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Fair Tax Event - Stop the corporate tax race to the bottom.

18.00-18.55     Registration

18.55             Opening with “TOGETHER” video presentation and introduction by the moderator Dolf Jansen

Welcome

Paul Tang MEP, Head of the Dutch S&D delegation

Udo Bullmann MEP, President of the S&D Group

Sergei Stanishev, President of the Party of European Socialists (tbc)

 

19.10                Keynote speeches by

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, UK

Followed by Q&A session from the audience and via social media

 

Reaction by

Lodewijk Asscher, Leader of the Dutch Labour Party – PvdA

Followed by Q&A session from the audience and via social media

 

20.00                Panel discussion: “Our solution to tax avoidance in Europe”

(in alphabetical order):

Ana Gomes, MEP S&D, Vice Chair of the Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance in the European Parliament

Brooke Harrington, Professor, Department of Business & politics, Copenhagen Business school (invited)

Peter Simon, MEP, S&D Spokesperson for financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance (tbc)

Followed by Q&A session from the audience and via social media

 

Reaction by discussants coming from the NGO world:

Dereje Alemajehu, Director of the global alliance against tax avoidance

 

20.45                Conclusions from the political panel and presentation of the “TOGETHER” Ambassadors by Jeppe Kofod, MEP, S&D Group Vice-President

 

20.50                Musical intermezzo

 

21.05                Adoption of the Statement introduced by Pervenche Berès, MEP, S&D Group Spokesperson on Economic and Monetary affairs and Paul Tang MEP, Head of the Dutch S&D delegation

 

21.10                Closing remarks by John Crombez, Leader of Belgian Socialist Party sp.a

 

21.25                Reception

MEPs involved

BULLMANN Udo

BULLMANN Udo

Coordinator
Germany
STANISHEV Sergei

STANISHEV Sergei

Member
Bulgaria
TANG Paul

TANG Paul

Member
Netherlands

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