All events Conference Online Face-to-face Transfer pricing

National Transfer Pricing Conference

25-26 August 2022 | Crown Melbourne & Online



Join in-house corporates, regulators and advisers at Australia’s premier transfer pricing event

Transfer pricing continues to be a progressively complex issue for those operating global businesses. Increased enforcement, regulations and inter-company transfers puts it high on the risk agendas of corporate organisations. 

Expert technical knowledge and practical insights

This program brings together experts from across the profession to discuss all the latest topics, trends and emerging issues in transfer pricing impacting corporate Australia today. Hot topics include local and global developments including APAs, compliance, Pillar 1 and 2, digitalisation challenges, audits and reviews, plus more.

Who should attend?

Designed for in-house corporates, regulators and those specialising in transfer pricing from the accounting and legal profession, attendees will hear from some of Australia’s leading experts and thought leaders over this two-day conference.

Venue and destination

The 2022 event will be held in Crown Melbourne. It’s a great opportunity to return to in person events and reconnect with colleagues and peers from across the profession.

Network, network, network

Our specialist conferences are designed to allow delegates the time to enjoy robust technical discussions with colleagues and incorporate several opportunities throughout for attendees to mingle with peers and presenters. Each conference program includes dedicated networking functions for attendees to connect with like-minded members of the profession and discuss the latest issues in tax and beyond.

Flexible format and attendance options

Once again, the event will be offered in a hybrid format – in person and online – to afford you the opportunity to learn in the most convenient way possible. 

Event Details

Full Registration - Early Bird

$ 1,600 (member)

$ 1,600 (new member)

$ 1,900 (non member)

  • When25-August-2022 - 26-August-2022
  • FormatFace-to-Face & Online
  • CPD Hours12




This specialist program will be led by expert presenters and facilitators. Join us for a program of plenaries and technical streams and secure your place today.

8:30–9:15am Registration

9:15–9:30am Welcome and opening address

Damian Preshaw, CTA, National Transfer Pricing Conference Chair

9:30–10:30am Session 1: Keynote address

10:30–11:00am Morning tea

11:00am–12:00pm Session 2A: Taking the (transfer pricing) heat out of investing into Australia

Michelle Sams, Australian Taxation Office

Session 2B: Inbound vs outbound: Do the transfer pricing rules apply in the same way

12:00–1:00pm Session 3: Addressing the tax challenges of digitalisation – Recent developments and potential issues arising in relation to Pillar 2

Ann-Maree Wolff, CTA, Rio Tinto; Natalie Chang, FTI, Rio Tinto

1:00–2:00pm Lunch

2:00–3:00pm Session 4A: DPT cases before the Federal Court! What does it mean for MNE groups?

Facilitator: Dr Niv Tadmore, CTA, Jones Day


Fiona Dillon, CTA, Chief Tax Counsel, ATO

Jennifer Davies SC, Victorian Bar

Session 4B: Revisiting use of profit split methods in light of the revised guidance in the 2022 OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines

Natalya Marenina, BDO; Filippo Miotto, BDO

3:00–3:30pm Afternoon Tea

3:30–4:30pm Session 5A: The Commissioner’s ability to access information in transfer pricing cases

Facilitator: Fiona Moore, CTA, EY


Dioni Perera, FTI, EY

Monisha Sequeira, Allens

Session 5B: ATO draft ruling on the character of receipts relating to software: To withhold or not to withhold?

Neil Pereira, CTA, Deloitte, Priscilla Ratilal, Deloitte

4:30–5:30pm Session 6: Commercial rationality: why does it matter and how do I prove it? 

Martin Fry, FTI, Allens; Thomas Ickeringill, FTI, Allens; Jason Vella, ATI, EY

5:30–7:30pm Networking function

8:30–9:30am Session 7: The Tax Avoidance Taskforce gets another two year’s funding: how far has it come and what is next?

Sophie Lewis, ATO

9:30–10:30am Session 8A: Managing PE risks of a highly mobile workforce

Facilitator: Greg Weickhardt, PwC


Sandie Parker, Canva

Lisa Escudero, CTA, Atlassian Pty Ltd

 Session 8B: Recent developments and potential issues arising in relation to Pillar 1 Amount B

Alia Lum, CTA, KPMG

10:30–11:00am Morning tea

11:00am–12:00pm Session 9: The SingTel decision and Full Federal Court appeal

Jane Rolfe, ATI, KPMG; Alex Patrick, KPMG

12:00–1:00pm Session 10A: Making Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) more effective and efficient: Helping taxpayers to help themselves

Simon Hellmers, ATO

Session 10B: Potential penalties in transfer pricing cases: What penalties could be applied and how might these be mitigated?

Damian Preshaw, CTA, Preshaw Consulting Pty Ltd

1:00–2:00pm Lunch

2:00–3:00pm Session 11A: Transfer pricing audits are far more likely to be settled than to proceed to audit

Facilitator: Ed Baghdasarayan, ATI, PwC


Renae Ali, ATO

Nick Maley, FTI, PwC

Angela Wood, CTA, Clayton Utz

Session 11B: What is preventing the tax function from reaching its ‘digital tax’ aspirations?

Nicola Dorling, Deloitte; Wendy Oliver

3:00–4:00pm Session 12: In-house corporate perspective on dealing with transfer pricing, the ATO and the public’s perception

Facilitator: Dr Niv Tadmore, CTA, Jones Day


Sandra Farhat, CTA, EY

Pete Rhodes, ATI, Aristocrat

Paul Suppree, Corporate Tax Association

Mathew Umina, Rio Tinto

 4:00pm Conference close

Situated in Melbourne’s Southbank, Crown is located within a bustling precinct only minutes away from the city centre, and picturesquely perched on the Yarra River, a must-see destination for business and pleasure. 

Favourable room rates have been negotiated and secured at a number of different properties in and around crown. More information coming soon. 

Our conference venue is located on Southbank in Melbourne and a 40-minute drive from Melbourne airport. It’s a short walk to nearby shopping, restaurants and bars, all important stops on any visitor to Melbourne’s itinerary!  

Networking function


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