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7th Annual National Association of Business Economics (NABE) Transfer Pricing Symposium

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 {ml-event-to} Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Symposium is conducted by NABE's Transfer Pricing Roundtable, chaired by Karen Kirwan, CBE, of the Internal Revenue Service, and Jill Weise, CBE, of Duff & Phelps.

Each year, the NABE Transfer Pricing Symposium gathers leading professionals from business, government, and consulting firms to discuss and debate the most relevant economics topics in the field of transfer pricing. The NABE TPS uniquely focuses on the economics of transfer pricing and the latest technical thinking in this area. Participants will engage with a diverse set of views & insights and enjoy ample opportunities to network with transfer pricing colleagues from a wide range of organizations, sectors, and perspectives. In 2016, more than 170 Transfer Pricing professionals from nearly 60 firms and government agencies participated in the TPS.

A CUT Above?  Can Transactional Data Effectively Combat the Subjectivity in Value Chain Assessments?
July 19, 2017 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  

Panel: Richard Bruch, Horst Frisch; Steve Heubeck, IRS; Kartikeya Singh, PwC; Erik Skarstad, Disney; Sanford Stark, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Value chain assessments risk injecting subjectivity into transfer pricing analyses. This panel will address the role of value chain assessments and the importance of transactional data in limiting subjective considerations, including discussion of the significant challenges in identifying and defending comparable transactions.