The annual Congress of International Fiscal Association, held this year in Amsterdam from 17 till 22 of September, gathered more than thousand lawyers from around the world. This annual Congress of the Association, which has marked its 60th anniversary, turns out to be the biggest legal public organization, which unites under its auspices tax experts from various countries of the world. Notwithstanding the «considerable age» of the Association, it carries on expanding and extending, welcoming new members to join its ranks. IFA has its branches already in more than fifty countries of the world.
Among the members of the Association there are not only practicing lawyers, but scientists, professors of leading European universities, judges, authors of the commentary to the Model Convention of OECD on avoidance of double taxation, representatives of international organizations and other persons concerned as well. In view of the diversity of its members, the International Fiscal Association caries out a close cooperation with the Organization on Economic Cooperation and Development and with the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation. Konnov & Sozanovsky's lawyers took part in the work of the Congress. The senior lawyer of Konnov & Sozanovsky, who was one of the participants of this Conference quoted as saying that «this event was of great use not only in the view of urgent issues of international taxation, which were included to the agenda, but also in the view of rendering support to the present contacts and establishment of future ties with colleagues from other countries».