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The Panama Papers Panel:

Tax Havens – Who, Why, & Impacts


Marina Walker Guevara – Manager, Panama Papers Investigation

Juan Ricardo Ortega – Former Commissioner, Tax & Customs (Colombia)


Date:                     Wednesday, May 11th, 2016, 12:00-2:00pm

Location:             Founders Hall Auditorium, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201                                                       (Virginia Square Metro Stop)

RSVP required for this event. Please click here or contact Kasey Kinnard at traccc@gmu.edu / 703-993-9757

NOTE: Food and drink are not permitted in the auditorium. Coffee & cookies provided after the talk

Marina Walker GuevaraMarina Walker Guevara is deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Co-Manager of the “Panama Papers” investigation, involving more than 370 reporters in 76 countries. She has written about environmental degradation by mining companies, the global offshore economy, the illicit tobacco trade, and more. Her stories have appeared in several international media including The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, Le Monde and the BBC. She holds degrees from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, and University of Missouri.

Juan Ricardo OrtegaJuan Ricardo Ortega is the former Commissioner of the Colombian Tax and customs agency, DIAN, where he is credited with fighting corruption and tax evasion through the use of shell companies. He currently serves as a principal advisor at the Department for Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic at the Inter-American Development Bank. He has served as Treasury Secretary of Bogotá, Vice Finance Minister, Vice Trade Minister and Director of Fogafín, Colombia’s FDIC, and Economic Secretary to the Presidency. He holds degrees from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá Yale University.

Panama Papers Flyer

Panama Papers Flyer

TraCCC is proud to be a co-sponsor for the human trafficking webinar series hosted by The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and Babson College’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. Upcoming webinars are (panelists TBD):

May 12, 2016: How to Mitigate the Risk of Child Labour in the Supply Chain

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June 16, 2016: Training and Auditing – Lessons Learned

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July 14, 2016: Consumers in the Global Supply Chain

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** Unless otherwise specified, all events are free, open to the public, and are held at Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 (one block from the Virginia Square Metro Stop, see map). However, seating is limited and reservations are suggested. To secure a seat, please register here, call TraCCC at 703-993-9757 or e-mail us at traccc@gmu.edu. Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities upon request.

Metered parking is available around the building and a pay garage can be accessed from directly behind Founder’s Hall (see map). TraCCC is unfortunately unable to validate parking.