Prem Sikka

Organisation: 
University of Essex (UK) and the Association for Accountancy Affairs (AABA)

Prem Sikka is professor of Accounting at the University of Essex, UK. His research on accountancy, auditing, tax avoidance, tax havens, corporate governance, money laundering, insolvency and business affairs has been published in books, international scholarly journals, newspapers and magazines. He has appeared on radio and television programmes to comment on business matters.

Session details

2012

The Pin-Stripe Mafia: How accountancy firms destroy societies

Thursday, 22.11
12.30 to 13.15

Key questions addressed:

  • Role of accountancy firms in tax avoidance
  • Secrecy and design of tax avoidance schemes
  • Global tax avoidance industry