Department of Business and Politics

Department of Business and Politics (DBP) forsker i de institutionelle udfordringer, som samspillet mellem erhvervsliv og politik i stigende grad stiller samfundet overfor.

Research on tax havens, tax evasion and fraud

The leake of more than 11million documents from the Panama based Mossack Fonseca law firm has lead to a raised interest in research bases knowledge on the related topics. Here are the DBP based experts with indication of latest press appearance and link to their web-sites:

Brooke Harrington

 

Associate professor Brooke Harrington

Brooke Harrington has made an in-depth study of firms like Mossack Fonseca and the professional wealth managers they employ. Based in interviews with 65 wealth managers in 18 countries  (including Panama, the BVI and other major tax havens) her book on the subject will be published in July by Harvard University Press. To conduct this study, she first trained as a wealth manager, giving her insight into the techniques for hiding private wealth described in the Panama Papers. Recently she has given interview to TV2 News 5.4.2016 at 17:00, and BBC. Se also her article “Panama Papers: The Real Scandal Is What's Legal” in the Atlantic the 6th of April 2016 and the presentation of her forthcoming book: Capital without Borders – Wealth Managers and the One Percent, Harvard University Press (sep. 2016).

 

 

 

Professor Leonard Seabrooke
Leonard Seabrooke works on international financial and tax regulation, as well as networks of expertise on tax matters. He is publishing a book with Duncan Wigan on 'global tax battles' to be published by Oxford later this year. Len is free to comment and write on regulatory standards and initiatives, especially those on tax reforms emerging from the EC, the US, the OECD, the IMF, and standard-setting bodies.

Recently he and Duncan Wigan have published the article “The question behind the Panama leak: Why aren’t international rules stopping offshore tax evasion? In Washington Post the 5th of April 2016.

 

Associate professor Duncan Wigan
Duncan Wigan works on international financial and tax regulation, as well as networks of expertise on tax matters. He is publishing a book with Leonard Seabrooke on 'global tax battles' to be published by Oxford later this year. Duncan is free to comment and write on how corporations use financial products and legal instruments to be tax efficient, as well as regulatory initiatives on corporate taxation from the OECD and others bodies. 

Recently he and Leonard Seabrooke have published the article “The question behind the Panama leak: Why aren’t international rules stopping offshore tax evasion? In Washington Post the 5th of April 2016.

 

Visiting professors – spring 2016

In the spring 2016 DBP will receive the following as visiting professors:

  • Professor John L. Campbell, Dartmouth College (US) – 1st of April to 30th of May 2016.
  • Professor Hallvard Moe, University of Bergen (N) -  28th of March to 24th of April 2016.

 

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