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Invitation to OECD-BIAC public briefing session on TRACE and FATCA

Wednesday, 06 February 2013   (0 Comments)
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The OECD and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD will host a public briefing session on TRACE and FATCA at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 12 Feburary.

At this briefing session, Ms. Danielle Rolfes (International Tax Counsel, US Department of Treasury), Mr. Brett York (Attorney-Advisor, Office of the International Tax Counsel, US Department of Treasury) and Ms. Quyen Huynh (Senior Counsel, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service) will present the highlights of the final FATCA regulations that were issued on 17 January and explain how they interact with the intergovernmental agreements.

Officials from the US Treasury and FATCA partner countries will give an update on the progress made on the intergovernmental agreements.

Mr. Philip Kerfs (Advisor, OECD Secretariat) and Mr. John Everett (Senior Manager, Operational Tax Compliance, HSBC HOLDINGS) will also provide an update on the status on the TRACE project.

Participants will be given an opportunity to ask questions by completing the question form and sending it to the OECD Secretariat ( by Friday 8 February.

OECD Conference Centre
2 rue andré Pascal, 75016 Paris

12 February 2013, 14:30  17:00

The briefing session is open to all interested financial institutions, practitioners and press.

Registration fee to cover the costs of hosting this event: 100 EUR.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis. To register please contact the OECD Secretariat (



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