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10:00 Welcome and opening remarks

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

10:15 The EESC view on challenges related to the debt-equity bias

  • Krister Andersson, rapporteur "The role of corporate taxes on in corporate governance", Employers' Group, EESC

10:30 Comments by the specialists

  • Alain Clara, Policy officer, DG TAXUD, European Commission
  • Christoph Spengel, Professor, University of Mannheim
  • Mindy Herzfeld, Professor, University of Florida

Q & A moderated by Krister Andersson

13:00  End of the public hearing

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