complaint and program cancellation policies or to modify or cancel your registration details, please contact Heather Windman at heather.windman@thomsonreuters.com or call (646) 424-5269.


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EVENT DETAILS:

DATE June 10, 2014
TIME 8:00AM – 7:00PM

8:00AM – 8:30AM
Registration & Breakfast

8:30AM – 5:00PM
General Sessions & Peer Discussion

5:00PM – 7:00PM
Networking Reception
LOCATION 3 Times Square
New York, NY 10036

AGENDA

AGENDA

TIME EVENT
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast & Registration
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome — Opening Remarks
8:45 AM – 9:10 AM Transfer Pricing Evolution
9:10 AM – 10:00 AM Exploring the Latest Transfer Pricing Trends & Developments
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM Break
10:10 AM – 11:10 AM The Future of Transfer Pricing Documentation — Country by Country Reporting & Masterfile
11:10 AM – 12:00 PM Rethinking your Transfer Pricing Process & Data Management
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM Navigating the Battle over Intangible Profits
1:50 PM – 2:40 PM Achieving Audit Preparedness
2:40 PM – 3:30 PM Implementing Transfer Pricing Technology in a Changing Environment
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM Break
3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Building a Business Case for Automation
4:50 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks
5:00 PM Networking Reception

ADVISORY BOARD

ADVISORY BOARD

Our advisory board consists of transfer pricing visionaries and thought leaders that are transforming the way they manage their transfer pricing with the power of technology. They are responsible for the content strategy of the Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum. Their support and participation ensures that each of the sessions and speakers are relevant, timely and structured to deliver maximum value to attendees.

Michael Killion, MetLife
AVP, Global Transfer Pricing

Mike is the Head of Transfer Pricing at MetLife. As a member of the MetLife Corporate Tax Department, he focuses on the global transfer pricing policy and audit issues. During his tenure at MetLife Mike has held several roles in Tax, Finance, and IT. Prior to joining MetLife, Mike spent eight years in the Telecom industry specializing in IT solutions design, managing global accounts for Fortune 500 clients, complex project management, and systems support for GPS and Mobile service providers.

Erik Skarstad, Nike
Global Transfer Pricing Director

Erik Skarstad is NIKE’s Global Transfer Pricing Director and is based in the United States. In this capacity, Erik leads planning projects (e.g., IP and royalty planning, supply chain, business restructurings), drives transfer pricing operations, uses transfer pricing documentation to mitigate risk, and works globally to manage transfer pricing controversy for NIKE. Erik also manages key communications links with NIKE’s Product Engine, Global Trade and Customs, Global Treasury, Corporate Accounting, and Legal functions. Prior to joining NIKE, Erik was a Managing Director in the Global Transfer Pricing Services practice at KPMG where he advised multinational companies in the technology, telecom, financial services, and healthcare industries. Early in his career, Erik worked in strategy consulting and investment banking.

Erik holds an MBA in Economics and Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Carleton College.

Elizabeth Blatchford, Ford Motor Company
Manager, Transfer Pricing Strategy & Analysis

Elizabeth Blatchford is Manager of Transfer Pricing Strategy and Analysis for Ford Motor Company, where she leads the company’s strategic transfer pricing efforts globally.   In recent years, She has led her team through a dramatic increase in transfer pricing compliance requirements by leveraging  low cost resources from the US and India.  She has a wealth of global experience in finance, business strategy, and corporate planning.   Prior to her experience in transfer pricing, Elizabeth served in a variety of Finance positions in profit reporting, investment analysis, and as cost analysis.  Elizabeth earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Accounting Information Systems from Wayne State University.  She joined Ford Motor Company in 1984.

Brad Parker, Intel Corporation
Manager, Transfer Pricing

Brad Parker is a transfer pricing manager at Intel Corporation. He manages the transfer pricing function for the McAfee/Intel Security business and other acquired software businesses. He also handles core transfer pricing issues such as M&A and IP planning, valuation, APAs, compliance and global audit defense. Prior to joining Intel in 2011, Brad was a manager in EY’s Silicon Valley transfer pricing practice where he advised clients across various industries on transfer pricing matters, with a focus on technology and IP issues.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

TRAVEL INFORMATION

The Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum will be held at the Thomson Reuters office located at 3 Times Square, New York, NY.

3 Times Square (7th Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets)
New York, NY 10036

New York Travel Information

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If you are traveling within New York City, the office can be accessed by taking the subway to Times Square — 42nd Street on the following subway lines: A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7


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REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

COST:
Attendance is complimentary for transfer pricing professionals

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EVENT DETAILS:

DATE June 10, 2014
TIME 8:00AM – 7:00PM
LOCATION 3 Times Square
New York, NY 10036

CPE

CPE

Attendees can earn up to 7 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications.

AT THIS EVENT, PARTICIPANTS WILL:

  • Recognize emerging transfer pricing trends and developments
  • Discover the future of transfer pricing documentation and how to lower the compliance burden
  • Distinguish how to create effective internal controls, comply with global deadlines, and improve data quality
  • Discover how to control your transfer pricing process to increase efficiency, manage compliance and mitigate risk
  • Recognize how to build a business for technology

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Transfer Pricing & International Tax professionals

Delivery Method: Group-Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Beginner

Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Corporate Software & Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.