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16 October 2015

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16 October 2015

1. BEPS (00:38)

1.1  BEPS reports: adoption (00:55)

1.2  Hierarchy of measures (01:47)

1.3  EU: exchange of information on rulings (05:23)

  • For a copy of the European Commission’s press release, click here
  • For information: Bill Dodwell (London)

1.4  Ireland: first into the box (06:14)

  • For a copy of our Tax Alert on Ireland’s Budget, click here
  • For information: Pieter Burger (Dublin)

1.5  Commonwealth (06:51)


2.Cases (07:56)

2.1  ECJ: Linz (08:09)

2.2  Canada: Birchcliff (10:32)

  • For a copy of the decision, click here
  • For information: Albert Baker (Toronto)


3. Asia Pacific (12:47)

3.1  India: Vodafone (12:55)

3.2  In brief (15:14)

  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Mongolia
  • Thailand


4. Europe (15:33)

  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • EU
  • ECJ
  • France
  • Greece
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • UK
  • Ukraine


5. Africa (16:15)

  • Angola
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Southern African Countries
  • Zambia


6. Middle East & Central Asia (16:45)

  • Israel
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Uzbekistan


7. Americas (17:05)

  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Mexico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • U.S.


8. Treaties & Other (17:37)

8.1  Treaty developments (17:45)

  • Andorra / Liechtenstein
  • UAE / Belize
  • UAE / Liechtenstein
  • Albania / Morocco
  • Saudi Arabia / Tajikistan
  • Austria / Chile
  • Cyprus / South Africa

8.2  FATCA Inter-Governmental Agreements (18:15)

8.3  Trans-Pacific Partnership (19:25)

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