New Trends in the Common Law: Precedent, Taxation, Regulation

New Trends in the Common Law: Precedent, Taxation, Regulation
Date
14 May 2018, 08:30 to 18 May 2018, 12:15
Type
Seminar
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

 

NEW TRENDS IN THE COMMON LAW: PRECEDENT, TAXATION, REGULATION

Organising Institutions
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (School of Advanced Study/University of London);
Rio de Janeiro State University (School of Law/UERJ);
Association of Brazilian Federal Judges of the 2nd Regional Court;
in association with the
Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London.

The organizers welcome professors, students and practitioners from across the UK, students from Rio de Janeiro State University and others Brazilian universities, Federal Judges of the 2nd Federal Court and others courts to three specially tailored sessions on New Trends in the Common Law, covering Precedent, Taxation and Regulation.

Registration is available for all three days or individual days

Dates
• New Trends in the The Common Law: 
• Precedent – Monday 14 May
• Taxation – Wednesday 16 May
• Regulation – Friday 18 May

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PROGRAMME

Day One - Monday 14 May, 08.45-17.00

NEW TRENDS IN THE COMMON LAW: PRECEDENT

08.30 - Registration

08.45 - Welcome Words from the organisers: Jules Winterton, Director IALS; Andre Fontes, Chief Justice 2nd Federal Court; Daniela Pereira Madeira, Federal Judge 2nd Federal Court

09.00 - Panel 1: Understanding Judging in the UK - Current judicial challenges and recent developments in research on judges and courts

  • Speaker: Cheryl Thomas, University College London, Judicial Institute; Andrew J Wistrich, US District Court, Central District Court of California
  • Coffee break

10.45 - Panel 2: Comparing Principles, Source and Hierarchy in The Common Law and in The Civil Law

  • Chair and commentator: TBC
  • Speakers: Enrico Albanesi, University of Genoa; Aluisio Mendes, UNESA, Rio de Janeiro State University and 2nd Federal Court; Adam Gearey, Birkbeck University
  • Lunch

13.45 - Panel 3: Principles of the Common Law (source and hierarchy)

  • Chair and commentator: TBC
  • André Fontes, Chief Justice 2nd Federal Circuit and Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro; Simon Lee, Citizenship & Governance Research at the Open University (The UK approach)
  • Coffee break

15.30 - Panel 4: The Precedent as Source of Law

Luiz Fux, Justice Brazilian Supreme Court and Rio de Janeiro State University

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Day Two : Wednesday 16 May, 09.00-17.00

NEW TRENDS IN THE COMMON LAW: TAXATION

09.00- Panel 1: Anti-avoidance provisions (Domestic approach GAAR and Tax Treaty approach PPT in the MLI) and Global Fiscal Policy

  • Chair and commentator: Joao Dacio Rolim, IBDT LLM Programme
  • Speakers: Parthasarathi Shome, Former adviser Financial Minister India (The Indian GAAR); David Southern QC, Temple Tax Chambers and Queen Mary, University of London  (THE UK GAAR); Marcus Livio Gomes, Rio de Janeiro State University (The PPT in the MLI); Renata Kingston, Tax Law Director Vale Brazil (Global Tax Policy and Anti-Avoidance) (tbc). 
  • Coffee break

10.45 - Panel 2: Transfer Pricing in Post BEPS Era

  • Chair and commentator: Marcelo Ilarraz, Ilarraz Advogados and PhD Candidate University of London (TP BRICS)
  • Speakers: Raffaele Petruzzi, WU Transfer Pricing Center, Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law (TP OECD); Sergio Andre Rocha, Rio de Janeiro State University (TP Brazil); Sol Picciotto, Lancaster University (TP Developing Countries. 
  • Lunch

13.45 - Panel 3: Challenges in Digital Economy Taxation (VAT/Income Tax)

  • Chair and commentator: TBC
  • Speakers: Aleksandra Bal, IBFD; Gustavo da Gama, Rio de Janeiro State University (VAT in Federal States); Tommaso Faccio, Nottingham University; Vasiliki Koukoulioti, QMUL Researcher
  • Coffee break

Panel 4: The role of the Judiciary shaping the Tax Law System and the National Social Security System

  • Chair and commentator: TBC      
  • Speakers: Roger Berner, Upper Tribunal (THE UK Tax System); Bernard Schneider, QMUL (US and Canada Tax System); Carlos Alexandre de Azevedo Campos, Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil Tax System); Fabio Zambitte Ibrahim, Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil Social Contributions System).

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Day Three: Friday 18 May, 09.30-12.15

NEW TRENDS IN THE COMMON LAW: REGULATION

09.00 - Panel 1: The Regulation and the Rule of Law. Compliance, Finance, Environmental Law

  • Chair and commentator: TBC
  • Speakers: Alan Brener, Queen Mary University London (Financial Law); Sandra Miguez, Regional Head Compliance at British American Tobacco London (Regulatory Compliance); Larissa Boratti, Partner, Ilarraz Advogados and  Visiting Researcher, King’s Brazil Institute
  • Coffee break

10.45 - Panel 2: The Regulation and the Rule of Law. New Technologies and Society

  • Chair and commentator: TBC
  • Speakers: Iris H Chiu, University College London (Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and so on)); Irene NG, University of Warwick (Decentralised personal data and the hat); Perry Keller, King's College London (Data Protection: Facebook/Cambridge Analytica)

12.15 – End


Convenors:

Marcus Livio Gomes (Federal Judge 2nd Federal Court, Rio de Janeiro state University),
Daniela Pereira Madeira (Federal Judge 2nd Federal Court, PhD Candidate Rio de Janeiro State University),
Fabíola Utzig Haselof (Federal Judge 2nd Federal Court, PhD Candidate Rio de Janeiro State University),
Larissa Boratti (PhD UCL Laws, Ilarraz Advogados and King’s Brazil Institute),
Marcelo Ilarraz (Ilarraz Advogados and PhD Candidate University of London),
Joao Dacio Rolim (Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados, IBDT LLM Programme),
and
Renata Bilhim (PhD Candidate Rio de Janeiro State University),


Fees:
• Registration is available for individual days, or all three days.
• All three days: Standard Rate: £150.00; Student Rate: £100.00.
• Monday 14 May and Wednesday 16 May: Standard Rate : £75.00; Student Rate: £50.00.
• Friday 18 May: Standard Rate: £35.00. Student Rate; £25.00. 

Contact

IALS Events Office
ials.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 5800