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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

The Summer Tax Programme 2015

15 June 2015 - 23 June 2015

Time: 1:00 - 1:00am
Venue: Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London is very pleased to announce that the 3rd Summer Tax Programme 2015 will take place from June 15-23rd, 2015.

This year’s Programme features some outstanding teachers and a range of International, US and EU tax topics pitched at a high level. These courses are suitable for LLM & PhD tax students, HMRC, HM Treasury officials, the Bar, Law firms, Government staff, Big 4 and large accounting firm staff working on EU and International tax issues.

The International Tax Planning course delivered by Alan Cinnamon is particularly beneficial for people interested in understanding international tax planning structures.

This year’s Programme has an additional European and International Taxes Update featuring our alumni and guest speakers from around the world who will bring us up to date on recent tax developments in their countries.

As usual, all the courses are fully interactive with maximum participation from the audience encouraged with each of the speakers.

The suggested hashtag for this event is #QMULTaxLaw.


Monday 15th June: International Corporate Tax Structuring in the Current Climate (Alan Cinnamon, Cinntax Limited) - Download the Programme [PDF] (updated)
(Please note that today’s teaching takes place at Mazars, Tower Bridge House, St Katherine’s Way, London E1W 1DD)

Tuesday 16th June: Introduction to the EU Tax (Dr Tom O’Shea, CCLS, QMUL) - Download the Programme [PDF]

Wednesday 17th June: Complex Tax Litigation (George Gilham, Fieldfisher) - Download the Programme [PDF]

Thursday 18th June: Advanced EU Tax Issues (Dr Tom O’Shea, CCLS, QMUL; Aisling Donohue) - Download the Programme [PDF]

Friday 19th June: Introduction to United States Taxation of International Transactions (Professor Philip Postlewaite, Northwestern University; Sophie Schurowski, PwC, Frankfurt) - Download the Programme [PDF] (updated)

Monday 22nd June: International Tax: Developing Countries, BEPS and UN Model (Professor Tomas Balco, KIMEP and Slovak Ministry of Finance) - Download the Programme [PDF]

Tuesday 23rd June: European and International Taxes Update (Alex Altmann, Senior Manager, Blick Rothenberg; Nathalie Frisch, A-S Avocats; Peter Cussons, International Tax Partner, PwC, London; Dr Vassil Tcherveniachki, Partner, Flick Glocke Schaumburg; Shan Zhou, EY China Desk; Dr Roberto Scalia, University of Padua; Professor Marcello Poggioli, University of Padua; Professor Joao Dacio Rolim, FGV, Brazil; Dr Renata Ardous, Mazars; Fabrizio Bulgarelli, University of Padua) - Download the Programme [PDF]

How to Book

Please register through the Queen Mary e-shop.


  • Practitioners £200 per day
  • Non-QMUL students and HMRC/HM Treasury staff - £30 per day


For more information, please contact the CCLS Events Team on

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