Tax Policy - A global look at healing the economy post-pandemic - Afternoon Session
12:30 to 13:00
The Global Tax World Post-COVID: Consensus or Disunity?
The global tax world was already in the midst of change post-2008 in order to prevent base erosion and profit shifting. This change was already causing many countries to question the world order in tax. The question now is whether any chance of consensus has collapsed altogether.
Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division (Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD)
13:00 to 13:30
International Trade and Cross-Border Investment: Africa in the New World Order
The slogan of free trade has increasingly come under scrutiny along with the free flow of cross-border investment. Where are African economics heading as more and more countries retreat behind their borders?
Managing Partner (ENSafrica Kenya)
13:30 to 13:45
13:45 to 14:15
The Future of the African Free Trade Agreement
It is now uniformly agreed that free trade within the African region will stimulate long-term growth beyond the current trajectory. Will COVID slow or accelerate this objective and how far along is the agreement in terms of practical implementation?
Senior Director - Customs, Trade Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (DHL)
Executive Director (Tralac - Trade Law Centre NPC)
14:15 to 14:45
Taxpayers rights matter
Balancing taxpayers' rights with collecting taxes during turbulent times, the Office of the Tax Ombud will describe the way forward as the Commissioner battles to sustain revenue during this extended period of economic turmoil.