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October 19, 2021

EY Global Tax Controversy Flash Newsletter (Issue 39) | Shifting international tax landscape may bring greater tax controversy risks

Cross-border tax policy and administration are in transition; for companies, that may mean greater compliance challenges, more complex disputes and greater risk of tax controversy.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) continues to work toward finalizing its BEPS 2.0 project, which could significantly alter the international tax framework. For insights into the OECD project and where global tax policymakers may be heading, read “Agreements on BEPS 2.0 provides needed breakthrough on the future of international tax,” an International Tax Review (ITR) article authored by EY’s Barbara Angus and Luis Coronado.

We would also like to share that Matt Andrew is rejoining EY in the Auckland office of Ernst & Young Limited, New Zealand where he will serve as the EY Asia-Pacific Tax Policy Leader. For the past two years, Matt worked at the OECD primarily leading the “Pillar One” work of the BEPS 2.0 initiative.

Additional information and links to past newsletters can be found in the attached PDF.


Flash Newsletter attachment (Issue 39)


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