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Global Tax Transparency Summit: Plenaries 1–3

08 December 2016

Global Tax Transparency Summit morning plenaries on: global tax transparency, global action to combat tax avoidance and beyond BEPS - driving change in the world.

Plenary One: Global Tax Transparency

At 9.30am

Address

  • Meg Hillier MP, Chair of the Committee of Public Accounts, House of Commons, United Kingdom

Chair

  • Professor Rumen Gechev MP, Budgetary and Finance Commission, Parliament of Bulgaria

Speakers

  • Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Alain Lamassoure MEP, Chair, TAXE2 Committee, European Parliament

Plenary Two: Global Action to Combat Tax Avoidance

At 10.30am

Chair

  • Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, Committee of Public Accounts, United Kingdom

Speakers

  • Edward Troup, Executive Chair, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), United Kingdom
  • Hans Christian Holte, Director General, Skatteetaten, Norway
  • Colin Powell, Chief Minister's Department, Government of Jersey
  • Alex Cobham, Chief Executive, Tax Justice Network and Visiting Fellow, King's College London

Plenary Three: Beyond BEPS - Driving Change in the World

At 11.30am

Chair

  • Mrs Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, Committee of Public Accounts, United Kingdom

Speakers

  • Professor Rita de Ia Feria, Professor of Tax Law, School of Law, University of Leeds
  • Professor Michael Devereux, Director, Centre for Business Taxation, University of Oxford
  • Duncan Hames, Director of Policy, Transparency International UK
  • Martin McEwen, Head of Tax, SSE plc.

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