Executive Seminar 11-13 December - Multilateralism and the Shift Towards Global Tax Governance and Fiscal Transparency
Academy 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 follows the successful 2011 and 2012 editions. The Academy of Global Governance and the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, 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 brings 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.
Lee Burns | University of Sydney: What can be Learnt from a Federal Country?
Ana Paula Dourado | University of Lisbon: The Need for a New Global Tax Governance Rule from a Legal Point of View
Fernando Herrero | Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations: The Need for a New Global Tax Governance Rule from the Point of View of a Politician
Michael Keen | International Monetary Fund: Where Will The Voice of Developing Countries be Heard?
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 Grouping
Theo Poolen | Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration: The Enhanced Relationship Project and the Pilot Project of the Dutch Tax Administration
Pascal Saint-Amans | OECD: The Challenges of the BEPS Project and the Road to an Effective Countering of Profit Shifting into Low Tax Jurisdictions
Eric Zolt | UCLA School of Law: Building up the International Tax Standard against Offshore Non-Compliance