Can Belgium Negotiate New Income Tax Treaties?
Because of its position on bank secrecy rules, Belgium found itself on the OECD gray list of tax havens in 2009. Finance Minister Didier Reynders announced that Belgium would raise the level of information exchange and that his department would start negotiations with its foreign counterparts. At the same time, he announced that Belgium would opt for exchange of information under the EU savings directive.
Can Belgium Negotiate New Income Tax Treaties, Tax Notes International, 16 April 2012, p 243