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About the Programme (February 1st - February 3rd, 2012)

Subject: E-Training Programme on Tax Treaties

Background
The Foundation for International Taxation (FIT) has organised a three-day training course on the most important and most practically relevant issues in international tax treaties. It is given by the eminent professors and senior research staff of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at WU in Vienna (Austria). The Institute is renowned as one of the leading academic institutes for the study of international taxation in the world and its Masters programme on the subject is globally recognised.

The course will be held in south Mumbai from February 1-3. 2012. To make the course affordable, the course will be given by the Austrian professors using video conferencing facilities to avoid the costs of their travel and stay in India. The lectures will be given on pre-recorded video tapes in the morning sessions and will be followed in the afternoon by live sessions using video conferencing facilities. These afternoon sessions will enable the participants to interact with the professors in Vienna with their questions and comments in a classroom environment.

This course is meant for professionals in industry as well as in practice with preferably some knowledge of tax treaties e.g. intermediate to advance levels. However, it may also be suitable for participants who are new to the subject provided they prepare themselves using appropriate reading materials in advance. A sound knowledge of Indian domestic tax laws and treaties is desirable. At the end of the course, the participants will have an overview of the theory and practice of Model tax treaties as well as some of the significant international tax issues in treaty interpretation and application. The Foundation for International Taxation will also award an official certificate of attendance to all attendees on successful completion of the course.

Location & Timing
Date: February 1st to February 3rd 2012,
Time: 09.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 02.00 pm to 05.30 pm each day
Venue: Auditorium, Nishith Desai & Associates
l04 B, 10th Floor, Mittal Court,
Nariman Point, Mumbai.

Fee
As an intermediate to advance course in thternational tax treaties given by internationally renowned faculty from the Vienna Institute, the fee has been kept relatively low at Rs. 25,000 per participants for this course.
A group discount of 20% will be given for three or more participants from the same organisation.
A special discount of 50% will be given for 10 or more participants from the same professional organisation.
Due to capacity constraints at the video conferencing centre the registration will be limited and strictly based on first-come first served basis.

Registration
For registration please complete the attached form and send it with your fee to
Foundation for International Taxation

622, Maker Chambers V, 6th Floor,
221 Nariman Point,
Mumbai 400 021.
Tel.: +91-22-2202 4259/61, +91-22-6515 7488.
TeleFax: +91-22-2202 4260.
Email: internationaltax.foundation@gmail.com

Course Co-ordinator
Kiran Umrootkar

In case you have any questions please contact:
Uma Sathnur
(Executive Secretary)

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