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Room 2 – Chair in Taxation and Public Finance workshop
International Perspectives: BEPS, Transparency, Etc.


May 16 2019, 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

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One reason the spotlight has been on the digital economy in recent years is because it poses a number of challenges for tax authorities worldwide. This workshop will describe the OECD’s BEPS initiative to strengthen international cooperation and tax transparency. Presenters will examine the impact of BEPS measures, discuss key issues and analyze both the effectiveness and relevance of these measures against a fast-changing digital backdrop.

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30 minutes per speaker

15-minute question period

Total duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

  1. Jean-Pierre Vidal (issues, perspectives and analysis)
  2. Jessica Di Maria (issues and challenges for tax authorities: potential uses for international organizations, views of WHO, OECD, etc.)
  3. Ted Gallivan (issues and challenges for the CRA)
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