8th International Conference 9 December, 2005 Radisson SAS Daugava Hotel, Riga


09.00 – 10.00 Registration (Daugava hall, 1st floor). Morning coffee

OSKARS SPURDZIŅŠ – Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia

10.10 – 11.30 PLENARY SESSION
Moderator: Andris Deniņš – Chairman of the board of BDO Invest Riga, Professor at the Latvia University

  • Government Policy Concerning the Issues of Audit and Acountancy. Changes in the Tax Policy
    Dāvids Tauriņš – Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia

  • European Court of Auditors and It’s Performance Results
    Igors Ludboržs – European Court of Auditors, IV Audit Group

  • The State Audit Office Collaboration with Auditors and Accountants. Auditing Methods, Tests and their Differences in Comparison with Internal Audit
    Inguna Sudraba – Auditor of the State Audit Office of the Republic of Latvia

  • European Taxation and the Lisbon Strategy: a Darker Shade of Grey
    Luc Nijs – Head of Tax, Partner at Sorainen Law Offices

  • Adaptation of International Accounting Standards in Europe. Convergence of Accountancy National Systems Using the Global GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
    Lars – Gőran Larsson – Authorized Public Accountant at Rődl & Partner, Sweden

    11.30 – 12.00 COFFEE BREAK

    12.00 – 13.30 PLENARY SESSION (continuation)
    Moderator: *

  • What does the EU Legislation Claim for the Auditors?
    Kristīne Potapoviča – Chairman of the Latvian Association of Certified Auditors, Latvia

  • Tax Violation Penalties System and its Current Development in Latvia
    Gunta Kauliņa – Tax Manager of the Company KPMG Baltics, Latvia

  • How can the SRS (State Revenue Service) Assist their Clients?
    Uldis Kokins – Director of the Finance and Tax Consulting Company Solvo Consulting, Latvia

  • Prevention of Money Laundering and Enterprises Providing Professional Services
    Jānis Zelmenis – Tax and Legal Partner at Deloitte &Touch, Latvia

  • Corporate Reputation – Can You Afford to Lose it?
    Ņina Kukuškina – Member of the Board of the Company AON Latvia, Latvia

    13.30 – 14.30 LUNCH

    Accounting Reports and Auditing. Taxes
    (Daugava hall, 1st floor)
    MODERATOR: Gunta Kauliņa – Tax Manager of KPMG Baltics, Latvia

  • * Preparation of Finance Reports of EU Projects and Summary of Experience
    Inga Meija – Finance Department Director at Latvian Investment and Development Agency

  • Anchors in the Court Judgements in VAT Cases
    Jānis Taukačs – Attorney-at-Law at Sorainen Law Offices, Latvia

  • Alterations of the Law Concerning Income Tax of Enterprise and their Impact on Taxpayers
    Zlata Elksniņa-Zaščirinska – Chief of Tax Consultancy of PricewaterhouseCooper, Latvia

    16.00 -16.30 COFFEE BREAK

  • Alteration of the Code of Ethics of Professional Accountants (Interational Accountants Federation)
    Dagnija Daneviča – Director of D.Danēvičas Auditors Office, Latvia

  • Quality Management Standard ISO 9001:2000 and Organization of Accountancy
    Aigars Hibneris – President of Hibner Consulting Company, Latvia

  • Professional Training of Latvian Accountants and Improvement of Professional Skills
    Inta Brūna – Director of the Institute of Accountancy, Faculty of Economics and Management, Latvia University

  • News of Accountancy Reports of Budget Authorities
    *Ligita Agleniece –Director of Reports Department of the Treasury of the Republic of Latvia

    Internal Audit and Risk Management
    (Lielupe hall, 2nd floor)
    MODERATOR: Zane Jēkobsone – Finance Director at MEI (Middle Europe Investments)

  • Enterprise Management Responsibility for the Situation of Internal Audit
    Michael Kiesewetter – Vice-President of Nord/LB Latvia

  • Risks and Opportunities of the Profession of Internal Audit
    Andris Riekstiņš – Chief of the Internal Audit Department of Latvian Mortgage and Land Bank

  • Information Risks and IS Audit
    Andris Brieze – Senior Manager of Risk Management of the Company KPMG Baltics, Latvia

  • Internal Audit Standards and Terminology
    Pēteris Strazdiņš –Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors in Latvia

    16.00 -16.30 COFFEE BREAK

  • *to be submitted
    Linas Dičpetris – Associate/ Partner of the Company Ernst & Young Baltic, Lithuania

  • Establishment of Risk Management System in the State Administration
    Aija Rieba – Chief of Internal Audit Department of the Ministry of Welfare of the Republic of Latvia

  • Risk Management and Internal Audit: Integrated Approach
    Aivars Lapiņš – Chief of Concultancy Practice at MARSH, Latvia

    Simultaneous translation in Latvian and English will be provided

    * Programme is subjected to changes
    18.00 Cocktail Party

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