As the new year approaches, it is time to address the changes it will bring. Numerous legislative updates and new laws are presenting companies with new challenges. Some of the amendments are already in effect, while others are due to come into force at the turn of the year.
In our multidisciplinary webcast, speakers from Deloitte Legal and Deloitte Tax will present a selection of important new regulations and provide an overview of the key new obligations that companies and their decision-makers will have to prepare for.
In particular, we will be focusing on the following topics:
- Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
- Overview of the key content of the following legal acts :
o Act on the Modernization of Partnership Law (MoPeG),
o EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation,
o Whistleblower Protection Act,
o Financing the Future Act
- Latest developments in the area of Pillar 2 and German implementing legislation (draft of the Minimum Tax Act, MinStG-E)
Following the presentations, our speakers will also be available for a detailed Q&A.
Please do not hesitate to submit your questions for the Q&A session already in the course of your registration.
In our last webcast of 2023, we would like to introduce you to one of this year's Hidden Movers projects of the Deloitte Foundation, which you can support by participating in our webcast: With each participant, we will increase our donation to the good cause. We will announce the supported project and the total donation amount and at the end of the webcast.
Webcast in German language – please feel free to contact our experts for explanations in English language.
For organizational questions, please contact
Madeleine A. Thrun
Tel: +49 211 87724645
Dr. Julia Petersen
Dr. Julia Petersen has joined Deloitte Legal in June 2016 as a partner and head of the Berlin Legal Office. Julia advises in M&A. and Corporate. Julia Petersen is an established M&A expert and has extensive experience in counseling national and international transactions for strategic investors and PEs including the advice of real estate transactions. The corporate advice of Julia Petersen includes especially the advice of complex restructuring measures including cross-border transactions as well as the advice in connection with shareholder conflicts. Before joining Deloitte Legal, Julia worked for lindenpartners Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB as a Partner and prior to that she was a long term partner of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. Julia Petersen is named as a recommended lawyer for corporate law in kanzleimonitor.de 2015/2016. Julia speaks German, Englisch and French.
Bettina Mertgen joined Deloitte Legal as a specialist lawyer for tax law, tax advisor and advisor for customs and excise tax in May 2016 and advises national and international clients in all questions with respect to customs-, excise tax- and foreign trade law. Her expertise covers all areas of customs- and foreign trade law and Bettina’s special focus lays on litigation, compliance reviews and audits. In this context, she defends clients in alleged infringements of customs-, excise tax- or foreign trade law, supports the implementation or conducts the review of compliance systems in this area and leads litigations with respect to e.g. customs value- or customs tariff law. Before joining Deloitte Legal, Bettina Mertgen was working several years for another international Law Firm. International Tax Review names her “Women in Tax - Leaders in Germany“. Bettina Mertgen speaks German and English.
Dr. Hendrik Breimann
Dr. Hendrik Breimann ist Partner im Bereich Business Tax / International Tax an der Schnittstelle zu Tax Management Consulting. Seit über 18 Jahren betreut er Unternehmen in verschiedenen Industriezweigen zum deutschen und internationalen Steuerrecht in Outbound Konstellationen sowie steuerlichen Strukturierungen. Sein Schwerpunkt liegt inbesondere auch im Bereich der Errichtung und Prüfung von Tax Compliance Management Systemen. In diesem Bereich hat er bereits zahlreiche Mandanten von der Analyse der Risiken in den steuerlichen Prozessen bis zur Vollständigen Implementierung der Systeme begleitet und auch das Go-Live der Systeme mit seinem Team unterstützt. Zudem verantwortet er aufgrund zahlreicher langjähriger Branchenmandate als Tax & Legal Sector Leader Power, Utilities & Renewables die Weiterentwicklung der Steuer und Rechtsberatung in diesem Bereich. Zudem vertritt er Deloitte in Fachgremien des IDW und bei Accountancy Europe.
Anna Reshetina-Korkhova, LL.M.
Anna joined the Berlin team of Deloitte Legal in December 2016. She is part of the Corporate/M&A team and advises on transactions for national and international clients. Prior to joining Deloitte Legal, Anna had worked for several years as a lawyer in the field of corporate and energy law with an international law firm. She has studied in Berlin and London (LL.M.) and worked as a trainee (Referendarin) in Berlin and Brussels. Anna speaks German, Russian and English. She is a member of the German-Russian Lawyers Association.