October 8, 2013
On 8 October, Brazil’s National Confederation of Industry (CNI), together with the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC), held a conference on Brazilian and International Tax Issues in Brasilia. The meeting included representatives from the Federal Revenue of Brazil, the OECD Secretariat, multinational enterprises and Brazilian government agencies.
October 7, 2013
Business is concerned that unilateral tax and transfer pricing measures recently proposed or adopted by some jurisdictions to address base erosion and profit shifting could jeopardize the coherence of international work on BEPS. Rick Mitchell, Transfer Pricing Report
October 4, 2013
On October 1, BIAC held a second business dialogue with OECD and member governments in Paris to discuss the OECD Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).
The OECD BEPS Action Plan was endorsed by G20 Leaders in Saint Petersburg in September 2013. More than 100 business participants from across sectors and jurisdictions participated in the second business dialogue organised by BIAC.
September 6, 2013
Corresponding with the meeting of G20 Leaders that started yesterday, BIAC issued a Statement of Tax Principles for International Business and a Statement of Tax Best Practices for Engaging with Tax Authorities in Developing Countries.
September 3, 2013
Among the many negotiation frameworks that aim to facilitate open trade, the work of the OECD is critical in providing the soundest possible economic analysis. Supported by BIAC’s advice and advocacy from the business sectors of all member countries, the OECD is uniquely placed to advance business-led growth.
P. O’Reilly, World Commerce Review
August 3, 2013
Over the next two years, the reader of this newspaper will be subjected to an increasing number of articles and news about BEPS, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. It is a central theme of the G20 agenda. Brazilian companies, especially those with international operations, must put this issue on the radar.
J.A. Coelho Fernandes, Valor Econômico
July 19, 2013
BIAC and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) met yesterday with G20 Labour Ministers in Moscow to discuss necessary policies for growth and job creation.
At the 18 July consultation with G20 Labour Ministers, BIAC and the IOE were supported by their Member Organisations as part of the B20 delegation led by the Russian Employers (RSPP). Trade union representatives were also present.
July 19, 2013
BIAC welcomes the release of the OECD Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS “Action Plan”) that was submitted to G20 Finance Ministers this week in Moscow.
June 27, 2013
The launch of the OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct, held in Paris on 26 and 27 June, set the stage for strengthening the global dialogue on corporate responsibility.
June 18, 2013
In a joint statement issued in Geneva today, global representatives of workers and business, who speak for their constituents within the G20 process as the L20 and B20, call on G20 governments to prioritise quality apprenticeships as a key means to alleviate high levels of youth unemployment, as well as to assist in up-skilling older workers to meet the challenges of a changing world of work.
The L20-B20 meeting drew representatives of business and workers from around the globe in a joint effort to address issues of common concern, and to come up with a set of principles to support quality apprenticeships based on the study of a range of successful national experiences.