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OECD Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Information Signed by 13 Countries during Recent Global Forum on Tax Transparency Meeting

The OECD has announced the signing of the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information by 13 additional countries during the recent Global Forum on Tax Transparency Meeting held 29 to 30 October 2015. The new signatories include Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bulgaria, Cook Islands, Grenada, Japan, Marshall Islands, Niue, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten and Samoa.

The OECD has also announced that Panama and the Cook Islands committed during the meeting to begin automatic exchange of information in 2018.

Click the following links for the multilateral agreement, the list of the signatories to date, and the list of countries that have committed to the automatic exchange of information.

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