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Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC15 will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday morning 10 May 2015, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 7 May. Like the previous years, the conference will take place in the centre of Brussels.
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Friday, May 8 • 12:00 - 13:00
LuxLeaks and how to unveil tax havens in Europe

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From LuxLeaks and onwards: the impressive and award-winning LuxLeaks revelations carried out by the ICIJ pointed out the problem of access to tax avoidance in the heart of Europe. But Luxembourg is not the only country with such provisions. Also other EU countries assist companies to avoid paying taxes in the country of activity, as recent research by Dutch think-tank SOMO shows. While LuxLeaks had a leak as starting point, SOMO started from scratch. Hear the methodology of both examples and learn how to unravel tax avoidance schemes.

Moderators
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Margo Smit

Ombudsman, Onderzoeksjournalist, NOS, Margo Smit Journalistiek
Margo Smit has been the Director of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists until September 2015. Now she is working as ombudsman at the Dutch Broadcasting Foundation (NOS) and as an independent investigative journalist. Smit is author of several publications about freedom of information, investigative journalism and cross border investigations. She is also a frequent speaker and moderator on international conferences... Read More →

Speakers
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Mar Cabra

Head of the Data & Research Unit, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Mar Cabra is hoofd van de Data & Research Unit van het International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) en in die functie spin in het web bij de Panama Papers en BahamaLeaks. Eerder werkte ze onder meer voor de BBC, de International Herald Tribune en The Huffington Post. Ze won de Spaanse Larra Award  als veelbelovendste journalist onder de 30. Cabra stond ook aan de wieg van de eerste... Read More →
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Kristof Clerix

Journalist, Knack
Kristof Clerix (*1978), Belgium, works as a reporter for the Belgian weekly news magzine Knack and previously reported for a Belgian magazine on international affairs. As member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), he collaborated on LuxLeaks, SwissLeaks, Evicted&Abandoned, the Panama Papers and Bahamas Leaks. | | Clerix has been working as a journalist in Belgium since 2002. After two years... Read More →
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Minna Knus-Galan

Investigative reporter, YLE, Finnish Broadcasting Company
Minna works for the investigative TV program MOT. She has done programs on tax havens (latest PanamaPapers), Bangladesh garment factories, corruption in development aid, elderly care, medicine, mining industry... Journalist of the Year 2014, 2014 Anders Chydenius – Freedom of Information award for investigating tax havens together with ICIJ: OffshoreLeaks and LuxLeaks. Topelius-award 2012. Co-organiser of the investigative journalism... Read More →
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Katrin McGauran

Senior Researcher, SOMO
Katrin McGauran is a member of SOMO’s Economic Justice and Production & Consumption teams and coordinates SOMO’s Tax Justice Programme. Before joining SOMO as a researcher in 2009, Katrin worked for a number of NGOs on issues ranging from human rights to EU justice and home affairs issues (Statewatch, London). She has written extensively on migrants’ rights and law in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands and has co-written a... Read More →


Friday May 8, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
1.19 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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