Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union
Grant Agreement no: 878619
Project Coordinator: Dr. Costantino Grasso
VIRTEU is an eighteen-month (April 2020 – September 2021) high-profile legal research project, which includes both comparative and interdisciplinary studies, funded by the European Union under the HERCULE III programme.
The Core Research Team operates within and is supported by the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI), which is directed by Prof. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos, and its Investigators are legal scholars teaching at the Law School of Coventry University (CLS), which is directed by Prof. Stephen Hardy.
VIRTEU aims at exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption so to unravel the intimate relationships that exist between fraudulent and corrupt practices in the area of taxation.
News from the Research Team
SEMINAR SERIES - CSR, WHISTLEBLOWING, HUMAN RIGHTS
October 12, 2020
VIRTEU is delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Blog, our Project Leader, Dr. Costantino Grasso, and our Research Associates, Dr. Dawn Carpenter and Dr. Luca D'Ambrosio, have co-organized and launched a series of intellectually stimulating presentations focused on corporate irresponsible behaviors.
News from the World
APPLE WINS COURT BATTLE OVER TAX AVOIDANCE IN EU
July 15, 2020
European Union’s lower court judges have quashed a European Commission order for Apple to pay back €14.3bn in taxes to Ireland in a landmark ruling that deals a big blow to the EU Commission's efforts to crack down on aggressive tax avoidance in the bloc.
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