Joint Webinar of AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees

Joint Webinar of AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees
May
26

Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/05/2020
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm


AmCham Digital Economy and Tax Committees
Cordially invite members to a Webinar
on May 26th, /Tuesday/,
2020,
starting at 2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m., 
via Webex

Registered AmCham members will receive login instructions and an access link 24 hours prior to the webinar.

Agenda

14:00 – 14:10Login of guests & Housekeeping rules
Iva Pavlova, AmCham Committee Manager
14:10 – 14:20Welcoming remarks
Iva Todorova and Ivaylo Slavov, AmCham Digital Economy Committee Co-chairs
Milen Raykov, AmCham Tax Committee Chair
14:20 – 15:00Presentation and Q&A
“Protection of software applications. Free software licenses
·       Protection of software applications under Bulgarian law – comparison with world practice
·       Is it possible to patent a software application
·       Problems of the existing protection model – software compatibility, upgrades/updates and maintenance
·       Free software license regimes – legal analysis. Do obligations exist for the creator of software released under a free software license
·       Options for the software creators and software users. Problems with the upgrades/updates and maintenance“
Speaker:
Lyuben Todev, Senior Associate, Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm
15:00 – 15:30  Presentation and Q&A
“Tax Incentives for IP
Transfers of IP from tax perspective
Tax aspects of Hard-to-value-intangibles (HTVI)
·  Transfer pricing considerations when transferring HTVI
·  Tax incentives for developing IP in other EU states
·  Implications of the new Mandatory Disclosure Regime for cross-border tax planning”
Speakers:
Viktor Mitev, Associate Partner, Ernst & Young Bulgaria
Milen Raikov, Partner, Ernst & Young Bulgaria
15:30 – 15:40Call for comments on the impact of Ordinance N-18 and proposals for improvement
Daniel Kiryakov, AmCham Communication and Policy Manager
15:40 – 15:45Miscellaneous

Working Language: Bulgarian


Registration

Please note the meeting is open to AmCham members only!
To attend the webinar, please register below by May 25th, COB. We could accommodate up to three representatives of a member.

Registration form