McGill Law Tax Policy Colloquium: Fall 2014
The fifth annual Tax Policy Colloquium will feature distinguished visiting academics and practioners who will come discuss issues of tax policy and theory, along with related issues of economics and social justice. Students, faculty and general public welcome. Information coming soon.
Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, 18-20 June 2014
The Faculty of Law at McGill University invites you a conference on tax justice and human rights, that will bring together students, academic researchers, and tax justice advocates and activists to collaborate on the topic of tax justice: what is it, how is tax connected to human rights or how could it be, and what research needs to be done to further this emerging field? See the Call for papers and the Symposium page.
Foreign Account Tax Information Act (FATCA), March 16, 2014
An information session on how the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) impacts Canadians. The session was geared toward those with US status and discussed issues of disclosure, compliance, and other obligations raised by this legislation. On the subject of FATCA, listen to the McGill Law Journal podcast with Prof. Christians - "FATCA incoming" (Feb 2014)
McGill Law Tax Policy Colloquium: Fall 2013
The fourth annual Tax Policy Colloquium featured six distinguished visiting academics:
- September 23, 2013: Reuven Avi-Yonah (University of Michigan Law School)
- September 30, 2013: J. Clifton Fleming (BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School)
- October 7, 2013: Lyne Latulippe (Département de fiscalité, Université de Sherbrooke)
- October 28, 2013: Sagit Leviner (Ono Academic College Faculty of Law)
- November 11, 2013: Shirley Tillotson (Dalhousie University)
- November 25, 2013: Diane Ring (Boston College Law School)
Tax Justice Round Table and Research Symposium 2013
This event aims to bring together academic researchers and graduate students, investigative journalists and campaigners to exchange information on tax justice research being done, identify research needs and gaps and develop strategies to facilitate research and collaboration between researchers and campaigners.
29 May 2013, 19:30-21:30
A public panel discussion on tax justice moderated by Prof. Allison Christians:
John Christensen, Tax Justice Network (UK)
Diana Gibson, Canadians for Tax Fairness
James Henry, Chair, Global Alliance for Tax Justice and former Chief Economist, McKinsey & Co.
30 May 2013, 9:30-16:30
A one-day event that will bring together academic, journalists and campaigners to exchange information on tax justice research.
Fall 2012 Tax Policy Colloquium
For the third edition of the Tax Law colloquium, we invited six speakers to discuss topics of national and international tax law and policy issues.