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14 February 2017, Gateway House

Tax evasion can be tackled with global cooperation

In Monica Bhatia's interview, she discusses the changes in the global financial sector in the wake of the Panama papers and the HSBC files, mainly the increase in transparency between banks and governments. She highlights her belief in the Automatic Global Tax Information Sharing Network in countering tax evasion and the success of the methods that governments have already undertaken to enable voluntary disclosures. Lastly, she illustrates the measures under the BEPS system on tax compliance.

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This is an interview conducted with Monica Bhatia during The Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue 2017.

Monica Bhatia is Head of Division of Center for Tax and Policy in the OECD in Paris. She was on the Geoeconomics Dialogue III on Global Taxation: Use, Abuse and Misuse of Capital Flows at GOIGD 2017.

Arjun Chawla is Researcher, Gateway House.

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