Ecommerce Europe and Virke: Workshop on Digital Taxation, VAT and parcel delivery


Ecommerce Europe and Virke, respectively the European e-commerce association and the Enterprise Federation of Norway, are, in cooperation with PWC Oslo, inviting you to attend a joint workshop to learn more about:

  • the plans of the European Union with regard to the taxation of the digital economy
  • the implementation of the VAT E-commerce Reform adopted in December 2017 by the EU Member States
  • how the upcoming changes will affect the logistics sector

Participants will be able to ask questions, exchange views and hear from European experts about the practical consequences that the adopted and upcoming EU legislation may have on the daily business of online merchants.

Draft program

11h00-11h10  Welcome and opening remarks from   Virke11h10-11h30    Introduction on digital taxation and long-term corporate taxation issues, by   PWC

11h30-13h00   Presentation of the European Commission’s Proposals to tax the digital economy and the position of the e-commerce sector   | Alan Rhode & Luca Cassetti

Roundtable discussion

13h00-13h30  Networking lunch

13h30-15h00  Presentation on the VAT Ecommerce Reform and its implications for the sector, and upcoming changes in the supply chain   | Walter Trezek

Comments   by Espen Qvist  and Roundtable discussion.

The Speakers

Mr. Alan Rhode    is the Co-founder of and the Taxation Expert of Ecommerce Europe.

Mr. Luca Cassetti    is the Director of EU Public Affairs of Ecommerce Europe in Brussels.

Mr. Walter Trezek    is, amongst other, the Logistics Expert for Händlerbund (Germany), Co-chair of the e-Logistics Working Group of Ecommerce Europe and Chair of the Consultative Committee of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).

Mr. Steinar Hareide, lawyer and partner at PWC Norway.

Mr. Espen Qvist, lawyer and partner at PWC Norway.


Please feel free to register to the Workshop  via this link.