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June 8, 2016-Hundreds of policymakers, business executives, OECD officials and tax professionals gathered in D.C. for USCIB’s flagship OECD International Tax Conference. ...
Featured Story: USCIB Tax Conference Tackles BEPS Implementation
US Unlikely to Sign New Global Tax Treaty (12/2/2016) - USCIB’s Carol Doran Klein was quoted extensively in Bloomberg BNA on the OECD’s multilateral tax treaty and what role, if any, the U.S. might play in it. The Uncertain U.S. Role in Global Tax Debate (11/21/2016) - USCIB’s vice president for tax, Carol Doran Klein, has recently been quoted in Bloomberg Government amid uncertainty around the U.S. role in global tax rewrite under President-elect Trump’s administration.
Positions and Statements
ICC Statement on Code Interpretation/Reference Guide on Advertising to Children (12/15/2016) - The Reference Guide on Advertising to Children can be found here. ICC Statement on Code Interpretation The International Chamber of Commerce Consolidated Code of Marketing and Advertising Practice (ICC Code) sets forth standards for marketing communications, including provisions addressing special responsibilities for marketing “products” (as defined by the ICC Code, which includes services)to children and young people. […]
The Big Idea: UN Climate Talks: Why the Private Sector Needs to Be Involved Now (5/1/2015) - UN engagement with the private sector is imperative from both an economic and environmental standpoint. We need to manage and address the risks of climate change, and doing so requires engaging all countries and societal partners. USCIB wants to make sure negotiators do not miss the opportunity to anchor business in climate deliberations. The Big Idea: The UN’s Development Agenda: An Opportunity to Cement Private Sector-Led Growth (9/1/2013) - The United Nations has embarked on an ambitious effort to define forward-looking objectives to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which the UN adopted in 2000 and which set 2015 as a deadline to reach targets toward ending extreme poverty, ensuring universal primary education, curbing the spread of infectious diseases, and attaining a number of […]