Jamaica and Uruguay today signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters and Brazil deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the occasion of the launch of the OECD’s Latin American and Caribbean Regional Programme and the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. Jamaica and Uruguay became the 95th and 96th jurisdictions to join the Convention.

Margaret Jobson, Ambassador of Jamaica to Germany, and Danilo Astori, Uruguay’s Minister of Finance, signed the Convention in the presence of the OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurría and José Serra, Brazil’s Minister of Foreign Relations, deposited Brazil’s instrument of ratification, which signifies that the Convention will enter into force for Brazil on the 1st of October 2016.

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