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Past events

21
Nov

ABIAL Public Sector Accounting Evening

ABIAL invites you to an evening at the Cercle Munster, with two international experts on public sector accounting, being Ian Carruthers, chair of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) since January 2016 and Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger, Global Head of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) for Ernst & Young GmbH, as well as Chair of the Public Sector Group of Accountancy Europe. They will discuss the global take up of accruals accounting in government accounts, where Europe stands, and what this means for accountants in both public sector and private firms.

Participation fee: EUR 10 for members, students and guests

Detailed Invitation

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09
Nov

ABIAL ANNUAL TAX EVENING

ABIAL invites you to spend an evening with two experts, Séverine Moca and David Roach from PwC Luxembourg, who will explain and give their views on “It gets personal – crossing boundaries!” as well as on “Another year in BEPS-land” that are important both for Luxembourg – and for many people who work here.

Participation Fee: EUR 20 for Members; EUR 30 for Guests (non-members) and EUR 10 for the first 5 students of the UK or Irish Institutes on a first come and first served basis

Invitation with detailed information

Registration

18
Oct

Accounting Professional Practice Update

ABIAL is very pleased to invite you to its annual accounting Professional Practice Update.

The theme of this year’s conference is on the subject of Valuations, and a number of interesting speakers are invited to address the issues of valuing a variety of asset classes and the implications of these issues on accounts and disclosures.

Participation Fee: EUR 30 for members and students, EUR 40 for guests; Attendees at the Welcome Back Cocktail in September can claim a EUR 10 deduction

Detailed Agenda

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21
Sep

ABIAL Welcome Back Cocktail

To provide an opportunity for our members and students to meet in a more casual atmosphere after the summer holidays, we are delighted to invite you to our Welcome Back Cocktail at the bar “Le Scheffer” on Thursday September 21,2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Please also invite any newcomers to Luxembourg who you think would be interested in attending and networking with other members.

Fees: EUR 10 per person (members, students and guests)

Registration

Detailed invitation

15
Jun

ABIAL Annual General Meeting

We would like to invite you to attend the ABIAL Annual General Meeting, at La Cave à Fromages (1, route Bender).

The event will include short presentations made by the ABIAL Chairperson, Treasurer and Honorary Auditor. The floor will then be opened to the members to raise any questions pertaining to the organisation and running of the ABIAL.

The event will also include cheese and wine tasting with wines from the Mediterranean region.

Fees: The cost for the cheese and wine-tasting event is EUR 20. 

Detailed invitation

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18
May

CANCELLED – Evening Event – IT Security

ABIAL warmly invites all its members – and guests – to an early evening of presentations on IT security and data protection. These topics are concerns that we all recognise – and stories of data leaks, e-mail hacking, and IT fraud all still seem to appear in our newspapers every day.

What should you be worried about? And do you know about the EU’s new “General Data Protection Regulation”? Vincent Villers, PwC Luxembourg’s lead partner advising on IT security matters, will warn us about some of the current threats. He will focus on two topics. Frédéric Vonner, a PwC Luxembourg partner, is a specialist adviser on data protection law and practice, an area where regulation is growing and tightening.

Fees: EUR 20 for Members; EUR 30 for Guests (non-members) and EUR 10 for the first 5 students of the UK or Irish Institutes on a first come and first served basis

Registration

Detailed invitation

24
Apr

EVENT POSTPONED – DATE TBC: Evening Event – IT Security

IT security and data protection are concerns that we all recognise – and stories of data leaks, e-mail hacking, and IT fraud all still seem to appear in our newspapers every day.

ABIAL warmly invites all its members – and guests – to an early evening of presentations on these topics.

Vincent Villers, PwC Luxembourg’s lead partner advising on IT security matters, will warn us about some of the current threats. He will focus on two topics. Frédéric Vonner, a PwC Luxembourg partner, is a specialist adviser on data protection law and practice, an area where regulation is growing and tightening.

Fee: EUR 20 for Members; EUR 30 for Guests (non-members) and EUR 10 for the first 5 students of the UK or Irish Institutes on a first come and first served basis.

Detailed invitation

01
Mar

Professional Practice Update – Investment Fund Industry

We had the pleasure to organise our Professional Practice Update on the Investment Fund industry on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Chamber of Commerce (7, rue Alcide de Gasperi).

ABIAL created an extensive program which included Anouk Agnès from ALFI, who spoke on the state of the Luxembourg investment fund industry, an update on Legal and Regulatory aspects, the evolution of the fund distribution as well as a panel discussion on the practical implications and impacts Brexit has on the fund industry.

Detailed invitation

The various presentations are available hereafter:

1. State of the Luxembourg Investment Fund Industry – Anouk Agnès, ALFI

2. Fund distribution evolution – Said Fihri, KPMG

3. Legal and Regulatory update – Jérôme Wigny, EHP

4. Panel discussion: Brexit – practical implications and impact on fund industry

5. Tax Update – Keith O’Donnell, Atoz

14
Feb

Evening Event – Luxembourg Inheritance Rules and Taxes

Edouard Delosch from Notaire Delosch and Frederic Scholtus from KPMG Luxembourg informed the participants about the civil legal aspects of Luxembourg inheritance law as well as about the indirect and direct tax aspects regarding the registration fees. Some practical examples finally completed the information session.

During the presentation two books were recommended on the topic, which are

“Les successions en Europe” Le droit national de 42 pays européens (CNUE – IRENE – CAE) édition 2016
“Le droit Patrimonial Luxembourgeois” Aspects civils et fiscaux, troisième édition retravaillée (ISBN: 978-90-46-58594-8)

Presentation (pdf)

 

12
Jan

ABIAL New Year’s Cocktail

To provide an opportunity for our members and students to meet in a casual atmosphere to celebrate the New Year, we are delighted to invite you to the ABIAL New Year’s Cocktail 2017. Please do invite any newcomers to Luxembourg who you think would be interested in attending and networking with other members.

FEE: EUR 10 per person (members, students and guests)

Detailed invitation

Registration