Draft Programme Version 7 Feb 2017

Draft Programme Version 7 Feb 2017

Delegation to United Kingdom
9-10February 2017

Draft Programme version 7 Feb 2017

9 February 2016

Arrival in London early afternoon (Eurostar arrival at 16.05)


(public transport: Victoria line to PIMLICO + 15 min. walk)

All meetings take place at European Parliament Information Office, Europe House, 32 Smith Square

16h30-18h30 Working session with academia and NGOs

with Meg Hillier MP, Chair of the House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee, and possibly Members of the PAC)



  • Prof. Prem Sikka, Professor of Accounting, Essex Business School, University of Essex
  • Prof. Sol Picciotto, Emeritus Profesor Lancester University, Senior Fellow, International Centre for Tax & Development
  • Prof. Rita de la Feria, University of Leeds



  • Murray Worthy, Anti-corruption organisation Global Witness, working on money laundering.
  • Rachel Davies, Senior Advocacy Manager, Transparency International UK
  • Richard Murphy, chartered accountant and political economist, Tax Justice Network and Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at City University London
  • Oliver Pearce, Policy Manager for tax and inequality, Oxfam

No official dinner.

Delegation members may wish to join at their own expense for an informal dinner at Marquis of Granby Westminster, 41 Romney St, Tel. +44 207 227 0941(next to Europe House)

From Europe House/ Restaurant to the Hotel (Park Plaza Westminster Bridge):

Public transport: Bus 507 or C10 from Millbank (stop NH) to St Thomas' Hospital A&E Department (3 stops/ 2 min.); or 20 min. walk (1 km)

10 February 2016

From Hotel to Europe House:Public transport: Bus 507 from County Hall (Stop G) to Millbank (Stop NE) (3 stops/ 5 min); or 20 min. walk (1 km), either across Westminster Bridge or across Lambeth bridge

It is recommended to check out of the hotel and take your luggage with you.

08.30Optional meeting point for departure in the hotel lobby.

09.00-10.30Joint Panama Taskforce session (with representatives from HM Revenue Customs, National Crime Agency (NCA), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA))

10.30- 11.15UKFIU session, led by the National Crime Agency (NCA), as UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU)

11.15- 12.00Meeting withFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA), as UK Banking Supervisor

12.00-13.00Informal sandwich lunchat Europe House

13.00-13.30Meeting with Peter Dempsey, lawyer

Financial institutions

13.30–14.30Meeting with HSBC Holding PLC

Law firms

14.30 - 15.00Meeting with UK Law profession regulators

Ian Messer, Law Society of Scotland

Representative of Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

15.00 -16.00Meeting withLaw Society of England and Wales (LSEW)

John Riches, Chair, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Public Policy Committee

Sandy Bhogal, member of the LSEW Tax Law Committee (chair of International Tax Law)

Edward Craft, member of the LSEW Company Law Committee

Amy Bell, Chair of the LSEW AML Task Force


16:00 -17:00Meeting with Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Robert Hodgkinson, Executive Director, Technical, ICAEW

Frank Haskew, Head of Tax, ICAEW

Ian Young, International Tax Manager, ICAEW

Simon Tosserams, EU Affairs Executive, ICAEW

17.00Programme ends

From Europe House to St Pancras Station:

Public transport: 15 min walk to Pinlico Station, take Victoria line to St Pancras