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.
ALEPIN, Brigitte
GODBOUT, Luc
PALLAGE, Stéphane
08:30-9:00

Welcome and registration

Opening speech

ALEPIN, Brigitte
CHRISTIANS, Allison
OTIS, Louise
ST-PIERRE, Natalie

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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BECKER, Katharina
CHRISTIANS, Allison
DIETSCH, Peter
LATULIPPE, Lyne

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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ADAMS, Steven
LAGIOS, Tasso
ST-PIERRE, Natalie

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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BROWNBACK, Sam
MORENO-DODSON, Blanca
WALDIE, Paul

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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HAYOS, Gabe
SAINT-AMANS, Pascal

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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ARNOLD, Brian J.
HOLDER, Alison
VIDAL, Jean-Pierre

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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ALEPIN, Brigitte
HODGE, Margaret
SHEPPARD, Lee
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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MITCHELL, Dan
MURPHY, Richard
OTIS, Louise
ROSENGARD, Jay K.
17:45 - 20:00

Cocktail : toward taxCOOP 2016