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COFFERS Conference: Dark grey zones between tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering


  • Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Vienna Austria (map)

From 24th to 25th September 2019 VICESSE will participate as part of the PROTAX consortium at the COFFERS Conference “Dark grey zones between tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering” at the Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien, in Vienna.

Reinhard Kreissl (VICESSE) and Franz Reger (Austrian Ministry of Finance) will participate in Panel I “Legal challenges of dealing with grey zones between tax avoidance and criminal behaviour” and Stefanie Öner (Ministry of Justice and PROTAX) in Panel II “Law Enforcement Panel Flashlights and Discussion – Why is there so little prosecution and punishment in Europe?”.

This conference:

  • Shows some of the dark zone cases where tax avoidance tips into criminal tax evasion

  • Shows the relation between tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering

  • Measures how much money is involved in tax avoidance, tax evasion and money laundering

  • Investigates law enforcement challenges

  • Emphasizes the role of tax morale

  • Identifies solutions that bring unpaid taxes back into the public COFFERS.

more information: here.
registration to the conference: here.

Earlier Event: 24 September
E-PROTECT Abschlusskonferenz