24 (Cape Town) and 25 (Johannesburg) July 2018
Evening seminar series - MAP, draft guidelines and Arbitration

2 September to 6 September 2018

Annual IFA Congress - Seoul (South Korea)

8 September to 13 September 2019
Annual IFA Congress - London (United Kingdom)

4 October to 8 October 2020
Annual IFA Congress - Cancun (Mexico)

29 August to 3 September 2021
Annual IFA Congress - Berlin (Germany)

9 October to 13 October 2022
Annual IFA Congress - Cape Town (South Africa)


Becoming an IFA Branch reporter

Email the President of the branch if you are interested in being appointed the branch reporter for any open topic.

Forthcoming congresses

2019 - London 
Subject 1 Interest Deductibility: the implementation of BEPS Action 4
Peter Dachs

Subject 2 Investment Funds 
Wally Horak and Talia Ben-David

2018 - Seoul (
Subject 1 Seeking anti avoidance measures of general nature and scope - GAAR and other rules
Albertus Marais

Subject 2 Withholding tax in era of BEPS, CIV's and digital economy 
Tiaan Koole

Past congresses

2017 - Rio (
Subject 1 BEPS and taking stock 
Annet Oguttu

Subject 2 The future of transfer pricing 
Louise Möller and Chris de Bruyn

2016 - Madrid (
Subject 1 Dispute Resolution Procedures in International Tax Matters
Andrew Wellsted and Jennifer Roeleveld

Subject 2 The notion of tax in international tax matters
Craig West and Johann Hattingh

2015 - Basel (
Subject 1 Tax Incentives on Research and Development
Barry Ger

Subject 2 The Practical Protection of Taxpayer Rights
Beric Croome

2014 - Mumbai (
Subject 1 Cross-border outsourcing – issues, strategies and solutions
Martie Foster

Subject 2 Qualification of taxable entities and treaty protection
Tracy Gutuza

2013 - Copenhagen
Subject 1 The taxation of foreign passive income for groups of companies
Deborah Tickle

Subject 2 Exchange of information and cross-border cooperation between tax authorities
Jennifer Roeleveld and Craig West

2012 - Boston
Subject 1 Enterprise services
Tracy Gatuza

Subject 2 The debt-equity conundrum
Craig West and Darron West

2011 - Paris
Subject 1 Cross-border business restructuring
Carel Cornelissen

Subject 2 Key practical issues to eliminate double taxation of business income
Johann Hattingh

2010 - Rome
Subject 1 Tax treaties and tax avoidance: application of anti-avoidance provisions
Lynette Olivier

Subject 2 Death as a taxable event and its international ramifications
Paula Baigram and Jennifer Roeleveld

2009 - Vancouver
Subject 1 Is there a permanent establishment?
Jennifer Roeleveld and Craig West

Subject 2 Foreign Exchange Issues in International Tax
No report

2008 - Brussels
Subject 1 Non-discrimination at the crossroads of international taxation
Liesl Kruger

Subject 2 New tendencies in tax treatment of cross-border interest of corporations
Jennifer Roeleveld and Craig West

2007 - Kyoto
Subject 1 Transfer pricing and intangibles
Owen Murphy

Subject 2 Conflicts in the attribution of income to a person
Mark Badenhorst and Michele Kruger

2006 – Amsterdam
Subject 1 The tax consequences of restructuring of indebtedness(debt work-out)
Ernst Mazansky

Subject 2 The attribution of profits to permanent establishments
Johann Hattingh and Basil Newton

2005 – Buenos Aires
Subject 1 Source And Residence: A New Configuration Of Their Principles
Ray Eskinazi

Subject 2 Tax Treatment Of International Acquisitions Of Businesses
Jennifer Roeleveld

2004 – Vienna
Subject 1 Double non-taxation
Wally Horak

Subject 2 Group taxation
Emil Brincker

2003 – Sydney
Subject 1 Trends in company/shareholder taxation
No report

Subject 2 Consumption taxation and financial services
Aneesa Baig, Cedric Harris, Ronald Scholten, Sadia Ismail

2002 – Oslo
Subject 1 Form and substance
No report

Subject 2 Transfer of residence by individuals
No report

2001 – San Francisco
Subject 1 Electronic commerce
Bernard du Plessis

Subject 2 Low-tax regimes & multinationals
No report

2000 – Munich
Subject 1 Hybrid financial instruments
Michael Honiball

Subject 2 Deferred remuneration
John Stanley

1999 – Eliat
Subject 1 Non-profit organizations
Beric Croome

Subject 2 Advance rulings
No report

1998 – London
Subject 1 Losses
Graham Richardson

Subject 2 Application of DTC’
Ray Eskinazi

1997 – New Delhi
Subject 1 Supply of technology
Bruce Cleaver

Subject 2 Investment funds
Willem Cronje

1996 – Geneva
Subject 1 Banks – permanent establishments
Stefan van As

Subject 2 Thin Capitalization
Wally Horak

1995 – Cannes
Subject 1 Financial Instruments
No report

Subject 2 Partnerships
Mike Adcock, Greg Ansermino, Gavin Noeth

1994 – Toronto
Subject 1 Interest
Marius van Blerck

Subject 2 Demergers
Pierre du Toit

1993 – Florence
Subject 1 Interpretation of DTC’s
Ray Eskinazi

Subject 2 Non-discrimination rules
Eric Louw