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Europe Endorses 'Fiscal Compact'

During the latest informal meeting of the European Council in Brussels, with its emphasis on growth-friendly fiscal consolidation and job-friendly economic growth, 25 of the 27 member states united on and endorsed plans for a fiscal compact, a treaty on stability and convergence in the Economic and Monetary Union.
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Swiss Financial Market Regulation Praised

According to the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, the Financial Stability Board has taken a positive view of the 'too big to fail' legislation in its peer review report on Switzerland.
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Vale Scores Victory In Brazilian Tax Appeal

Vale, the world's second largest mining company has won an injunction in a long-running court battle against the Brazilian tax authority relating to claims for billions of dollars in back taxes said to be due on its foreign-sourced income.
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HMRC 'Extends' Tax Deadline

The UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs will show leniency to taxpayers who file their self-assessment returns after the January 31 deadline, after fears that taxpayers would be unable to get through to call centres on the day, thus placing them at a disadvantage.
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Liechtenstein's PM Welcomes Dawn Of New Tax Era

Determined to portray a new and positive image of the Principality, Liechtenstein's Prime Minister and Finance Minister Klaus Tschütscher has recently insisted that the age of so-called tax havens, jurisdictions deemed to be uncooperative in tax matters, is now over.
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IBC's International Transfer Pricing Summit

13th & 14th March, London

 

 

Join OECD, IRS, HMRC and 30+ Heads of Transfer Pricing at IBC's flagship TP Summit 2012

 

This year delegates will benefit from direct insights from over 30 heads of transfer pricing from Fortune 100 and FTSE100 multinationals including:

 

• Procter & Gamble
• Walmart
• GlaxoSmithKline
• Oracle Corporation
• Toyota Motor
• Shell International
• Nike
• Nestle
• Vodafone
and many, many others!

 

See the full speaker list and 2012 programme here: http://www.informa

globalevents.com/FKW52299LTEM

 

Also hear directly from high profile policy makers and key tax authorities, namely, the OECD head of transfer Pricing Unit, Joseph L. Andrus, as well as senior officials from IRS (India), HMRC, ATO and other key jurisdictions.

 

Register with a 10% discount - just quote VIP Code FKW52299LTEM. You can also save up to £1,200 if you book your place by 17 February 2012!

 

As usual we will also complement the two main conference days with two full days of pre and post-conference technical workshops, all of which are likely to be to be oversubscribed - it advisable to book now to avoid disappointment!

 


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