Informative talk on the consequences of Brexit will take place in Marbella on November 12

Informative talk on the consequences of Brexit, which will apply from 31st October, will be held at Marbella Congress and Exhibition Center on November 12, 5 pm. The entrance is free.

The following speakers will participate in the event.

Ricardo Bocanegra

Bocanegra is a Law graduate in the field of Public Law (Universidad de Sevilla) and an Administrative Manager.

Specialising in foreign issues, he is a lecturer and author of numerous articles in his field. He has participated in many forums and round tables aimed at foreign investors and he is an advocate of residential tourism, which he considers fundamental for the economies of the Costa del Sol and the entire province of Málaga.

In April 1982, he founded Gestoría Bocanegra. From the start, it specialised in issues surrounding foreigners and, in record time, it became the most important agency in Andalucía taking care of foreign nationals.

Ricardo Bocanegra has always been at the forefront of defending foreign nationals’ interests, as he is conscious of the fundamental importance of residential tourism for Málaga’s economy.

To further support foreign residents, Bocanegra founded the Federation of Associations of Foreign Nationals in the Costa del Sol (Federación de Asociaciones de Extranjeros de la Costa del Sol – FAECOSOL) in 1993. As president of FAECOSOL he made many advances that benefited foreigners in the region.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: Residence permit, working permit and many other aspects about living in Spain after the Brexit.

Charmaine Arbouin

Charmaine Arbouin has been British Consul for Andalucia, the Canaries, Ceuta and Melilla, for the past six years. The consulates that cover southern Spain are some of the busiest in the world with a significant population of UK nationals and millions of British tourists each year.

She has more than 20 years’ experience of managing people and resources in the public and not-for-profit sectors, She was a consultant to local and central government organisations in the UK, specialising in public sector performance improvement. She has a degree in Hispanic Studies.

As a long-term resident of Andalucia, she has first-hand experience of dealing with Spanish public health, administrative and education systems, giving her an insight into the challenges faced by UK nationals and enabling her and her teams to provide the best possible advice and support. Since 2016, the team in Malaga have held around 40 outreach events advising UK nationals on how to prepare for Brexit.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: Actions and measures to be taken by the British Consul in Málaga.

Inmaculada Domecq

Director of Tax Department UHY Fay & Co. Inmaculada Domecq has over 15 years’ experience in Tax Advisory matters and specialises in tax procedures, international tax, fiscal consolidation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate tax, patrimonial planning of family-owned companies, investment of non-residents, as well as all types of Spanish taxes, especially corporate tax and VAT.

Bernard Fay

Managing Partner of UHY Fay & Co. Bernard Fay is a Managing Partner of UHY Fay & Co and was Global Chairman of UHY International until last year.

Fay has over 35 years’ experience auditing and advising large- and medium-size companies, including Spanish subsidiaries of multinational enterprises. He specialises in National and International Tax, and in providing advisory services to companies in the process of internationalisation, through worldwide mergers or acquisitions.

UHY Fay & Co is a multidisciplinary firm of professional services founded in 1983, specialized in tax, accounting, audit, corporate finance, legal, labour and advisory services, delivering tailor-made solutions of the highest quality.

Currently, UHY Fay & Co is amongst the top 20 leading professional services firms in Spain. The firm has a wide network of offices in the major cities with highly qualified professionals serving its clients both nationally and Internationally through UHY International, one of the leading international networks with 300 offices in 100 countries and over 8,700 professionals.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

BREXIT – TAX IMPLICATIONS:

  • Possible implications related to tax residence for individuals.
  • Corporate tax implications, mainly related to tax benefits covered by European directives.
  • Indirect tax issues, VAT, customs and special taxes.

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