Audit, Taxes and Accounting 2017

XX international conference "Audit, Taxes and Accounting 2017", Riga, Latvia

20th Professional Conference                                                              
15 December 2017, Hotel Radisson Blu Daugava, Riga   


9.00 – 9.30 Registration („Lielupe”Hall, Floor )


PLENARY SESSION 1  ("Lielupe” Hall, Floor 2)

Moderator: Andrejs Ponomarjovs - Doctor of Economics, President of the Association Accountants of the Republic of Latvia (AARI) , SIA “Nexia Audit Advice” partner


Latvian Macroeconomic Development and Challenges in the Near Future 

Kārlis Vilerts - Senior Economist of the Macroeconomic Analysis Department of the Monetary Police Directorate of the Bank of Latvia

Topical Changes in Taxes and Accounting in 2018

Ilmārs Šņucins - Deputy State Secretary in Tax, Customs and Accounting Issues of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia

Tax Administration Development

Dace PelēkāDeputy General Director of the State Revenue Service in Tax Issues 

Outsourcing of Accounting Services for Publicly Significant Structures

Lienīte Caune - CBB KONSULTĀCIJU BIROJS, LCCI Vice-President, Head of the Committee of the Public Interest Structures Committee of AARL

Development of the System Regulating the Auditor’s Profession and Activities

Andrejs Ponomarjovs - Dr.oec., Nexia Audit Advice SIA Chairman of the Board, CEO, AARL President, Chairman of the Audit Consultative Council, Nasdaq Riga Consultant and Expert, Associated Professor of the "RISEBA" 

11.30 – 12.00 COFFE BREAK

12.00 – 14.00 PLENARY SESSION 2

Moderator:  Jānis Zelmenis - BDO Latvia Partner



Preparation of Financial Statements for 2017

Svetlana Šemele - AARL Executive Director, Member of the Board of the LCCI Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Council 

New data protection regulation

Siiri AntsmäeHead of the Business Risk Service in the Baltics for Grant Thornton Baltic 

First Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS

Olga Molčanova - ACCA, Nexia Audit Advice SIA Cooperation Programmes Coordinating Partner, Head of the Economic Research and Management Consulting Department, Nexia International Contact Partner, AARL Member of the Board, Head of the International Secretariat

Application of Latvian and Estonian Corporate income tax system.  Similarities and differences?

Elīna Putniņa – Rödl & Partner, Associate Partner, Head of tax department, Certified tax consultant, Latvia

Alice Salumets - Rödl & Partner Advokaadibüroo OÜ, Attorney at law, Estonia

Operating and Financial Lease, its accounting
principles according to Latvian legislation and the IFRS 16.

Lelde Olšteina - BDO Latvia auditor


Essential issues of taxation of foreign companies and tax administration practice in Russia

Tatjana Cukanova - “ICLC” enterprise, Russia

Investment products and tax rebates   is everything as wonderful as it seems?

Toms Kreicbergs - IPAS INDEXO Executive Director


14.00 – 15.00 LUNCH

15.00 – 16.55 PLENARY SESSION 3

 Moderator: Andrejs Ponomarjovs - Doctor of Economics, President of the Association Accountants of the Republic of Latvia (AARI) , SIA “Nexia Audit Advice” partner


Time for change. Are you ready? (IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16)

Stelios Ntotsias -  BDO Greece buraeu

Fraudulent bankruptcy: signs, consequences, prevention

Jūlija Liodorova - Dr.cand.oec., State Police Forensic Department, forensic expert

Irina Voronova – RTU professor, Dr.oec.



Risk management organization for auditors

Rolands Žīgurs - BDO Latvia risk manager


Fraud - between civil and criminal liability
Aldis Alliksattorney

When and why non-violent dialogue becomes a conflict. What are the solutions?

Viktorija Portere  - mediator, sworn advocate, certified psychologist



16.55 Upon completion of the conference, RMS Forum, AARL and Santa Claus invite for a glass of wine and a piece of cake. 






CBB Konsultāciju birojs a member of NEXIA



Rodl & Partner

Latvijas Republikas gramatvezu asociacija



Radisson Blu Daugava

Students International

Media support

Grāmatvedība un Ekonomika

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