We would like to share with you an inspiring and insightful interview with Pascal Saint-Amans, former Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD.

The 45 minute video includes personal insights and viewpoints from one of the main architects of international tax policy for the last almost 20 years.

In a relaxed atmosphere alongside the Tax Directors Meeting, Wim Wuyts and Jānis Taukačs engage Pascal Saint-Amans in a vivid discussion on the intricacies of current and emerging global tax policies, highlighting both the challenges and prospects shaping the future of taxation.

Key Topics and Timestamps:

  • 02:07 Tax Transparency and Corporate Communication
  • 06:40 AI, Pillar One and Digital Services Tax
  • 14:53 Climate Change and the Rocky Road of Global Carbon Pricing
  • 22:03 Singapore’s Growth: A Benchmark for European Economic Strategy?
  • 26:26 Decoding Tax History: The Story Behind Pillar Two
  • 32:23 Future of Taxation and International Policy
  • 44:30 Leadership imperative: Navigating Challenges and Reinventing Model

About Pascal Saint-Amans: Pascal Saint-Amans has been a leading figure in shaping international tax policy. He served as the Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD from February 1, 2012, until October 2022. In this role, he spearheaded significant reforms, including ending bank secrecy and updating rules for multinational enterprises through the groundbreaking BEPS project. Currently, he contributes his expertise as a Partner at the Brunswick Group in Paris and as a Professor at Lausanne University.

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