Forthcoming Meetings

ABAF Christmas Lunch

Tuesday 5 December 2023


Le Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, Paris

Register your interest in attending the ABAF Christmas lunch in December. We'll be in touch when booking and payment is open.
We look forward to holding our 2023 Christmas lunch once again at Le Cercle de l'Union Interalliée.
Member charge will be €55, as a contribution towards the cost of the lunch.

This event is open to ICAEW, ICAS, Chartered Accountants Ireland and CIPFA members and booking is essential.

French personal tax update

Thursday 30 November 2023



Join us for a virtual meeting which will include a presentation on French personal tax matters and tax planning reminders.

The session will be in English. Our speaker will be Sakis Elisseou.
This event is open to ICAEW, ICAS, Chartered Accountants Ireland and CIPFA members and booking is essential.

Past Meetings


24 October 2023


The Association of British Accountants in France's AGM will take place by videoconference on Tuesday 24 October 2023.
Whether you're a regular attendee or you've never been able to join an ABAF event previously, take the opportunity to catch up virtually with your committee and other members living and working in France.

This year's virtual AGM will again take place on Zoom. We hope that members from around France will be able to join us.

Paris social event

17 October 2023


O’Sullivans bar
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Paris 8

Come and enjoy a drink and nibbles with fellow ABAF members.

There is no charge to attend this event but booking is essential.

Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

22 May 2023

Join the British in France to celebrate the coronation of their majesties King
Charles III and Queen Camilla on the terrasses of Les Salons Hoche on 22 May 2023 from 6pm to 9pm.
A British Community Committee of France event – all are welcome
Tickets €45 (including Champagne, wine, soft drinks and canapés)
Please pay by 11 May 2023

Les Salon Hoche, 9 avenue Hoche, 75008

Paris after work social event

20 april 2023

Thursday 20 April
O’Sullivans bar, Paris 8

Join fellow ICAEW members this April for our networking evening. Don’t miss out on socialising over drinks and nibbles at our first face-to-face event of the year.
There is no charge to attend this event but booking is essential.

Cabinet Francis Lefebvre Tax Update

24 January 2023

CMS Francis Lefebvre will provide a general update on labour law and social taxes, international taxation issues and French direction taxation.

This is event is a great opportunity to earn some CPD – a must for members who want to be up to speed on tax and law issues in France!

Participants who wish to see a specific point covered in the presentation are asked to email by Monday 16 January 2023.

The webinar will begin at 18:00, please join a few minutes early so there is a prompt start.

Our speakers will once again be Renaud Grob and Pierre Dedieu.

Please note that the majority of this session will be in French.

There is no charge for this online event but booking is essential.

ABAF Christmas Lunch

8th December 2022

As usual, it will be held at Le Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris.

Annual French personal tax update

30th November - 18-19h

The presenter will be Sakis Elisseou. He will make special mention of cryptocurrencies.

In addition to being an ABAF Council member, Sakis is the CEO of NLE Conseils, with offices in Paris and London. As English-speaking accountants in Paris, they provide accounting, finance and taxation advice to both individuals and businesses.

Online event

Inheritance and estate planning

26th October - 18-19h

Presentation (in French) by Ambroise Chartier, Notaire Associé in the Pôle Patrimoine – Estate Planning – Succession Transfrontalières at Desquesne Le Falher et Associés

The 3 following subjects will be addressed:

  • Choix de loi concernant testaments
  • Mandats de protection future (Powers of Attorney)
  • Acquisition de biens immobilier
    • Option: creation d’un SCI
    • L’incidence de l’IFI

The Business Lunch

Held the second Wednesday every month. This is a regular networking event hosted by Jonathan Cooper of The Spectrum IFA Group, in conjunction with the Franco British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Institute of Directors, the Association of British Accountants in France, the Department for International Trade, France, the British Council, and the Standard Athletic Club. If you are interested, please contact Edwina at