Richard Murphy and Andrew Baker make the case for tax transparency as a public good and how key principles should lead to a better tax system.
The UK government shows little sign of cutting corporate tax, while a growing number of businesses report a decline in investment as a result of the higher tax burden.
The two firms, both of which have tax offerings, would have around 4,000 lawyers in nearly 50 offices worldwide.
The Financial Times has revealed that judges in England and Wales hold investments in controversial tax avoidance schemes, raising concerns about judicial conflicts of interest.
Sponsored by DeloitteIncreased transfer pricing documentation requirements are not reducing the number of disputes. Jennifer Breeze, Chris Ferguson, and Simón Somohano of Deloitte offer regional perspectives on the issue and explain what businesses may be able to do to prevent escalation.
Sponsored by DeloitteRather than simplifying and standardising international tax, the OECD BEPS recommendations have led to a complex landscape. Vrajesh Dutia and Eric Lesprit of Deloitte analyse the application of the guidance across several high-profile jurisdictions.
Sponsored by EY Asia-PacificLuis Coronado and Matt Andrew of EY say policymakers still have many issues to resolve as debates continue over the technical and implementation-related elements of pillars one and two.