June 6, 2013
According to an international survey of national business and employers’ organisations, the private sector is calling for education systems to focus more closely on the needs of labour markets.
The employers’ survey was carried out by the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD, and includes responses from 28 leading national business and employers’ organisations in 27 countries spanning several continents.
May 29, 2013
On 29 May 2013, BIAC made an urgent call for a more business-enabling environment at the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.
The OECD Economic Outlook for 2013 points to an uneven recovery of the global economy and the challenges for governments to implement appropriate policies for more growth and employment.
May 27, 2013
On the occasion of its 51st meeting, BIAC’s General Assembly elected Phil O’Reilly as its new Chair. Phil O’Reilly is Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, New Zealand’s largest business advocacy group, and BIAC Vice Chair since 2010. He is New Zealand’s employer delegate to the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
April 24, 2013
Today, business and policy makers held their first OECD workshop on how to make the agro-food chain greener and more sustainable for all. They agreed that the private sector is the leading driver of agricultural productivity and resource efficiency, but sound policies are necessary pre-requisites in order to realise the full potential of greening the agro-food chain.
April 3, 2013
BIAC’s Competition Committee Chair Linda Martin Alegi, of Baker & McKenzie, and special adviser Calvin S. Goldman QC, of Blake Cassels Graydon, say a few words on the important role Jenny has played at the OECD.
D. Vascott, Global Competition Review
March 28, 2013
The Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) organized an international business dialogue with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on 26 March to discuss the 12 February OECD Report on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and the future of cross-border taxation policies. The meeting was attended by business representatives, governments and the OECD. It addressed the international tax issues outlined in the OECD BEPS report relating to erosion of the tax base, jurisdiction to tax and transfer pricing.
March 20, 2013
Will Morris was one of the speakers at the Regional Tax Conference held on 5 March in Bratislava.
Z. Gabrizova, EurActiv Slovakia
March 4, 2013
The BIAC General Assembly announced today that Bernhard Welschke will assume the position of BIAC Secretary General in April. He follows Tadahiro Asami who stepped down in December 2012 after a long and successful term at the helm of BIAC in Paris.
February 13, 2013
“Constatez-vous, comme l’OCDE, que la base fiscale des entreprises multinationales s’est érodée ?“…
E. Conessa, Les Echos
February 12, 2013
L’OCDE publie aujourd’hui un très important rapport sur la fiscalité des multinationales qui servira de base aux prochaines discussions des gouvernements mondiaux pour « lutter contre l’érosion de la base d’imposition et le transfert de bénéfices ». Il sera présenté à la réunion du G20 Finance de ce week-end à Moscou. Cet article écrit par Pascal Saint-Amans, Directeur du Centre de politique et d’administration fiscales de l’OCDE et William Morris, Président du Comité fiscal du Comité consultatif économique et industriel auprès de l’OCDE en présente les principaux enjeux.