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G20 pledges to crackdown on tax evasion by multinational companies

Professor Justin O'Brien, Director - Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, speaks to ABC Radio National reporter Sue Lannin about the G20 pledge to crackdown on tax evasion by multinational companies and about how much he thinks the G20 finance ministers can achieve.

"Well, I think the things that they're tackling are in actual fact incredibly difficult to achieve and that's part of the problem. Take for example the issue of tax avoidance and tax strategies, if you will. What we've seen is the OECD has put together a very interesting package of measures looking at how one would actually deal with this, actually translating that into tax policy in individual institutions is another matter entirely."

Read the full transcript and listen to the podcast here.