Conference Materials

6 March, 7 p.m. RECEPTION AND DINNER :

7 March, 9.30 a.m.

9.45 a.m. MORNING SESSION, moderated by

9.45 a.m. The Introduction of an Arbitration Clause in the OECD-Model Treaty as a Means to Increase the Efficiency  of Mutual Agreement Procedures
Prof. Hugh Ault (OECD / Boston College Law School)

The German Practice with Respect to Arbitration Procedures in Tax Treaty Dispute Resolution

10.45 a.m. - Coffee Break -
11.00 a.m. The Scope of Application of Arbitration Procedures in Tax Treaty Disputes
Prof. Kees van Raad (University of Leiden)

A Critical Appraisal of Arbitration Clauses in Tax Treaties

12.00 p.m.
1.30 p.m. AFTERNOON SESSION, moderated by

1.30 p.m. The Implementation of Mutual Agreements and Arbitral Awards into Domestic Law and Problems Arising from Parallel Proceedings

2.30 p.m. - Coffee break -
2.45 p.m. Tax Matters in International Investment Arbitration

Prof. William W. Park (Boston University)

Similarities and Differences between Investment Arbitration and Tax Treaty Arbitration

Dr. Richard Happ (Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH)

Investment-Arbitration – Model or Mirage for Tax Treaty Disputes ?

panelists : 

The Honorable Charles N. Brower (20 Essex Street Chambers)
Dr. Marcus Desax (Walder Wyss & Partners / International Fiscal Association)

               Dr. Richard Kreindler (Shearman & Sterling LLP)
ca. 5.00 p.m. END OF CONFERENCE 

All contributions and the transcript of the panel discussion will be published in a special edition of the DIS series on arbitration (KLUWER) which will be sent to all participants.

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