Niels Johannesen

University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics

Currently assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen, Niels Johannesen researches topics related to offshore tax evasion and avoidance. He has previously gained hands-on experience with corporate tax planning as a consultant at an international audit firm and with practical policy issues as a head-of-section at the Danish Ministry of Finance.

Session details


The end of bank secrecy? An evaluation of the G20 tax haven crackdown

torsdag, 22.11
13.15 to 14.00

Video and presentation:

Key questions addressed:

  • How do tax evaders respond to information exchange treaties with tax havens?
  • Do the responses differ between developed and developing countries?
  • Do information exchange treaties end bank secrecy and offshore tax evasion?