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Multilateralism and the Shift Towards Global Tax Governance and Fiscal Transparency

taxAcademy of Global Governance

11-13 December 2013

Venue: Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Scientific coordinators: Jeffrey Owens, Pasquale Pistone and Ana Paula Dourado

Joint Executive Training Seminar between the Academy of Global Governance and the WU Global Tax Policy Center at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, WU.

This Executive-Training Seminar followed the successful 2011 and 2012 editions. The Academy of Global Governance and the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business have created an on-going programme on global tax governance and fiscal transparency, and this year’s executive-training seminar brought together top speakers from academia, international institutions, business, and civil society to discuss the changing role of multi-lateral and regional organisations; the changing role of business and civil society; the recent EU proposals on tax and governance; improving international co-operation to counter offshore non-compliance; the protection of the taxpayer in a more transparent environment.

 

Programme 

 

 

Speakers

Francisco Beiner | Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations: Cooperative Compliance: The Experience of the Dutch Tax Administration and CIAT

Ana Paula Dourado | University of Lisbon: The Need for a New Global Tax Governance Rule from a Legal Point of View

Michael Keen | International Monetary Fund: Spillovers, Developing Country Perspectives and Other Key Issues in International Tax Governance

Philip Kermode | European Commission, DG Taxation and Customs Union: Enhancing Multilateral Transparency within the EU

Jeffrey Owens | WU Vienna University of Economics and Business:  Changing Roles of International and Regional Organization in the Context of Shifts of Power from West to East and the New Trans-Atlantic Partnerships

Pasquale Pistone | WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Salerno: The Development of Multilateral Instruments in the OECD, EU and Other Regional Groupings

Theo Poolen | Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration: Cooperative Compliance: The Experience of the Dutch Tax Administration and CIAT

Marlies de Ruiter | OECD: The Challenges of the BEPS Project and the Road to an Effective Countering of Profit Shifting into Low Tax Jurisdictions

Edoardo Traversa | Université catholique de Louvain: What can be learnt from the Fiscal Federalism Debate?

Eric Zolt | UCLA School of Law: Building up the International Tax Standard against Offshore Non-Compliance