Past Events

Signature Lecture Series: Insights from the Prism of Global Tax Arena with Ms. Kate Barton, Global Vice Chair – Tax, EY – 16th October 2019

On October 16th, as part of its Signature Lecture Series, AMCHAM organized a roundtable interaction on ‘Insights From the Prism of Global Tax Arena’ with Ms. Kate Barton, Global Vice Chair – Tax, EY. The session began with a warm welcome by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM, followed by remarks by Mr. Viral Damania, CFO, Bank of America N.A. Through an insightful dialogue and a presentation, the keynote speaker Ms. Kate Barton shed light on U.S. tax reforms with a focus on key global tax developments. She highlighted the changing U.S. tax regime and the global impact on businesses, BEPS 2.0 and putting Tax 2.0 to work in a transformative age. This was followed by session on potential opportunities and implications of the corporate tax reduction in India by Mr. Sudhir Kapadia, Partner & National Tax Leader, EY India. Mr. Kapadia shared a brief overview of the economic landscape – globally as well as of India and the impact on investments post the tax rate cut. An engaging Q&A followed. The event concluded with closing remarks and a vote of thanks by Mr. Srinivas Krishnan, Managing Director – South Asia, Crown Worldwide Pvt. Ltd.