PFA, IAPF, Denmark, Moody’s, Fianna Fáil, Cyprus, First State, OTC derivatives, Hermes, Dexia

      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                 Today’s top stories             Denmark’s PFA shifts from bonds to US equity over euro-zone fears   DENMARK – Fund hopes bailout of Cyprus could be wake-up call for European singe currency. …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Cyprus to be Audited

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 How Well Do We Know Our Banks? Video: Inside Story – Tax Avoidance: Legality vs. Morality Russia’s Threat from Within: a Comment on Illicit Financial Flows TJN-Africa Director: Yes, Taxation Can Be a Good Thing for Developing Countries Voice of America Investigates Global Corruption, Features Work …

Der Spiegel: Hundreds of Billions Flowing Illicitly Out of Greece

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Der Spiegel: Hundreds of Billions Flowing Illicitly Out of Greece Featured Allied Organization: The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Illicit Financial Flows Explained: With Graphics (Part III) Why Investors Should Care About Transparency A Little Sunlight Could Help Lower the Cost …

One Plan to Solve the Euro Zone’s Debt and Energy Crises

European Monetary Union (euro zone) has been front-and-center in the media again of late as sovereign and banking sector debt problems persist. Following in the footsteps of Greece, Ireland and Portgual, Spain this weekend became the latest euro zone “periphery” member to seek EU aid as it seeks to shore up banks …

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns

The E.C.B. Fiddles While Rome Burns Ellen Brown November 28, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “To some people, the European Central Bank seems like a fire department that is letting the house burn down to teach the children not to play with matches.” So wrote Jack Ewing in the New York Times last …