OECD Tax Talk #12 – BEPS

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The 12th OECD Tax Talk took place on 11 June 2019. Attending were Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, Sophie Chatel, Head of Tax Treaty Unit, Mayra Lucas, Senior Advisor Tax Treaties & Transfer Pricing Division, and David Bradbury Head of Tax Policy and Statistics Division.


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OECD Tax Talk #11 – BEPS

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On 29 January 2019, the first webinar of the new year 2019 took place with Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Achim Pross, Head of International Co-Operation and Tax Administration, Sophie Chatel, Head of Tax Treaty Unit, Sandra Knaepen,

Head of Mutual Agreement Procedure Unit, as well as Anne Moore and Tibor Hanappi of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division.


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OECD Tax Talk #10 – BEPS

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On 16 October 2018, after six months of Radio silence, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, reported back in a new Webinar together with Achim Pross, Head of International Cooperation and Tax Administration,

Jeffrey van Hove, Senior Tax Advisor, Tax Treaty, Transfer Pricing and Financial Transaction Division, Melissa Dejong, Head of Harmful Tax Practices & Tax and Crime Units, and Félicie Bonnet, Advisor Mutual Agreement Procedures Unit.


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The 15 BEPS action points explained comprehensibly


On 22 August 2018 the Federal Council adopted the message on the BEPS Convention. But what exactly is the BEPS Project?


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OECD Tax Talk #9 – BEPS

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Today, the digitisation of the economy is undoubtedly a new challenge for the international tax community. As part of the OECD's BEPS project, the Interim report of 16 March 2018 shed light on a wide variety of proposed solutions and

the respective positions of the individual states.


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OECD Tax Talk #8 – BEPS


On the 15 December 2017, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Michelle Harding, Head of Tax Data and Statistics Analysis Unit, David Bradbury, Head of Tax Policy and Statistics, Sophie Chatel, Head of Tax Treaty Unit, John Peterson, Head of Aggressive Tax Planning Unit, and Sandra Knaepen, Head of Mutual Agreement Procedures Unit, once again came forward with a new webinar just before Christmas and the new year. 


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Master File and Local File - the new challenge for multinational corporations


The exchange of country-specific reports is currently on everyone's radar in Switzerland. Switzerland has undertaken to implement it as a minimum standard within the framework of the OECD BEPS-project by February 2017. But there are other standards in BEPS Action Point 13 that should not be underestimated by Swiss corporations - the Master and the Local File. 


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OECD Tax Talk #7 – BEPS


On 17 October 2017, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, reported back with another webinar after the summer, together with Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, Giorgia Maffini, Deputy Head of Tax Policy and Statistics Division, Sophie Chatel, Head of Tax Treaty Unit, and Caroline Malcom, Senior Advisor to Director and Deputy Director.


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Recent developments concerning the international exchange of tax-relevant data


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OECD Tax Talk #6 – BEPS


On June 26th 2017, Pascal Saint-Amans, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, together with Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, Maikel Evers, Advisor on Tax Treaties, Melinda Brown and Mayra Lucas, Advisors on Transfer Pricing, and Monica Bhatia, Head of Global Secretariat, has once more spoken out in the course of a webinar.


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Corporate tax planning undergoing change


Within the framework the economy's globalisation, the number and the importance of internationally active companies has risen significantly over the last decades. This development will increase further in the coming years. Beside large companies, SMEs are increasingly becoming active internationally.


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OECD Tax Talk #5 – BEPS


On the 28th of March 2017 Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, together with Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, Gita Kothari, Senior Legal Advisor, Legal Directorate, Jefferson Vandervolk, Head of Tax Treaty & Transfer Pricing & Financial Transaction Division, Giorgia Maffini, Deputy Head of Tax Policy and Statistics, and Piet Battiau, Head of Consumption Taxes Unit, have again given information on developments within the BEPS project and other related tax issues in the course of a Webinar.


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OECD Tax Talk #4 - BEPS


On December 5, 2016 Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration together with Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, Gita Kothari, Senior Legal Advisor, Legal Directorate, Maikel Evers, Advisor, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and Giorgia Maffini, Deputy Head of Tax Policy and Statistics informed in a Webinar on developments within the BEPS project and other related tax issues.


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OECD Tax Talk #3 - BEPS


In September 2016 Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, together with Jesse Eggert, Senior Advisor on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project, David Bradbury, Head of tax Policy and Statistics Division, and Sarah Perret, Tax Economist in the Tax Policy and Statistic Division, have again given information about the international tax policy agenda and the national development in tax legislation in the course of a webinar.


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OECD Tax Talk #2 - BEPS


In July 2016, Pascal Saint-Amans, Mayra Lucas, Advisor of Transfer Pricing Unit, Melinda Brown, Advisor of Transfer Pricing Unit, and Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, have again held a webinar about the current development of the BEPS Project. Thereby, the newest works regarding individual action points have been expanded on.


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OECD Tax Talk #1 - BEPS


In mid-June, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Achim Pross, Head of International Co-operation and Tax Administration, and Ben Dickinson, Head of Tax and Development, have given information about the current development in the BEPS Project and the OECD's further tax projects in the course of a webinar.


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