Beyond Borders: Introducing Our Keynote Speakers

Beyond Borders: Introducing Our Keynote Speakers – Part 2

We’re under three months away from our first annual conference, Beyond Borders: International Taxation into 2020, and we’d like to take this opportunity to introduce our event’s second set of keynote speakers.

In case you missed the first part, you can click HERE to see who else will be joining them as our main presenters.

And don’t forget that there are still discounted tickets available for the conference. Join us in sunny Limassol in November for insightful discussions, plenty of networking opportunities, loads of Cypriot wine and food, and an all-around enjoyable and fruitful time.

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Dr. Ronen Palan, Professor of International Politics, City University London, United Kingdom

Dr. Ronen Palan
Professor of International Politics, City University London, United Kingdom
 
Ronen Palan is professor of International Political Economy at City, University of London. He published several books on tax havens and offshore finance, including The Offshore World: Sovereign Markets, Virtual Places, and Nomad Millionaires (Cornell, 2003) and Tax Havens: How Globalization Really Works (Cornell, 2010) with Richard Murphy and Christian Chavagneux. He is currently working on two large EU grants investigation various aspect of tax avoidance.

Professor Ronen Palan will challenge us with his presentation An Assessment of the Evolving European Fiscal Regime: Is the Battle Against Tax Avoidance & Evasion Being Won?,which looks at what’s to love (and not) about Europe’s current fiscal policy with a specific focus on taxation in all of its guises.

He will also be involved in the panel titled The Future of State Sovereignty and Taxation in the European Union.

Read more about Ronen’s participation HERE.


Dr. Tatiana Falcão, Policy Leaders Fellow, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Italy

Dr. Tatiana Falcão
Policy Leaders Fellow, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Italy

Tatiana Falcão is a Policy Leaders Fellow at the European University Institute’s (EUI) School of Transnational Governance.

She is a consultant for the United Nations on tax issues, a member of the United Nations’ Subcommittee on Environmental Taxation, and is a recurrent contributor to the work of the United Nations, the OECD and the International Labour Organization (ILO). Tatiana has a monthly column in Tax Notes International and is a regular commentator in international tax topics. 

Tatiana holds a Ph.D from Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), a LL.M from Cambridge University (UK), a LL.M from New York University (USA), and a Bachelor Degree from Universidade Cândido Mendes (Brazil).

In her presentation The Impact of BEPS on the Developing World, Dr. Tatiana Falcão will deliver her understanding of how BEPS will ultimately affect the developing world and explore whether or not this OECD-led project does enough for the world’s poorest countries.

Tatiana will also participate in the conference panels Double Tax Treaties in a BEPS World and How Can Technology Help the International Tax Sector.

Read more about Tatiana’s participation HERE.


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