EVENT: Complete Tax Solutions (CTS) Conference 2018

We are delighted to invite you to attend our upcoming Complete Tax Solutions (CTS) Conference.


Join us to hear firsthand how leading organisations are utilising innovation and technology to transform their tax reporting and finance function.

Our guest presenters will also shine the spotlight on contemporary reporting issues including:

  • Reporting under the new Accounting Standards

  • Determining uncertain or reportable tax positions

  • Artificial Intelligence and the (Present) Future of Law

  • Other presentations to be advised

Event details
Thursday, 20 September 2018 
8:30am for 9:00am start, concluding at 12:00pm (breakfast and morning tea included)
ShineWing Australia, Level 10, 530 Collin Street, Melbourne 


Ms Kris Peach

Chair and CEO of the Australian Accounting Standards Board

Kris Peach is the Chair of the Australian Accounting Standards Board. Kris has extensive experience in accounting standards setting. She previously served on the AASB as both a member and as the Deputy Chair, and as a member of the Australian Urgent Issues Group. Kris was previously a partner in KPMG’s International Standards Group and Australia’s Department of Professional Practice, interpreting complex technical accounting issues for a wide range of public and private entities. She also had a number of international financial reporting leadership roles within the firm.

Kris has been mentioned in the AFR as someone who would bring a fresh perspective and collaborative approach to her role at the AASB.

Mr Mark Bird

General Manager Taxation, Australian Unity

Mark leads the group tax function at the Australian Unity Group. Mark is responsible for the management and coordination of all tax matters for the Group. He has also held tax leadership roles at Village Roadshows and CUB Ltd.

Mark regularly presents and publishes articles on key tax issues. He has also written submissions to Treasury and the ATO on policy and tax interpretative matters.

Mark adopts a progressive and innovative approach to the tax function.

Mark will share with us his journey of implementing a transformation plan for the Group’s tax compliance function utilizing automation and robotics.

Mr Adrian Cartland

Principal at Cartland Law, Creator of Ailira

Adrian Cartland, the 2017 Young Lawyer of the Year, has worked as a tax lawyer in top tier law firms as well as boutique tax practices. He is now the Principal of Cartland Law, a boutique tax and commercial law firm. Adrian is also the Creator of Ailira, the Artificially Intelligent Legal Information Research Assistant, which automates legal research and information. Ailira has enabled non-professionals to pass University Tax Law exams and is currently used by hundreds of Australian tax lawyers and accountants for tax research and to unlock internal intellectual property. Ailira can also provide tailored legal information to consumers, initially in the areas of Domestic Violence (for which Cartland Law has already delivered a SA Government funded prototype), Business Structuring, and Wills and Estates. Ailira has powered the world's first Law Firm Without Lawyers. Adrian is known for his innovative advice and ideas and also for his entertaining and insightful professional speeches.

Registration and more information 


For more information about this event, please contact the ShineWing Australia Marketing team via [email protected].