On 25 September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the historic resolution Transforming our world: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The agenda calls upon all 193 UN member states to strive to achieve a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable world by 2030. The agenda contains 17 goals and 169 sub-objectives – Sustainable Development Goals…

As previously reported on this Blog the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Package was presented on 28th January 2016. The package included: –          Recommendation on Tax Treaties –          Amended Directive on Mandatory Exchange of Information (CbC) –          External Strategy for Effective Taxation –          Anti-Tax-Avoidance Directive (ATAD) The overall policy objective of the package is: –          Effective taxation:…

Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) has become one of the top priorities on the Agenda of almost all supranational bodies (OECD, EU, UN) and many jurisdictions. Due to the overall lack of revenues by Countries and the innumerable tax-related leaks (Luxleaks, Panama papers, etc.) along with the recent and ongoing changes within the worldwide international tax…