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Illicit financial flows after ‘Panamania’: Seizing the moment

Illicit financial flows after ‘Panamania’: Seizing the moment

According to a high level report by the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa, the African continent loses more than $50 billion every single year through illicit financial flows. At this key moment, how can the momentum be seized to address a system that continues to rob Africa of billions of dollars each year? At City University, the Royal African Society and Tax Justice Network addressed these pressing issues with a panel of experts:

Speakers: Dr Dereje Alemayehu (Chair, Global Alliance for Tax Justice), Batanayi Katongera (Executive Editor, Transfer Pricing Inside Africa), Daniel Balint-Kurti (Investigative Journalist, Global Witness) & Rachel Owens (Senior Campaigner, Global Witness)

Chair: Nicholas Shaxson (Author, 'Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World')