Media Advisory: Tax Policy's Impact on Multinationals Is Focus of Washington Conference

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jun 2, 2011) -

What: 2011 OECD Tax Conference: "OECD-U.S. Business Dialogue on International Tax"

Who: Jeffrey Owens, head of OECD Center for Tax Policy & Administration
Bill Sample, corporate VP, worldwide tax, Microsoft Corp.
Thomas Barthold, chief of staff, Joint Committee on Taxation
Manal Corwin, deputy assistant secretary for international tax, U.S. Treasury
Masatsugu Asakawa, incoming chair, OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs
Michelle Levac, Canada Revenue Agency
Steven Miller, deputy commissioner, IRS

When: Conference opens Monday, June 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.
Concludes Tuesday, June 7 at 5:00 p.m.
Full agenda at

Where: Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Contact Jonathan Huneke,, 917-420-0039

With tax reform high on the agenda in Washington, what are the implications for multinational companies? To help executives and policy makers keep up in this fast-moving area, the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents American business on the global stage, convenes its fifth annual Washington tax conference focusing on the work of the 34-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

This conference will provide a unique opportunity for the U.S. business community to interact with key representatives from the OECD Center for Tax Policy and Administration, as well as senior tax officials from the U.S. and other OECD countries. The event is organized in cooperation with the OECD and its Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC). The full agenda and additional information is available at

USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, including BIAC, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More information is available at

Contact Information:

Jonathan Huneke
+1 212.703.5043 (office)
+1 917.420.0039 (mobile)