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									                          Queen’s University Faculty of Law presents

       ‘Globalization and the Impact of Tax on International Investments:
                A Symposium in Honour of the Late Alex Easson’
                                        Sponsor: KPMG
               Room 202, Policy Studies Building, Queen’s University, Feb. 29, 2008

                             Proposed Agenda (Feb. 6, 2008 draft)

9:30 – 10:00       Opening statements:
                   Speakers:
                    1. Dean William Flanagan, Queen’s Faculty of Law
                    2. Gabe Hayos, KPMG, Co-chair of symposium
                    3. Arthur Cockfield, Queen’s, Co-chair of symposium

10:00 – 12:00      SESSION 1:
                   Designing Tax Rules for International Investments
                   Panel Chair:
                      Daniel Thornton, Queen’s Business School
                   Speakers and papers:
                    1. Tim Edgar, University of Western Ontario
                       ‘Interest Deduction Allocation and Foreign Investments’
                    2. Andrew Halkyard, University of Hong Kong
                       ‘Evaluating Chinese Tax Incentives for Foreign Investors: An Eassonian
                       Perspective’
                    3. Arthur Cockfield, Queen’s University
                       ‘The Theory and Reality of Taxing Foreign Direct Investment:
                       Contributions by Alex Easson’
                   Comment:
                   Brian Mustard, Dept. of Finance
                   Mary Anne Bueschkens, Heenan Blaikie LLP
12.00 to 13.00     Lunch Break

13:00 – 14:20      SESSION 2:
                   The Impact of Globalization on the Taxation of International Investments
                   Panel Chair:
                      David Duff, University of Toronto
                   Speakers and papers:
                    1. Jinyan Li, Osgoode Hall, York University
                       ‘Revisiting Inter-nation Equity’
                    2. Kathy Lahey, Queen’s University
                        ‘International Taxation, Gender and Human Rights’
                    3. Richard Cullen, University of Hong Kong
                        ‘Globalization and the Hong Kong Revenue Law System’
                   Comment:
                   Lori McMillan, Washburn University


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14:20 – 14:30    Coffee Break


14:30 - 15:50    SESSION 3:
                 Tax Treaties and International Investments
                 Panel Chair :
                     David Kerzner, Law Offices of David S. Kerzner
                 Speakers and papers:
                  1. Victor Thuronyi, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
                      ‘Tax Treaty Templates’
                  2. Kimberley Brooks, McGill University
                      ‘Using the Tax System to Promote Investment in Low-Income Countries:
                      An Illustration of Good Intentions, Bad Results’
                  3. Rick Krever, Monash University
                      ‘Examining the Taxation Cross-border Capital Gains under the OECD Model
                      Tax Treaty’
                 Comment:
                 Geoffrey Turner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
15:50 -16:00     Coffee Break
16:00 -17:20     SESSION 4:
                 Taxing Cross-border Services and Service-Providers
                 Panel Chair :
                      Martha O’Brien, University of Victoria
                 Speakers and papers:
                  1. Brian Arnold, Goodmans LLP, Harvard University
                      ‘The New Service/Permanent Establishment Rule in the Canada- U.S. Tax
                      Treaty’
                  2. Catherine Brown, University of Calgary
                      ‘Tax Barriers to Cross-Border Services’
                   3. Walter Hellerstein, University of Georgia
                       ‘Consumption Taxation of Cross-border Trade in Services in an Age of
                      Globalization’
                 Comment:
 Evy Moskowitz, Evy Moskowitz, Moskowitz & Meredith LLP
17:20 – 17:30    Closing Comments: Rick Krever and Art Cockfield
18:30            Dinner at University Club




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