Second high-level symposium on beneficial ownership transparency in Buenos Aires, August 31st/September 1st

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30-08-2016 10-02-07
Tax Justice Network together with Argentina’s Anti-Corruption Office, Argentina’s General Prosecution Office (Ministerio Público Fiscal), the Central Bank and other NGOs including Fundación SES, Red de Justicia Fiscal LACLatindadd and CIPCE will host a two-day event involving government and civil society concerning the need for registries of beneficial ownership (click here to see full program in spanish). The second edition of this event which first took place in 2015, will be held again at one of the main halls of Argentina’s Central Bank and will be one of the principal gatherings of government agencies and NGOs from the region to discuss this topic.

Public officials from major Argentine government agencies will participate both as speakers and audience, including the commercial registry (IGJ), the tax authority (AFIP), the Central Bank, the General Prosecution Office (MPF), the Securities Exchange Commission (CNV), the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF), and among others, the Anti-corruption office. Latin American authorities from Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Peru will also take part. On the civil society side Tax Justice Network, Fundación SES, Latindadd, Cefid-ar, CIPCE, ACIJ and others will also participate as panelists.
The event is public and will take place at the Central Bank’s Bosch Hall (salón Bosch). You can register by sending an email to andres@taxjustice.net.

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Markus Meinzer

Markus Meinzer is a senior analyst and director of the Tax Justice Network (TJN) and was the lead researcher on the FSI. He authored the book "Tax Haven Germany" ("Steueroase Deutschland"), published in 2015 at C.H. Beck, and is a member of the European Commission Expert Group on automatic exchange of financial account information. He studied development economics as a component of his political science degree at the Free University of Berlin, and was an exchange student at the University of Sussex (UK).
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