SWI 2018, 523
On June 6th, 2017, the first signing ceremony of the MLI took place in Paris. In the meantime, the number of signatories and parties to the MLI increased from 76 to 83 jurisdictions as of July 23rd, 2018. The MLI entered into force on July 1st, 2018, after ratification by five signatories. In the light of first experiences, time has now come to evaluate the pros and cons of the multilateral approach of tax treaty law as provided for in the MLI, as well as to analyze possible areas for improvement.