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Media Coverage

Our research results are relevant for both entrepreneurial and political decision-makers. Our practical research approach is reflected in Professor Spengel's numerous contributions and the quotations of our research projects in business magazines, newspapers and other media. Current topics are the US tax reform, cum-ex/cum-cum transactions and the taxation of the digitalising economy.

Below you will find an overview of current articles in the press.


Prof. Spengel on Cum-Cum/Cum-Ex

“This is the biggest tax robbery in the European history.”

Estimations of the Tax Damage caused by Cum-Cum and Cum-Ex ADR

In collaboration with the research network CORRECTIV and an association of international media, Professor Spengel and his team have calculated the potential tax damage caused by Cum-Cum and Cum-Ex ADR transactions. The documentation and figures can be found below.

For further background on the research conducted by CORRECTIV and the international media partners, please see here or this informative piece by STRG_F.

Public Hearing on the Cum-Ex/Cum-Cum Scandal

On 02/24/2021, the FISC Subcommittee on Tax Matters of the European Parliament addressed the Cum-Ex/Cum-Cum scandal in a public hearing, to which Prof. Dr. Spengel was invited as an expert.

Committee of Enquiry

Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel was invited as an expert by the German parliament's committee of enquiry concernig the tax issues of Cum-Ex Share deals.

 

Click here to watch the Video (in German).

Public Hearing at the EU-Parliament

On Monday 26 November 2018, Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel was invited by the European Parliament as an expert to a public hearing on the topic of “Cum-Ex scandal: financial crime and the loopholes in the current legal framework”

Click here for the video.

Public hearing at the Financial Committee

On Wednesday 09 September 2020, Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel was invited as an expert to a public hearing on the consequences from the Cum/Ex-scandal at the Financial Committee of the German Parliament.

Click here to watch the video (in German).


Public Debate “The role of corporate taxes in corporate governance – addressing the debt-equity bias”

On October 08th 2021, Professor Dr. Christoph Spengel participated as speaker at the public hearing of the European Economic and Social Committee on  the role of corporate taxes in corporate governance and the debt-equity bias. This is the second time this year that Prof. Spengel was invited by the EESC as expert.

Public Debate “Taxing Internationals in Europe”

On May 26th 2021, Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel was invited as speaker to the virtual joint public debate of the European Economic and Social Committee and the IMF on “Taxing multinationals in Europe”.

Press Photos

 

Here you will find a selection of press photos of Professor Spengel.