This seminar is intended to provide participants with an introduction to the European Commission Proposal for a Council Directive laying down rules to prevent the misuses of shell entities for tax purposes and the European Commission Proposal for a Council Directive on ensuring a global minimum level of taxation for multinational groups in the Union.

Wednesday, 26 January 2022
14.00 - 17.00
Christopher Bergedahl
Dr Rachel Zarb Cousin

The EU Commission’s Proposed Directives on Shell Companies and the Global Minimum Tax

On 22 December 2021, the European Commission published two proposals concerning shell companies and the OECD global minimum tax initiative. These two rulesets, should they be promulgated, will have important ramifications across the European Union.

This session is intended to introduce participants to the policy objectives and structural mechanics of the two directives.


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3 CPE core hours

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Christopher Bergedahl

Christopher is a Senior Manager at Deloitte Malta having joined in 2014 as part of its LL.D. Pathway Programme.  Christopher provides support in  both local and foreign client engagements within the team.

In 2017 he graduated summa cum laude from the International Tax Center Leiden following which he served as a Teaching Assistant for the Fall Term of the 2017-2018 class.

Dr Rachel Zarb Cousin

Rachel is a Director within the Tax Business at Deloitte Malta and leads the International Tax service line. Rachel focuses on international tax consulting and advises both local and multinational clients operating in various industries including financial services and life sciences and health care. Rachel’s main focus is on group restructurings, inbound investment structuring and private equity investments. Rachel is the Grants and Incentives Leader at Deloitte in Malta, where her responsibilities include advising clients on grants and incentives available locally as well as EU funding.

Following the completion of her postgraduate studies, she worked as a teaching assistant at the International Tax Centre in Leiden. Rachel has been admitted to the Maltese Bar and is a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation and a member of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners. Furthermore, Rachel is the Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Malta Institute of Taxation.