7th National Direct Tax Summit and Awards 2024 – Mumbai


Date and Time:

June 6, 2024 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Location:

Hotel Orchid, Mumbai, India

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Achromic Point takes immense pride to announce its 7th National Direct Tax Summit and Awards 2024 scheduled on 6th June 2024 in Mumbai. The event brought to you by Achromic Point is outlined keeping in mind the recent trend and issues in the field of Direct Tax and helps you identify the best methods for integrating into the new systems while deriving the most tax benefits. The symposium will discuss the Overview of Recent Developments in International Tax in India, Taxation of Digital Economy, Transfer Pricing, Faceless Assessment and much more.


Benefits Of Attending:

  • Overview of Recent Developments in International Tax in India
  • Identify the best methods for integrating into the new systems while deriving the most tax benefits
  • Learn about the Taxation of Digital Economy
  • Learn Jurisdictional approaches to the taxation of complex international transactions
  • Assist in developing a global transfer pricing risk strategy

Who should attend?

  • Direct Taxation
  • Financial Controllers
  • Finance Shared services
  • International Taxation


09.00 AM – 09.45 AM

Registration and Tea/Coffee


09.45 AM – 10.00 AM

Welcome Address and Introductions by Achromic Point


10.00 AM – 11.15 AM
Session 1: (Panel Discussion)

  • Implementation of Pillar II – Recent Developments & Taxation of Digital Economy
    • OECD Pillar two global minimum corporate tax rate and potential impact on developing countries
    • Key Issues- Revenue, Investment, Tax Competition, Tax Base, Income Conclusion Rule and Switchover Rule
    • Implication of these proposed rules through changes in domestic tax rules and bilateral or multilateral agreement
    • Managing the Tax Compliance Process
  • Taxation of Digital Economy
    • Defining the digital economy
    • Start ups- how do we tax intangible assets?
    • Best practices in restructuring business operations of digital taxation
    • Key regulations as on e-commerce


11.15 AM – 12.00 NOON
Session 2: (Individual Session)

  • Dilution of Concept of Permanent Establishment (PE)
    • Domestic Legislative changes by introducing GAAR and SAAR (Anti-Avoidance Rules)
    • Key strategies of Mitigate permanent establishment risks
    • Origination of Principal Purpose Test (PPT) by MLI to prevent Treaty abuse
    • Globalization and Digitization driven changes in PE concept
    • Emergence of Place of Effective Management (POEM) signifying the economic presence


12.00 NOON – 12.30 PM

Networking Tea/Coffee Break


12.30 PM – 01.30 PM
Session 3 (Panel Discussion)

  • Increased aggression of TP Audits
    • TP Documentation
    • How to successfully manage your TP Audits
    • Dealing with the increased volume and scrutiny from tax authorities


01.30 PM – 02.15 PM
Networking Luncheon


02.15 PM – 03.00 PM
Session 4: (Fire Site Chat)

  • Combating the increased amounts of Tax Audits
    • What triggers Tax Audits
    • Having a strategy for Tax Controversy


03.00 PM – 04.00 PM
Session 5: (Panel Discussion)

  • Approaches to take with tax Disputes and Reviewing your Disputes Strategies
    • Key factors that would help avoid tax risks and disputes
    • Increased relevance of writ petitions especially due to recent amendments and tax ecosystem
    • Exploring various tax dispute resolution strategies to manage controversy
    • Considerations for better representation before CIT(A) in faceless regime and ITAT
    • Aligning your controversy management strategy to align with tax authority’s enforcement
    • Assessing recent initiatives on dispute prevention
    • Impending challenges of recent Supreme Court judgements on taxpayers and Risk Management Strategies
    • Managing expectations when going through litigation


04.00 PM – 04.15 PM
Awards Distribution

04.15 PM
Closing Remarks

Direct Tax Website Link


Award Categories:

The 2024 Achromic Point Direct Tax Awards are being introduced to recognize achievement in the domain of Direct Tax in the following categories:

  • Direct Tax Technology Firm of the Year
  • Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
  • Direct Tax Firm of the Year
  • Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year
  • Best International Tax Team
  • Direct Tax Consulting Firm of the Year
  • Excellence in diverse areas of Direct Taxation
  • Best Newcomer Firm in Tax
  • Best Direct Tax Disputes / Investigations Team      
  • Tax Compliance and Reporting Firm of the year
  • Best Rising star in Direct tax (Female)
  • Best Rising star in Direct tax (Male)
  • Award for Outstanding Contribution to Direct Taxation in 2023-24 by an Individual
  • Notable International Tax Expert

You are requested to solicit your nomination by filling in the details in the link below:

Thought Leaders:

  • Pramod Kumar
    Vice President
    Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal
  • Maulik Doshi
    Deputy Managing Director – Transfer Pricing and International Tax
  • Abhay Saboo
    Sudit K Parekh & Co. LLP
  • Nishit Parikh
    Partner, Tax
    Sudit K. Parekh & Co. LLP
  • Ameya Kunte
    Globeview Advisors LLP
  • Jignesh Shah
    Head of Tax
    Siemens Limited, India
  • Sabyasachee Dash
    Tax Head – Corporate & Indirect Tax Compliance
    GSK Pharmaceuticals India
  • Shreeram Deshpande
    Country Tax Manager -India
  • Vijay Pandya
    Global Tax Head
    Tata Consultancy Services
  • Abhinav Jain
    Digicare Health Solutions Private Limited
  • Priyanka Jain
    Associate Partner
    Vaish Associates Advocates
  • Aarti Sathe
    Independent Tax Counsel
  • Ketan Palan
    Head of Tax
  • Nitin Bhuwania
    General Counsel
  • Mansi Agrawal
    Head – Taxation
    PDS Limited

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