Sep 16 2016

If you’re in Dublin on 23 September 2016 . . .

Posted by: Nicholas Shaxson in: Thoughts

‘Tax justice, not tax havens’: 10am-1pm, Friday September 23, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2.

This event will bring together tax justice activists, academics, aid organisations and trade unionists from across Ireland to discuss tax justice in Ireland and internationally.

The Tax Justice Network’s Nicholas Shaxson, author of ‘Treasure Islands: Tax havens and the men who stole the world’, and Prof Jim Stewart, Associate Professor in Finance from Trinity College Dublin, will be guest speakers.

The first session will look at the Panama Papers revelations and international efforts to combat tax avoidance, evasion and money-laundering, and the second session will focus on the tax avoidance strategies in place by multinationals in Ireland and the shortcomings in Irish tax law that need to be addressed.

Agenda
10.00 – 10.15: Welcome and introductions
10.15 – 11.30: First session: International efforts to combat tax avoidance and evasion
11.30 – 11.45: Coffee break
11.45 – 13.00: Second session: Discussion of reforming Irish tax law to combat tax avoidance

This event will be hosted by Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, a member of the European Parliament’s Panama Papers Committee of Inquiry and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.

Please RSVP to matt.carthy@europarl.europa.eu by Wednesday September 21.

See the flyer here.

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