The Buzz: “Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax” (Max Baucus). The confluence of global trade, new technologies and governments' increasing need for tax revenue is impacting the global commerce landscape, challenging you and your competitors. To stay afloat, you need to understand, prepare for and stay on top of changing tax and regulatory compliance rules, as well as new technologies and platforms – including blockchain, machine learning, and big data. Got your lifejacket ready? The experts speak. John Viglione, Vertex: Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose” (Bill Gates). Robert Kugel, Ventana: “The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing” (Jean-Baptiste Colbert). Camilla Dahlen, SAP: “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities” (Stephen Covey). Join us for Global Commerce, Tax and Technology: Navigating Rough Waters Ahead.