As the BEPS project proceeds to completion, it is crucial that companies, their tax advisers and tax administrations are aware of the implications of the new international framework grounded on transparency, multilateral cooperation and information exchange, and the new world that awaits us all.
The 7th CFE Professional Affairs Conference dealt with three aspects of tax transparency, currently discussed at EU and OECD level: corporate country-by-country reporting, mandatory disclosure of tax avoidance schemes and “cooperative compliance” in the relationship between taxpayers and their advisers and the tax administration.
The CFE General Assembly has elected a new President and a new Executive Board at its meeting in Amsterdam on 19 September 2014. New President as of 1 January 2015 will be Henk Koller from the Netherlands, succeeding Jiří Nekovář from the Czech Republic.
For the second time the CFE (Confédération Fiscale Européenne) is reaching out for academic excellence in European taxation. In memoriam to an exceptional academic mentor, to recognize Albert Rädler's highly renown contribution to the field of taxation within Europe and to follow his European academic spirit, former CFE President Stephen D.G. Coleclough initiated in 2013 the CFE Award Albert J. Rädler Medal to encourage outstanding academical achievements.