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VIRTEU
INTERNATIONAL FINAL CONFERENCE
23rd and 24th of June 2022 / 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm BST

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Day 1 - Panel 4 - 23rd of June 2022, 5:30-6:30 pm (BST)

Adverse consequences of tax crime and corruption on sustainability, development, and human rights

Interactive Table of Contents
 
 

  • Panel Introduction: Alex Cobham

  • Presentation 1: Eva Joly
    Corporate power and tax abuses: Focus on the McDonald case

  • Presentation 2: Prof. Rita Calçada Pires
    Tax social contract and tax fraud: double jeopardy

  • Presentation 3: Will Fitzgibbon
    The obscure dimension of financial flows in Europe: Lesson learned from investigative journalist reports

  • Presentation 4: Benjamin Angel
    The E.U. efforts to prevent tax crimes: looking beyond Europe

  • Question & Answer Time

Suggested Citation

APA: [Speaker's surname, initial(s)] (2022, June 23). VIRTEU International Final Conference, Panel 4. Video recording at [00:00]. Retrieved from https://www.corporatecrime.co.uk/virteu-final-conference-day1-panel4

HARVARD: [Speaker's surname, initial(s)] (2022) VIRTEU International Final Conference, Panel 4. Video recording at [00:00]. Available at: https://www.corporatecrime.co.uk/virteu-final-conference-day1-panel4

OSCOLA: [Speaker's name and surname] ‘VIRTEU International Final Conference’, Panel 4 (Corporate Crime Observatory, 23 June 2022), Video recording at [00:00], <https://www.corporatecrime.co.uk/virteu-final-conference-day1-panel4>

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Chair - Alex Cobham

Alex Cobham is Chief Executive of Tax Justice Network, an international organisation challenging tax abuse and financial secrecy, and a member of the Scottish Government’s Poverty and Inequality Commission. Alex is an economist who has researched tax and inequality at Oxford University, the Center for Global Development, Christian Aid and Save the Children, and has consulted for a range of UN agencies. Recent books include The Uncounted (Polity Press) and Estimating Illicit Financial Flows (Oxford University Press).

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Eva Joly
“Corporate power and tax abuses: Focus on the McDonald case”

Eva Joly is a lawyer and member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT). She was a Member of the European Parliament, where she was vice-chair of the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Evasion, and Fraud.

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Prof. Rita Calçada Pires
“Tax social contract and tax fraud: double jeopardy”

Rita Calçada Pires is Associate Professor and Vice-President of the Pedagogical Council at NOVA School of Law. She has a degree and a PhD in Law. In the same year she graduated from the University of Lisbon (2002), she joined the Doctoral Program of the NOVA School of Law, having obtained her PhD in 2009 specializing in Public Law, specifically with a thesis in the area of International Tax Law. She divides her time between teaching and research in five key areas, exploring their interconnections: public finance, taxation, international taxation, social security and social economy. She is a tax arbitrator at CAAD and considers that her professional experience in extra-university areas has deeply enriched the way she sees and teaches law.

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Will Fitzgibbon
“The obscure dimension of financial flows in Europe: Lesson learned from investigative journalist reports”

Will Fitzgibbon is a senior reporter at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). He is also ICIJ's Africa and Middle East partnership coordinator. Will has reported on major ICIJ projects, including Pandora Papers, FinCEN Files, Luanda Leaks, West Africa Leaks, Paradise Papers and Panama Papers.

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Benjamin Angel
“The E.U. efforts to prevent tax crimes: looking beyond Europe”

Benjamin Angel has joined the Commission in 1994. He is Director for direct taxation. He has been inter alia acting Director for indirect taxation, Director of the Treasury, acting Director for the economies of the Member States and has been a member of the cabinet of three European Commissioners for economic and monetary affairs. He is graduated in law, economics, business administration, and political science.