1st International IFA Czech Branch Transfer Pricing Conference

 Speakers / alphabetically ordered


Ing. Renáta Bláhová, FCCA, LL.M.

Renata Bláhová Tax Adviser, member of the Slovak Chamber of Tax consultants, BMB Leitner Slovakia

Stefaan De Baets is Senior Counsel Transfer Pricing with PwC Belgium since 1 January 2016.  From 2011 to 2015 he was Transfer Pricing Advisor at OECD.  From 1996 tot 2010 he was transfer pricing expert with the Belgian Tax Authorities and representative of Belgium at Working Party 6 of the Committee on Fiscal Affairs, OECD.  From 2003 to 2010 he was the Belgian Representative to the European Joint Transfer Pricing Forum.  He is  regular lecturer at the Universities of Leuven (Belgium), Lausanne (Switzerland) and the Ecole de Mines (France) on transfer pricing and international tax.

Ing. Gabriela Hrachovinová, LL.M. Gabriela Hrachovinová graduated in economics at University of Economics in Prague in 1992. In 1993 she completed her postgraduate program in business law at the Charles University in Prague. She graduated in international tax law and obtained a LL.M. degree from the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business in 2009. She had been working with responsibilities mainly for finance, accounting, taxes and controlling on the level of top management for 20 years in multinational companies running their business worldwide. She was further more an active member of the international tax board at Europe´s largest shoe retailer from 2012 to 2016 with focus on transfer pricing, VAT, corporate income tax and took part in a pilot project of horizontal monitoring in Austria. Gabriela is a tax advisor at the Chamber of Tax Advisers of the Czech Republic, an expert witness, a certified professional accountant and in Germany certified coach and trainer.
  Vikram Chand

Executive Director - International Tax Education, Tax Policy Center at University of Lausanne
Masters of Advanced Studies (LLM) in International Taxation
Executive Program in Transfer Pricing 

Ing. Vítězslav Kapoun

Vítězslav Kapoun General financial directorate of the Czech Republic.

Andrea Lee Andrea Lee is originally from Czech Republic, where she studied university of economics, followed by postgraduate in international taxation in Vienna. She spent the first nearly 15 years in consulting industry, working for Horwath TPA and Deloitte around the world, including places like Shanghai, HoChiMinh City or Brussels. Andrea specializes in TP of financial transactions. Thus, when the opportunity presented itself, she joined Erste Bank in 2014 as head of TP. Since then she had different roles, currently as Head of Group cost and project controlling but still keeping the responsibility for TP.
Lenka Lopatová Moore Stephens
Danuše Nerudová Mendel University in Brno
Dr. Raffaele  Petruzzi, LL.M. Raffaele Petruzzi is Managing Director of the WU Transfer Pricing Center at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and an international tax advisor specializing in international corporate taxation and transfer pricing at L&P Global (Vienna) and L&P - Ludovici Piccone & Partners (Milan).

Since 2007, Raffaele has gained extensive experience in dealing with topics related to international corporate taxation and transfer pricing, both from a professional and an academic perspective. From the professional perspective, Raffaele has gained relevant experience in advising clients on specific topics (e.g. international tax issues and transfer pricing issues related to services, permanent establishments, financing, business restructuring, intangibles, and indirect taxes), international tax and transfer pricing risk management and compliance, drafting and reviewing intra-group agreements, and optimising international tax structures. From the academic perspective, he is a frequent speaker in international conferences and lecturer of numerous courses (amongst others, in Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, and Spain), as well as author of many publications on international tax and transfer pricing topics. Moreover, Raffaele regularly cooperates with professionals in advisory, the business community, governments and international organizations (e.g. OECD, United Nations, World Bank Group, European Union). Finally, amongst others, Raffaele is a member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Article 9 (Associated enterprises: Transfer Pricing), of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), and of Transfer Pricing Economists for Development (TPED).

Raffaele holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and Law (major: Corporate Taxation) at Bocconi University (Italy), a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in International Tax Law at WU, and a Ph.D. in International Business Taxation at WU.

Ing. Matěj Vacík Matěj Vacík is an EMEA transfer pricing leader of Doosan Bobcat, an industry leader in the engineering, manufacturing and marketing of construction equipment. Matej has over 12 years of transfer pricing experience in a Big 4 advisory firm and in the industry. During his career Matej spent 4 years working in the United States and Spain. Matej has an extensive experience with transfer pricing compliance and planning projects such as preparation of transfer pricing documentation, transfer pricing audits, advance pricing agreements, intellectual property transactions, intragroup financing  and international restructurings. Matej is also a member of the Czech Chamber of Tax Advisors.
Igor Wotke Igor Wotke recently assumed the EMEA TP manager role in Honeywell to subsequently overtake the role of global TP manager in the spun-off Garrett. In his role, Igor has been managing the TP compliance, advisory and controversies namely in the EMEA region and overseas; his role is also pivotal in the post-BEPS implementation of TP strategies and processes.

Prior to join Honeywell, he spent 7 years in two of the big4 tax advisory firms (Prague practices) including a 1.5 year secondment to PwC Canada (Toronto). He also used to work as a TP specialist for the German HQs of Siemens in his early (post graduation) career. All over his professional life, he has been focusing on TP aspects of international taxation. Igor obtained his Masters in Economics from University of Economics, Prague (Major: International Trade Minor: Banking & Monetary Economy) and a CEMS MIM (joint degree from alma mater and Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve).



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Marcela Vaňatková
E-mail: vanatkova@kdpcr.cz
Tel.: +420 542 422 329

Vít Šelešovský
E-mail: selesovsky@kdpcr.cz
Tel.: +420 542 422 317