Philip Baker QC specialises in international aspects of taxation, with a particular interest in taxation and the European Convention on Human Rights.
Philip will discuss his work on ethical issues in tax, a topic on which he recently ran an elective for students on the Oxford MSc course in Taxation. In light of the various recent high profile investigations into the tax affairs of celebrities he will discuss the increasingly blurry distinctions between the ‘management’, ‘aggressive avoidance’ and ‘evasion’ of tax, and will offer some insights into possible future developments in the law and its application.
- Understand the overlap between tax avoidance and tax evasion
- Consider various ethical issues in taxation
- Gain insight into possible future developments in tax law and regulation
Especially relevant to:
- Compliance officers
- NGO / Policy professionals
- Law enforcement
- Legal professionals
Sectors & regions:
- Tax evasion
Philip Baker QC
Philip Baker QC has been practising as a barrister for 30 years, before which he lectured full-time in Law at the University of London. He is the author of a book on double taxation conventions and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
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