MSc in Taxation Alumni Symposium and Summer Event

The first MSc in Taxation Alumni Symposium and Summer Event was held on Saturday 2 July 2022.

The day started off with a Symposium at the H B Allen Centre, Keble College. The symposium was attended by 90 MSc in Taxation students, alumni and, staff members, including three programme directors, Professor Tsilly Dagan, Professor Michael Devereux, Professor John Vella and programme co-founders, Visiting Professor Philip Baker QC, and Professor Judith Freedman.


The programme for the symposium was divided into two. The first half involved presentations by a distinguished group of academics and practitioners:

Richard Collier (Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, formerly PwC and OECD): ‘Formative Politics and Policies of Pillar 2’;

Victoria Perry (Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, formerly IMF): ‘Pillar 2 and Developing Countries’;

Porus Kaka (SC and Barrister, Field Court Tax Chambers): ‘The Relevance (or irrelevance!) of Domestic Law under Tax Treaties’;

The second half involved presentations by MSc in Taxation alumni who are now undertaking doctoral research at Oxford:

 Paul Brice, (MSc in Taxation Alumnus, 2016-2018, DPhil Candidate in Law): ‘The UK tax system support of disabled people’;

Amedeo Rizzo, (MSc in Taxation Alumnus,2018-2020, DPhil Candidate in Law) : ‘Innovative tax policy for growth and development’;

Jasna Voje, (MSc in Taxation Alumna,2017-2019, DPhil Candidate in Law): ‘(Re)imagined EU Tax Base: Consolidation without federalization?’

After the symposium, some of the alumni went punting… despite the rain!

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The day was rounded off with a drink reception and formal dinner at St Peter’s College, with an after-dinner speech by the Right Honourable Sir Launcelot Henderson.