Prof. Danon is regularly involved in the public consultations organized by the OECD and is an expert in tax reform and corporate tax governance issues. In 2015, he was appointed by Switzerland’s finance minister to analyse the country’s corporate tax reform and acted as the General Reporter on R&D tax incentives at the Basel Congress of IFA. His current research includes tax treaty abuse, transfer pricing, the implementation of the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) initiative around the globe (a topic on which he chaired the 2017 IFA Congress in Brazil) as well as taxation of the digital economy. He is the author and (co-)editor of numerous leading publications, including a French commentary to the OECD Model Tax Convention.
Prof. Danon holds a degree in Law from the University of Geneva and an LLM in International Taxation from the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. While fully involved in practice, he completed a PhD in Tax Law.