Global Forum members continue multilateral efforts to advance transparency agenda and fight tax evasion

The international fight for transparency and exchange of information in tax matters continues at great speed in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the three-day 2021 Global Forum plenary meeting – which is held virtually from 17 to 19 November 2021 – ministers, high-level authorities and delegates from about 130 member jurisdictions will take stock of the progress made on multilateral co-operation in transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes and discuss ...
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First edition of Tax Transparency in Latin America report outlines growing role of tax transparency and exchange of information in helping Latin American governments fight financial crimes and mobilise resources

On 12 July 2021, the report Tax Transparency in Latin America 2021 was published. The report is a key output of the Punta del Este Declaration, a Latin American initiative to tackle tax evasion, corruption and other financial crimes through transparency and exchange of information (EOI) for tax purposes. This has been announced with a press release on the website of the OECD. Furthermore from the press release: The report analyses the ...
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New report highlights successful delivery of Global Forum Secretariat’s capacity-building activities during challenging year

On 17 February 2021, the 2021 Global Forum capacity building report has been published, setting out the large amount of support activities conducted by the Global Forum. Despite challenging conditions, the Global Forum Secretariat ensured the continuity of its capacity-building programme in 2020, while increasing its support to jurisdictions. This has been announced by the OECD with a press release dated 17 February 2021 on the occasion of the release of the ...
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Global Forum Secretariat delivers new Confidentiality and Information Security Management toolkit to assist in the implementation of the Automatic Exchange of Information Standard

The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) has worked since 2014 to support its members in implementing the Automatic Exchange of Information Standard developed by the OECD (AEOI Standard). Ensuring compliance with the extensive confidentiality and information security management (ISM) requirements has been at the core of this process. This has been announced by the OECD in a press release dated 1 December ...
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11th Meeting of the Global Forum, 20-22 November in Uruguay

With a press release posted on the website of the OECD, the OECD announces the 11th Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, 20-22 November 2018, in Punta del Este, Uruguay. From the press release: Global cooperation to fight tax evasion and avoidance has grown rapidly over the past few years. Tax Transparency and Exchange of Information between tax authorities about financial assets ...
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OECD, government officials and parliamentarians discuss developments in international tax co-operation at high-level meeting in Georgia

Over 70 participants from 20 countries in Europe and Central Asia gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia, for a high-level regional event on Developments in International Tax Co-operation: Fighting Tax Evasion and Avoidance on 17-18 July 2018. This was announced in a press release dated 20 July 2018 published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Over two days, participants discussed policy responses to fighting tax evasion and avoidance, as well ...
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