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Friday, October 9 • 10:30 - 11:30
How To Expose a Tax Haven

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It is a story that shook Europe. LuxLeaks exposed in a systematic way how Luxembourg operates as a tax haven in the heart of the continent helping multinational companies avoid billions of dollars in taxes. Team members explain how with the help of digital tools, data mining, and tax experts they transformed 28,000 pages of nearly incomprehensible accountancy lingo into stories that triggered a "tax storm" in Europe and beyond.

Also in this session: how to investigate a tax haven when you don't have a leak.

This session is done in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
 

Moderators
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Kristof Clerix

Journalist, Knack
Kristof Clerix (*1978), Belgium, works as a reporter for the Belgian weekly news magzine Knack and previously reported for a Belgian magazine on international affairs. As member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), he collaborated on LuxLeaks, SwissLeaks, Evicted&Abandoned, the Panama Papers and Bahamas Leaks. | | Clerix has been working as a journalist in Belgium since 2002. After two years... Read More →

Speakers
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Simon Bowers

Senior Financial Reporter, The Guardian
Simon Bowers is a senior financial reporter for the Guardian, specialising in business investigations. Last year he worked with the ICIJ on LuxLeaks, his articlesprompting a UK parliamentary inquiry and damning report on the scandal. Simon’s other work has put a spotlight on the business tycoons behind Iceland’s financial crash, exposed accounting tricks that masked huge failures by large IT companies, and revealed the true identity of... Read More →
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Marina Walker Guevara

Deputy Director, ICIJ
Marina Walker Guevara is deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, an independent network of reporters who work together on global stories. A native of Argentina, her investigations have won and shared more than 25 national and international awards, including honors from Long Island University’s George Polk Awards, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional... Read More →
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Edouard Perrin

Reporter, Premières Lignes
Edouard Perrin, France, is a reporter with production company Premières Lignes. He previously worked with French public television station France 2.Perrin is currently an investigative journalist with Premières Lignes' Cash Investigation series. In a 2012 investigation in conjunction with the BBC, Perrin revealed for the first time details of secret agreements between the Luxembourg tax authorities and multinational... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Lillehammer 1-2 (Keynote hall)

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