Breakfast Briefing for Company Secretaries: DAC 6 - The clock is ticking
What should you do?
Raphaël worked for eight years as a fund accountant (in the regulated and non-regulated sector) and as a domiciliation agent before joining PwC Luxembourg in 2007. He started his career in 1999.
At PwC, he worked in the corporate tax department where he was in charge of a portfolio of international clients (consulting and compliance).
Raphaël helped create the corporate structuring service (CSS) department, where he gained experience in implementing structures and managing the routine activities of companies in Luxembourg from a corporate secretary perspective. He acted as corporate secretary for international groups.
Raphaël is in charge of the domiciliation department and heads PwC Luxembourg’s programme for independent directors.
Raphaël is also involved in developing web-based database management tools (dedicated to collaboration and governance of boards).
Raphaël is also managing the EGC services (Entity Governance and Compliance) which supports clients in the monitoring, completion of annual formalities as per applicable regulations and organization of meetings of boards/committees.
Raphaël is a member of the Ordre des experts-comptables (Luxembourg’s institute of chartered accountants) and was involved in several of the institute’s domiciliation and anti-money-laundering committees. He is member of the working group of ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs) related to Company secretarial and Governance Officer.
Raphaël is also certified in corporate governance with HEC Liège.
Amandine is a Director in the Luxembourg Financial Services Tax Practice. She has over 15 years experience international tax consulting and developed an expertise in operational tax compliance for international financial groups.
Amandine notably lead exchange of information implementation and healthcheck projects (EUSD/FATCA/CRS/QI), participated to tax regulatory and IT gap analyses, reviewed procedures/functional specifications and gave trainings and conferences on such topics. She contributes to PwC Luxembourg’s Tax AML projects (due diligence and trainings).
Amandine has also lead some awareness sessions, and gap analyses on the new Directive 2018/822 (“DAC6”) with several market players. She is a frequent speaker for conferences on the topic and represents PwC Luxembourg within the PwC European DAC6 network of experts for the financial sector (notably for the banking and asset management industry).