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Keynote Session


VAT Around the World: Lessons from Europe 
Srdjan Timotic
Tax Manager, Indirect Tax Europe, Middle East & Africa EATON



Introduction to VAT Law: What you need to know 

Impact of VAT on Contract and Pricing 
Abhishek Shah 
Indirect Tax Head, Asia Pacific CATERPILLAR



Cut off Dates: Deadlines and Next Steps

My VAT Journey: View from the Industry
Manoj Agarwal
Senior Finance Manager DABUR INTERNATIONAL, UAE TAXATION
Mohamed Faycal Charfeddine
Global Head of Tax AUJAN GROUP HOLDING
Puja Gujral
Senior Group Taxation Manager AL TAYER GROUP
Mohamed Ben MLIK
Senior Manager - Group Tax MTN
George Hoyek
Finance Manager CHOUEIRI GROUP
Rasha Haj Hussein
Tax & VAT Manager JETEX



Compliance in Focus 
Manoj Agarwal 
Senior Finance Manager DABUR INTERNATIONAL, UAE TAXATION



Managing your Risks: The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Tax Risks
Nick Giannopoulos
Director - International Indirect Taxes HALLIBURTON
Abhishek Shah
Indirect Tax Head, Asia Pacific CATERPILLAR
Seema Sharma
Head of Tax NETWORK INTERNATIONAL



Tax Challenges Beyond VAT: Interactions and Intersections
Walter Andreoni
Partner MERCANTI DORIO & ASSOCIATI
Biju Thomas
Group Tax Manager FOSROC
Usman Hassan
Tax and Treasury Manager - Middle East, Turkey and Africa APTEC