The UN versus the OECD: It’s not a football match
June 20, 2011
Sophie Ashley - TPW
Both the OECD and the UN are working to reform international tax rules, one representing the developed world; the other the developing nations. But, who will come out on top?
This is the question many non-government organisations (NGO) are asking but, in a panel called A New World Order at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprises international tax conference in Stockholm yesterday, Jeffrey Owens, director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD, and Michael Lennard, chief of International Tax Cooperation and Trade Financing at the UN, said it is not as simple as that.
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