European Progress and Prospects for the United States
February 25, 2013, 1:00pm ET - 2:30pm ET
About This Event
This year, the European Union will implement the world's first regional financial transaction tax among 11 or more of its member countries. Leading this effort is European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union Algirdas Šemeta, who will address Europe’s progress with the financial transaction tax and join a conversation on the implications of Europe's FTT and prospects for similar, coordinated FTTs in the United States and England.
Algirdas Šemeta, European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union
Christopher Leslie, UK Labour Party MP and Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Lynn A. Stout, Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Business Law, Cornell University
John B. Fullerton, Founder and President, Capital Institute
Michael Ettlinger, Vice President for Economic Policy, Center for American Progress
Pedro DaCosta, Federal Reserve and Macroeconomic Policy Correspondent, Reuters
A light lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
Center for American Progress
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