03 October 2018

Vizor Software to Present at CIAT International Taxation Network Meeting

Vizor’s Mary O’Leary, to speak at the CIAT International Taxation Network Meeting in Antigua, Guatemala.

Vizor, the world leader in cross-border information exchange for Tax Authorities, today announced that Mary O’Leary, will be a featured speaker at The Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), International Taxation Network Meeting in Antigua, Guatemala, 8-10 October 2018 organized in conjunction with EUROsociAL+, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and AECID from Spain.

Founded in 1967, CIAT supports the efforts of national governments by promoting the evolution, social acceptance and institutional strengthening of tax administrations, encouraging international cooperation and the exchange of experiences and best practices.

Issues dealing with the OECD/G20 BEPS Action Plan are a priority for this year’s event. "The exchange of information landscape has changed radically in recent years and I am delighted to share our private sector experience, from having assisted 15 jurisdictions with meeting their international treaty obligations.” Commented Mary O’Leary, AEOI Business Development Manager at Vizor.

Presentation: New Technology for a Globalised Tax World

Mary will review how technology has underpinned the rapid acceleration in tax transparency in areas such as (AEOI, CRS and FATCA). She will profile how Competent Authorities have leveraged technology advances to gain speed, efficiency and ensure confidentiality of exchanges. Her presentation will highlight some the potential future applications and look at emerging threats such as cyber-attacks. Mary will conclude with some thoughts on how new technology can continue to support an increasingly globalised tax world.

When: Monday, October 8th, 2018

Where: Training Center of the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation and Development (AECID), Antigua, Guatemala

About Mary O’Leary

Ms. O’Leary joined Vizor in 2017 to lead the business development of the company’s solutions for Tax Authorities. Having most recently worked in the OECD’s Global Forum for Transparency and Sharing of Taxpayer Information (Global Forum), Ms. O’Leary brings a wealth of expertise in the area of exchange of tax information to the Vizor team. Responsible for product oversight and account management of the Vizor AEOI software solution, Ms. O’Leary assists jurisdictions with their Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) obligations for the purposes of Common Reporting Standard (CRS) exchanges and the Foreign Account Tax Compliant Act (FATCA), as well as Country by Country (CbC) Reporting and Exchange of Tax Rulings (ETR). Before joining Vizor, Ms O’Leary was most recently with the OECD where she served as a Tax Analyst with the Global Forum from 2012 to 2017, during which time she managed peer reviews, provided technical assistance to developing countries and led a number of training seminars for tax officials on exchange of information. Previously, Ms O’Leary was an International Tax Consultant with KPMG in Australia.

About Vizor:

Vizor Software is the global leader in cross-border information exchange solutions for Tax Authorities with 15 jurisdictions having already implemented our solution to facilitate either CRS and FATCA exchanges or both. With our expertise in AEOI standards, we ensure Tax Authorities can meet all their international commitments for CRS, FATCA and CbC Reporting. Our proven software platform can be implemented in as little as five weeks and is continuously upgraded to ensure compliance with any future changes to the standards. The extensive validation of all submitted data greatly reduces the administrative burden and risk for the Competent Authority. You can learn more at vizorsoftware.com or by following Vizor on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.