Expert: Panama Papers
"The hidden identities of 350 Canadians with offshore tax haven investments have been revealed in the private database of one of the world’s leading shell company registration firms, according to a Toronto Star analysis of a massive leak obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. (The Toronto Star)
Allison Christians, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University
“It's a shocking betrayal by political leaders that even as they purport to crack down on tax evasion, they are main perpetrators and beneficiaries of it.”—Allison Christians
Allison Christians is the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation at the McGill University Faculty of Law. Her research and teaching focus on national and international tax law and policy issues, with emphasis on the relationship between taxation and economic development and on the role of government and non-government institutions and actors in the creation of tax policy norms.
allison.christians [at] mcgill.ca (English)