Past News



The Tax Policy Center of the University of Lausanne had recently organised its first online open access conference on Transfer Pricing and MNE Profit Allocation (January 21 and 22, 2021).

We are pleased to report that 670 participants from more than 50 countries registered for the event.

The videos of the conference are out now and available here


Opening for a Research Fellow in Tax Disputes and International Arbitration. Info here 


Launch of a new research platform dedicated to tax disputes and investment & commercial arbitration. Find it more here


A new article of Professor Robert Danon has just been published as part of the special issue of the IBFD Bulletin for International Taxation available on Tax Treaty Interpretation after BEPS.

Article here


Publication of the IBFD Bulletin Special Issue on “Tax Treaty Interpretation after BEPS”.

See here


Today we opened the 2020 edition of our Executive Program in Transfer Pricing of the Tax Policy Center of the University of Lausanne.

Thanks so much to Prof. Guglielmo Maisto and Aurelio Massimiano for the fascinating opening lecture on art. 9 OECD MC.

Many thanks as well to Richard Collier and Antonio Russo for being with us today and for your insights on the arm’s length principle.


Prof. Robert Danon introduces the scientific programme of the 2020 Cancun Congress.

Link to the video here




The OECD had released its public consultation document on Pillar II of the Digital Economy debate.
We are glad to announce that the Tax Policy Center of the University of Lausanne in cooperation with the Institute for Tax Law of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) has provided its comments on this consultation document.
The paper is available here 


The OECD had released its public consultation document on Pillar I of the Digital Economy debate. We are glad to announce that the Tax Policy Center of the University of Lausanne had provided its comments on this consultation document.
In light of the comments, the OECD had invited Prof. Dr. Robert Danon on November 21st, 2019, among selected international tax experts, to express the opinion given in our paper.
The paper is available here.





Prof. Mata, Professor of Strategy at HEC Lausanne, published a paper on "Temporary investment incentives and divestment by foreign firms" co-authored with Paulo Guimarães in the Oxford Economic Papers.

Link to the abstract



Publication of the book 'The Interaction of Domestic Anti-Avoidance Rules with Tax Treaties (with special references to the BEPS Project)' authored by Dr Vikram Chand

See the cover and table content of the book



The Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC) and the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration of the University of Lausanne invite applications for a position as Full Professor or Associate Professor in Tax Policy (100%)

Job position



Input of the Tax Policy Center and the International Observatory on the Taxation of the Digital Economy for the OECD Consultation in California




Prof. Danon's interview in the newspaper "Le Temps" regarding the European initiative on taxing the digital economy





Prof. Danon's interview on taxation of tech giants in "Forum", RTS Radio programme





The OECD issued a request for public consultation and input on its work concerning the tax challenges raised by the digitalisation of the economy

OECD_SP17_REQUEST FOR INPUT.pdf ((In English / En Anglais))



Comments by the Tax Policy Center on the 22 June 2017 OECD Discussion Draft on Additional Guidance on the Attribution of Profits to Permanent Establishments

Tax_Policy_Center_Comments_Attribution_PE.pdf ((In English / En Anglais))



Tribune - Tax file: Taxation and digital innovation by Professor Robert Danon

Robert_Danon_Tribune_20juin.pdf ((In French / En français))



Taxation and digital innovation - New joint research project with IBFD



Executive Education in Transfer Pricing Programm: new graduates and a 2nd edition




3rd Corporate Tax Reform: Analysis of the vote results by Prof. Robert Danon



Marius Brülhart & David Staubli recently published their research paper "The optimal corporate tax reform".


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