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15 - 16 Oct 2019Current Issues in International Taxation – The Chinese Outbound Perspective

As a prelude to the 10th IBFD International Tax Conference, we are delighted to present the second edition of this 2-day advanced-level course on international tax planning and structuring with a special focus on China. You can join this course if:
  • your tax planning skills need a quick update on the latest global tax regulatory, legislative and case law developments in a short, practical and sometimes challenging manner;
  • you just want to learn new tax planning-related skills at an advanced level to differentiate yourself in the market;
  • you wish to obtain the latest know-how on international best practices concerning Chinese MNEs; or
  • you simply want to be part of a reinvigorating professional experience.

On 17 October, the 10th IBFD International Tax Conference will take place at the same location. Registration is now open.

Tax Courses
Shenzhen - China
CNY 6,700
Client offer:
20% discount for IBFD Membership clients and 10% discount for Global Tax Explorer (Plus) clients.
Early Bird Discount: a 30% discount will be automatically applied to registrations received until 17 August 2019.
Current Issues in International Taxation – The Chinese Outbound Perspective

Please check the link below for the full description and course programme in Chinese.


The course will be conducted in English and simultaneous translation will be available.


Overview and learning objectives

The course will focus on how to utilize the remaining tax planning opportunities for Chinese outbound investments and spot potential safe harbours following the implementation of the OECD/G20 BEPS Project, the recently implemented and proposed EU direct tax initiatives and US tax reform, including the following:

  • PE tax planning in light of the latest international case law
  • ensuring beneficial ownership status for passive income in Chinese outbound/inbound corporate structures
  • successfully dealing with the impact of new EU/US anti-avoidance measures – how Chinese MNEs are affected
  • managing substance to meet the requirements of anti-avoidance tools 
  • setting up structures to effectively plan indirect transfers of real estate
  • recent case law and domestic law developments concerning anti-abuse measures from around the globe (from China, India, Korea and many more countries)
  • update on the OECD’s work affecting Chinese MNEs
  • what is new in South East Asia?
Watch the highlights of last year's course that preceded the 9th IBFD International Tax Conference in Beijing

Field of study



Who should attend?

The course is suitable for Chinese and South East Asian tax practitioners in advisory firms, tax specialists in commerce and industry, and government officials with at least a few years of experience and cross-border responsibilities.


Course level and prerequisites

This is an advanced-level course. Participants will be expected to have a good understanding of the application of double tax treaties, transfer pricing issues and practical tax considerations that have an impact on international tax planning.

Pre-course preparation

In order to participate in this particular course, no advance preparation is necessary

Continuing Professional Education

Recommended CPE points for this course: 14 (in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE points, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour). Read more information on CPE points and accreditation for IBFD International Tax Courses.

Course fee and registration details

The course fee covers participation in the course, all course materials, lunch, coffee/tea and refreshments. The costs of accommodation and transport are not covered. If you have any other questions regarding attendance of the course, travel arrangements, payments and cancellations, please consult our FAQ.


For more information regarding this course and registration, contact:

区域运营经理 - IBFD
电话: +86-010-5907 1286
手机: +86-189-0118 3806
Pindar Xie
Regional Account Manager - IBFD
Tel: +86-10-5907 1286
Please make sure to provide us with your VAT number and company details for the invoice.


Venue details:

Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Nanshan
No. 88, Haide Yi Road, Nanshan District,, Shenzhen 518054 China
+86 755 8666 6666

  • Avoidance of permanent establishment risks in light of current international case law
  • Ensuring beneficial ownership status 
  • The extraterritorial reach of EU and US tax law – the inbound and outbound perspectives for Chinese MNEs
  • Recent global tax developments 
  • Tax planning concerning immovable property – taxation of capital gains, shares and offshore indirect transfers (OITs) – what opportunities remain?
  • Cross-border intra-group holding, financing and IP structures in a post-BEPS environment
  • Tax treaty and transfer pricing case law from around the globe
  • International tax law developments in South East Asia   
  • Premkumar Baldewsing 
    Premkumar Baldewsing is a Principal Research Associate at IBFD. He has extensive experience in the (inter)national tax arena, including in senior in-house tax functions with financial...
  • Shiqi Ma is a Principal Research Associate at IBFD and Head of the IBFD China office. As a researcher, he is responsible for China and Taiwan. He joined IBFD in 1998 and has been the author of the...
  • Tom Toryanik
    Tom Toryanik is Tax Director at Deloitte, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Deloitte, he worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland as Head of Tax for South East Asia and Australia. He also worked...