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2014-03-25 16:23:36

OECD's head of Transfer Pricing, Joseph Andrus will join top officials and practitioners to address key developments at the Bloomberg BNA-Baker & McKenzie North American Transfer Pricing Conference, June 4 and 5, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA and Baker & McKenzie's North American Transfer Pricing Conference, following closely after the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) meeting in Washington, DC, will bring together...

2014-03-09 20:20:11

LONDON, March 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO welcomes the comments made by the UK National Contact Point ("NCP") for the OECD Guidelines, in a letter sent on 7th March 2014 to all parties involved (click here to read the UK NCP's letter: http://www.socointernational.co.uk/letter-from-ncp ). The NCP's letter is a request for best conduct during the complaints process, specifically noting the publicity and press statements issued by WWF last week erroneously stating that the OECD,...

2014-02-14 08:24:02

LONDON, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK National Contact Point ("NCP") has issued an initial assessment explaining the context in which it will examine certain issues raised in a complaint made by WWF last October. It is made very clear that the initial assessment does not mean that the NCP considers SOCO has acted inconsistently with the voluntary Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises or that the NCP has reached any negative conclusion about the Company's...

2014-02-13 08:24:54

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO International plc is expecting the imminent publication of the Initial Assessment of the case under consideration by the OECD for potential breach of the voluntary Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises brought by WWF. SOCO has been advised that, with the exception of fundamental errors within the complaint, it is usual for the NCP to set aside certain elements of a complaint for further examination. The NCP has made it...

2013-12-05 12:26:16

New benchmark assessment tool based on influential PISA exam will help schools to regularly gauge their progress against international college and workforce readiness standards MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the nation's leading educational assessment partners, today announced that it has been selected by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to administer the OECD Test for Schools through 2015. This new assessment,...

2013-11-21 08:24:40

The International economic organisation will use Luxid® to semantically integrate its knowledge, publications, and workflows PARIS and NEW YORK, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TEMIS [http://www.temis.com ], the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, announced today that they have won a call for tender issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with their award-winning Semantic Content Enrichment...

2013-11-04 08:23:51

Provider innovation is leading to new pricing structures as they look to monetize data BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent mobile broadband price benchmarking results from Strategy Analytics shows that while service speeds have grown dramatically over the past year, users are paying less for them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b) The average monthly cost for a tablet user needing 2 GB per month has fallen 4 percent since the same...

2013-08-01 12:33:08

Download speeds have grown dramatically, with almost 30 percent of plans now 4G BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent mobile broadband price benchmarking results from Strategy Analytics shows average download speeds now stand at just under 33 Mb/s, largely as a result of increased availability of 4G services across OECD countries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b) While 4G services have pushed speeds up, pricing of 4G remains in line...

2013-08-01 12:33:06

Advertised average download speeds increase in many countries BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent fixed broadband price benchmarking results from Strategy Analytics shows a marked increase in advertised average download speeds for broadband services across the 34 OECD plus 6 non-OECD countries over the last quarter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b ) Almost a third of all plans now offer a download speed of 45 Mb/s or above. This...

2013-07-11 16:27:21

Report highlights Canada's superior technology delivering better coverage, speed and overall client experience VANCOUVER, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Today's OECD report on global wireless pricing once again confirms that Canadian wireless pricing is extremely competitive internationally and that Canadians have access to some of the best wireless networks in the world, thanks to enormous investment by TELUS and its competitors. "When you consider that Canada's wireless...