All sessions take place in NHH's Auditorium Agnar Sandmo.
|MONday 21 November 2016|
Coffee and registration
Jesper W. Simonsen, Research Council of Norway
Olav Lundstøl, Norad, Norway
Raymond Baker, Global Financial Integrity, Washington D.C.:
Chair: Morten Bøås, NUPI & TaxCapDev Network, Norway
The scope and features of capital flows from developing countries
Niels Johannesen, Thomas Tørsløv and Ludvig Wier, University of Copenhagen, Denmark:
Alex Erskine, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, Australia:
Khadija Sharife, South Africa, investigative researcher, South Africa:
Chair: Monica Kirya, CMI & U4, Norway
Secrecy and developing countries
Guttorm Schjelderup, NHH, Norway:
Chair: Lise Rakner, UiB & CMI, Norway
Maya Forstater, Visiting fellow, Center for Global Development, United Kingdom
Robinah Nakakawa, Uganda Revenue Authority
Sol Picciotto, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Guttorm Schjelderup, NHH, Norway
Lovisa Moller, Action Aid, United Kingdom
Leif Drillestad, attorney, Norway and USA
Moderator: Sigrid Klæboe Jacobsen, Tax Justice Network, Norway
|Tuesday 22 November 2016|
Coffee and mingling
The tax avoidance industry and law enforcement
Leonard Seabrooke and Duncan Wigan, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark: “Powering ideas through expertise : Professionals in global tax battles”
Brooke Harrington, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark:
Tina Søreide, NHH, Norway:
Chair: Donald Mmari, REPOA, Tanzania
Taxation, Institutions and Participation: the political economy of capital flows from developing countries
Attiya Waris, University of Nairobi, Kenya: "Enablers of capital flight: The role of the International Financial Service Centre in Africa."
Ivar Kolstad, CMI and NHH, Norway and Arne Wiig, CMI, Norway:
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, CMI, ICTD and ATI,Norway, and Prosper Ngowi, Mzumbe University, Tanzania and Lise Rakner, UiB and CMI, Norway:
Chair: Armando Garcia Pires, SNF & NHH, Norway
Tax compliance, tax evasion and tax transparency in a changing world
Rasmus Corlin Christensen, CBS, Denmark: "Professional competition in global tax transparency reform: The case of BEPS Action 13"
Olaug Risting Stemsrud and Anne Cathrine Solem, NHH, Norway: "Tax planning in multinational companies: A case study of IKEA and Statkraft"
Gørild Anett Bakkevoll og Nimerta Jossan, BI, Norway: "Tax planning after BEPS implementation"
Chair: Peter Henriksen Ringstad, TJN Norway
Conversation: Investigative journalism
Part I: The Panama-papers & ICIJ
Sigurd Bjørnestad, Aftenposten, Norway: "Telling the story: Tax havens and financial secrecy"
Panama Papers and research
Nina Selbo Torset, Aftenposten, Norway: "Methods and technologies used to analyse the “Panamapapers data"
Part II: How can journalists and researchers work together?
Discussion and comments:
Brooke Harrington, CBS, Denmark
Alex Erskine, ACFS, Australia
Khadija Sharife, investigative researcher, South Africa
Chair: Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, CMI, ICTD & ATI, Norway
Concluding remarks and the way forwardMorten Bøås, NUPI and theTaxCapDev-network, Norway: "The TaxCapDev-network: what, why and how"