Program

Bilingual Conference - Simultaneous Interpretation in French and English
Day 1
03 Nov 2015
7:30-7:45

Welcome and registration – breakfast

Déjeuner du Québec
PORTRAIT D’UNE FISCALITÉ QUÉBÉCOISE ADAPTÉE AU QUÉBEC DU 21E SIÈCLE

Reservations required. The presentations will be held in French.
Brigitte Alepin
Luc Godbout
Stéphane Pallage
08:30-9:00

Welcome and registration

Opening speech

Brigitte Alepin
Allison Christians
Louise Otis
Natalie St-Pierre

COMPETITION AND TAXATION: A LOOK AT THE LANDSCAPE

Through presentations made by leading tax executives from around the globe, this panel provides participants with the necessary unbiased insight to fully grasp tax competition. Learn the essentials and update...
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Katharina Becker
Allison Christians
Peter Dietsch
Lyne Latulippe

TAX COMPETITION AMID ASYMMETRICAL INFORMATION

Countries publish their tax rules, but that doesn’t mean the public – or other national tax authorities — know how those rules are being interpreted and applied.  This panel will...
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Elise J. Bean
10:40 - 11:00

Break

COMPETING WHEN YOUR COMPETITORS DON’T PAY TAX. INSIDERS’ VIEWS & SOLUTIONS

Join this ground-breaking discussion presenting the point of views of some of the most important actors in tax competition: companies. Opportunities to hear tax specialists in the corporate world publically...
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Steven Adams
Tasso Lagios
Natalie St-Pierre

FROM GLOBAL TO LOCAL TAX COMPETITION: WHEN TAX COMPETITION HITS CLOSE TO HOME

Lesser known than its international counterpart, local or regional tax competition can be just as aggressive and very real. This is an opportunity to consider how neighbouring jurisdictions have competed...
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Sam Brownback
Blanca Moreno-Dodson
Paul Waldie

THE OECD’s BEPS PROJECT: AN EXCLUSIVE UPDATE FOR TAXCOOP’S AUDIENCE

This exclusive session features Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration since the inception of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project, who shares...
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Gabe Hayos
Pascal Saint-Amans

IT’S LEGAL, BUT IS IT MORAL?: TAX MORALITY AND ITS LIMITS

This session will turn the spotlight on the use and misuse of morality in taxation systems. The panellists, all great thinkers in fiscal policies, will: provide the participants with a...
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Brian J. Arnold
Alison Holder
Jean-Pierre Vidal

GET INSPIRED AND MOVING WITH SOME HELP FROM OPINION LEADERS WHO HAVE MADE A TRUE DIFFERENCE

Hear a panel of leaders who have brought true change in the specialized field of taxation and public policies. Through an interactive format, they will share with participants their experiences...
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Brigitte Alepin
Margaret Hodge
Lee Sheppard
16:00 - 16:30

Break

CORPORATE TAX ON TRIAL

Get the facts straight with the “Corporate tax on trial” and its participative jury. This debate will clarify the question of the future of corporate tax beyond biases and easy...
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Dan Mitchell
Richard Murphy
Louise Otis
Jay K. Rosengard
17:45 - 20:00

Cocktail : toward taxCOOP 2016