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IF Day
The digital transformation of our economies, the US corporate tax reform and the post-Brexit UK tax competition are becoming major issues of competitiveness for Europe and its enterprises.  On April 25th, Institut Friedland will organise in Brussels, in partnership with Confrontations Europe, an event bringing together decision makers, business leaders, policy makers, regulators and experts to debate the future of European taxation in a global context. 
Wednesday April 25th, 2018
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Focus

This Focus concentrates on the financial dimension of the reform and the concept of market discipline. Its key message is that asymmetry between debtors and creditors and the fiction of riskless assets can only feed the woes of the euro area.

February 2018 - by Thierry Philipponnat
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February 2018 - Focus - Business environment

This Focus concentrates on the financial dimension of the reform and the concept of market discipline. Its key message is that asymmetry between debtors and creditors and the fiction of riskless assets can only feed the woes of the euro area.

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December 2017 - Study - Business environment

The European Commission has relaunched the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) project with a view to improving the competitiveness of companies and combating tax evasion. But is it the right solution?

What impact would it really have on companies and what are the other conceivable scenarios? Here are some of the answers...

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June 2017 - Focus - Business environment

Whereas international trade is under major shifts due to digitisation, protectionist policies might be implemented at a large scale. According to the type of trade and economic relations (export, import, investment, services, etc.), the consequences could be significant or relative and differently constraint business strategies.

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05 December 2017 - Point of view - Business environment

On December 10th, Member Countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will meet in Buenos Aires for their 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11). These biennial meetings on international trade are not viewed as successful and observers have the feeling that they are signing the “little death” of the WTO. However, this organisation is still existing, functioning and receiving support. Rather than writing the chronicle of a death foretold, it is worth considering some ways to ensure the WTO’s longevity.

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30 October 2017 - Point of view - Economic changes

Blockchain could transform global transactions. It is now at a critical moment in its development where it needs to choose whether to focus on a free solution, a proprietary solution, or a joint solution. It is important to keep in mind that the present international framework promotes the internet joint solution, which refers to the parallel exploitation of free and proprietary solutions that allowed the major platform companies to shape and centralize the deployment of web contents and interactions.