VAT Clinic in Sharjah

08 January 2018

The Management Committee of ICAI UAE (Dubai) has a great pleasure to invite you to the VAT Clinic to be held on Saturday, 13 January 2018 at Masrah Al Qasba Auditorium, Sharjah. It’s a unique opportunity for members to seek advice from VAT Experts who in an interactive session will answer queries of members & clarify their doubts & concerns on VAT & related aspects. 

For registration: click here

Speakers:

From BDO: Brian Conn, VAT Partner BDO UAE, KSA and Kuwait

Brian Conn is a VAT Partner at BDO. With over 20 years’ experience, Brian originally trained with HM Customs and Excise (now HM Revenue and Customs) before moving into practice in 1990. After spells with the leading Big 4 firms for many years, Brian joined BDO UAE in 2017, where he heads up the VAT practice for the GCC region.

Brian has advised clients across a wide range of industries, including financial services, oil and gas, retail, manufacturing and distribution, real estate and the government sectors. Many of his clients have international operations and he is experienced in global VAT issues. Notable projects have included advising on the Channel Tunnel rail link between the UK and France, the establishment of the Francis Crick Institute and the London Olympics in 2012. He has also been involved in a number of landmark VAT cases in both the UK and European Courts.

In addition to technical consulting work Brian is also experienced in the delivery of compliance projects, including systems and process improvement and the implementation of VAT technology solutions.