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Insurance Tax Convention 2021


Where: Hilton Brighton Metropole, King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU

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The ABI will hold its annual Insurance Tax Convention on 20-21 September 2021 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton. The convention will begin with a reception and dinner on the evening of 20 September followed by a full day event on 21 September. This event will feature speakers from the Big Four, industry and HMRC/HMT, who will cover a range of key industry topics including OECD digital taxation, post-pandemic/Brexit regulation and taxation, Indirect Tax, IFRS17 and many others.


Please note, public health restrictions may be in force at the venue at this time and we apologise in advance should arrangements have to change at short notice to ensure we are fully compliant with these rules. 


The package will include:

  • Drinks reception and Dinner on 20 September
  • Overnight stay at the Hilton Brighton Metropole
  • Entry to the ABI Insurance Tax Convention on 21 September including access to the wellness hub
  • Confirmed speakers:
    • Elizabeth Armstrong, Head of Tax, Royal London
    • Kabari Bhattacharya, Insurance ESG Leader, EY

    • Ed Brecknell, Head of Non-US Indirect Tax, AIG
    • Charlotte Clark CBE, Director of Regulation, ABI
    • Jenny Coletta, Tax Partner, EY
    • Charlie Dyer, Indirect Tax Senior Manager, Lloyd's
    • Stephanie Fielding, Global Tax Director, Bupa
    • David Fownes, Director, Indirect Tax, Deloitte
    • Rob Gooding, Partner, PwC
    • Sarah Ho, Insurance International Tax Partner, EY
    • Susie Holmes, Insurance Tax Partner, PwC
    • Sam Humphris, Tax Director, Head of International Tax Policy and EMEA Tax Advisory (Non U.S.), AIG

    • Tom Jacobs, Partner, Indirect Tax, Deloitte
    • Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies
    • David Jordorson, Senior Policy Advisor, ABI
    • Mark Kennedy, Tax Partner, Deloitte
    • Damon Lambert, Insurance Tax Director, KPMG
    • Louise McCarroll, Tax Director, KPMG
    • Murray McLaren, Tax Partner, Deloitte
    • Carol Newham, Tax Partner, KPMG
    • Max Ostrowski, Senior Tax Manager, Prudential
    • Grant Peters, Partner, Financial Services, EY
    • Martin Powell, Insurance Transfer Pricing Associate Partner, EY
    • Nathan Powell, Head of Tax, AXA XL
    • Andy Rosam, Partner, PwC
    • Mervyn Skeet, Assistant Director, Head of Taxation, ABI
    • Rachel Stirrat, Head of VAT & Financial Services and IPT, HM Treasury
    • Nick Todd, Director, Insurance Transformation, KPMG
    • Loic Webb-Martin, Partner, PwC
    • Louise Wilson, Mobility Tax Partner, Deloitte

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Wellness hub:

At this year's convention you will have the chance to de-stress by getting involved with the following activities at our wellness hub:
  • Continuing the morning run tradition, a group of delegates will meet in the hotel lobby at 06:45 and enjoy a run along the beach ahead the full day event on 21 September.
  • Delegates will have free access to the hotel's gym and swimming pool facilities during their stay by booking their slot in advance via the hotel's booking system. Further information on how to do this will be shared with registered delegates closer to the event.
  • A Pets As Therapy registered dog who is trained to provide affection and help reduce anxiety. Delegates will be able visit and interact with Coco between sessions. Many scientific studies have concluded that the presence of pets can substantially reduce a person's stress level in the workplace. Increased job satisfaction, team co-operation and morale have all been reported in employees that spend the workday with their pets. To read about further benefits click here.

Please note all of the above is included in the ticket price

Breakout sessions:

  • Morning sessions
    • Breakout A: Back to Basics: IFRS17 for non-accountants
    • Breakout B: Transfer Pricing update
    • Breakout C: International Tax including US update
    • Breakout D: Product and Pensions Taxes
  • Afternoon sessions
    • Breakout E: IFRS17 – tax aspects of the new standard explained
    • Breakout F: Indirect Tax Update
    • Breakout G: Taxation of the Digital Economy – an emerging consensus
    • Breakout H: Consultation Update – HMRC and Industry discussion
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