Fifth OECD forum on Tax and Crime
London | 7-8 November 2017
In the wake of increased media interest and public concern, more than 200 tax crime and economic crime experts from around the world came together to discuss ways to tackle tax and economic crime more effectively. The Forum brought together experts on tax, customs, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, policing, and prosecution, to take stock of the threats posed by tax crime, the progress made in combating it, and the priorities for action.
The conference identified five priorities for action:
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Fourth OECD forum on tax and crime
Amsterdam ∙ 16-17 September 2015
This 4th edition of the OECD Oslo Dialogue, hosted by the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration, primarily focused on the future threats and opportunities for law enforcement agencies to work together in the tax and crime area and the use of technology. Experts discussed topics that are currently high on the political agenda, such as corruption, terrorist financing, alternative payment methods, the dark web, the use of analytics and exploring emerging tax evasion risks in an era of greater transparency.
It brought together senior policy makers and experts from different disciplines and authorities, including tax and customs administrations, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering authorities, police and law enforcement agencies, public prosecutors, development agencies and international organisations, who together share responsibility for combating financial crime in all its forms. This was the ideal opportunity for participants to discuss with their peers the strategic, organisational and operational aspects of implementing a whole of government approach to tackling serious financial crime at both the national and international level.
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Third International Forum on Tax and Crime
Istanbul ∙ 7-8 November 2013
Building on previous events in Oslo and Rome, the Third Forum on Tax and Crime provided an opportunity for senior government officials from tax and customs administrations, anti-money laundering and anti‑corruption authorities, police and law enforcement, public prosecutors, financial regulators and government Ministries, as well as international organisations and NGOs, to discuss current issues and country experiences on key policy and operational topics in combating all forms of financial crime.
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Evading the Net: Tax Crime in the Fisheries Sector
Bribery and Corruption Awareness Handbook for Tax Examiners and Tax Auditors
Effective Inter-Agency Co-operation in Fighting Tax Crime
Sessions focused on the following:
The event also included discussions on the outcomes of the first meeting of the new OECD Forum of Heads of Tax Crime Investigation, and the Brochure: Conducting Financial Investigations - Foundation Programme, which was launched in 2012.The Forum was jointly hosted by the Turkish Tax Administration, Tax Inspection Board and Financial Intelligence Unit and took place in Istanbul on 7-8 November 2013.
Rome ∙ 14-15 June 2012
This Forum brought together senior policy makers from different government agencies including the tax, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption communities, as well as private sector representatives, NGOs and other interested stakeholders. Participants examined best practice approaches to closer inter-agency co-operation at the domestic level and explore how to improve international cooperation. The conference also showcased specific key risks in the tax and crime area, allowing countries to target resources and learn from the experience of others.
Oslo ∙ 21-23 March 2011
Issues related to greater inter-agency co-operation were discussed by more than 150 delegates from 54 delegations who participated in the first tax and crime forum on 21-23 March 2011 in Oslo hosted by the Norwegian government. The conference brought together representatives from a range of OECD and non-OECD governmental agencies, including Tax Administrations, Finance and Justice Ministries, Financial Intelligence Units, Central Banks, FATF, International Organisations, as well as business and NGOs.