Brexit and the future of tax havens

recorded livestream Tuesday, 22.01.2019
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm


Brexit and the future of tax havens

15:30 - 15:40 : INTRODUCTION

Eva Joly, Greens/EFA MEP, Vice-President of the Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance (TAX3)


15:40 - 16:40 : PANEL ITheimpact of Brexit on tax evasion & money laundering

This panel will address the UK’s role in financial secrecy services and the tools that the EU should mobilise to prevent the UK from evolving towards a tax haven on the EU’s doorstep.

Molly Scott Cato, Greens/EFA MEP

John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network

Juliette Garside, Journalist at The Guardian

Oliver Pearce, OXFAM

Q&A session


16:45 - 17:45 : PANEL II- Successes & loopholes in the fight against tax havens 

This panel will assess the tax reforms that have been adopted in recent years at EU level and make recommendations to address the remaining loopholes in order to combat tax havens.

Sven Giegold, Greens/EFA MEP

Simon Bowers, Author at ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists)

Carl Dolan, Transparency International

Q&A session


17:45 - 18:00 : CONCLUDING REMARKS