Forthcoming Meetings

ABAF Christmas Lunch

8th December 2022

Le Cercle de l’Union des Interalliés, Paris

Registration details to follow

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

Link to registration

Past Meetings

Lyon Networking Lunch

NEW DATE ! Friday 2 September 2022

12-3 pm

Your member group in France has organised a gourmet lunch on Friday 2 September 2022. ABAF invites you to the Michelin-starred Cour des Loges in the heart of Vieux Lyon, to meet fellow members living and working in the region.

Please note that there is a charge for this event.

Link to registration

French VAT Update / Latest Changes

18 May 2022

French VAT Update / Latest Changes 18 May 2022, 18h-19h French time.

Stephen Dale will cover the following topics:

  1. Single versus multiple transactions – new rules
  2. Tax points on deposits – and general reminder on tax point rules
  3. Cross-border flows and compliance
    a. to include discussion on the new import VAT reverse charge
    b. tax representatives – new requirements
  4. VAT groups – from 1 Jan 2023
  5. Banking and Insurance and the modified option to tax
  6. E-commerce – One stop shops and Import one stop shops – practical issues seen in France.
  7. Q&A and AOB


20 April 2022

The Association of British Accountants in France's AGM will take place by videoconference on Wednesday 20 April, 18h-19h.
The guest speaker, Bruce Cartwright (COO of ICAS), will talk about Audit and Corporate Governance reform.

French fiscal update 1st February 2022 (18h-20h)

1st February 2022

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

Participants who wish to see a specific point covered in the presentation are asked to email

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 event but booking is essential.

ABAF Xmas Lunch

Thursday 9 December 12 midday-15h (French time)

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

French Personal Tax matters

Wednesday 24 November 18h (French time)

The presenter will be Sakis Elisseou.
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.

Inheritance/Estate Planning in France

15 September 2021 18h-19h

Presented by Amboise Chartier, Notaire Associé at Desquesne Le Falher & Associés. He works in their ‘Pôle Patrimoine – Estate Planning – Succession’.

The New Corporate Climate Leadership

11 May 2021

Emilie Prattico (former Manager at BSR) and Edward Cameron (former Managing Director BSR). “BSR” company for social responsibility.

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