Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights

Please join the Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights for Hidden Money, Hidden Resources: Financing Development with Transparency October 14-15 | Melia Hotel | Av. Salaverry, 2599, 00000, Lima Peru You are invited to the 2014 annual conference of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), …

GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 GFI Welcomes OECD Release of Full Global Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Information GFI’s Platform Issue Moving Forward to International Implementation GFI Notes that Issues Still Need to Be Addressed, Warns that Developing Country Participation is Critical WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization for Economic …

FTC Newsletter – April – June 2014: The stakes are high!

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington     Dear friends, When compiling our latest newsletter, we realized just how eventful the last three months have been. From the Indian government’s creation of a task force to investigate offshore accounts to the Queen of England’s speech announcing the UK’s …

Sustainable Development Update – 20 May 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 20 May 2014 Experts Conclude Fourth Session on Sustainable Development Financing 16_May_2014: The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) held its Fourth Session, during which expert members discussed the …

It’s Back! The FTC Newsletter: January-March 2014

Berlin Brussels Lima London Nairobi New Delhi Washington Dear friends,   After a year-long hiatus, the Financial Transparency Coalition’s (formerly the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development) newsletter is back! In our newsletter you will find updates on our organization, policy work, press, resources, and upcoming events.   …

US$68.9bn Flowed Illegally into or out of Emerging EU Economies in 2011, Fueling Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion

  US$68.9 Billion Flowed Illegally into or out of Emerging EU Economies in 2011, Fueling Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion GFI Urges EU Parliament Legislators to Follow UK’s Lead, Ban Anonymous Shell Companies Anonymous Shell Companies are a Major Conduit of Illegal Funds; Public Registries of Beneficial Ownership are the “Gold …

Reverse the Curse of Economic Inequality

In 2013, we made significant progress towards increasing transparency, inclusion and responsibility in global financial-rule making. New Rules successfully convened developing country regulators and CSOs with the Financial Stability Board (FSB), strengthened engagement between civil society and the IMF, worked with partners to curb illicit financial flows from developing countries, …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. government shutdown delays automatic tax information sharing

    Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Video: French Finance Minister Pierre Mosvovici on Public Registries, Transparency Agenda Getting the Regulations Right: Oil in Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo #FTCDar2013: Not in Dar? Here’s How You Can Still Participate #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone …

GFI: Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases

  Monday, August 26, 2013 Offshore Phantom Firms A “Hulking Presence” in Divorce Cases Review of World Bank Sanctions System: A Good Start but Additional Transparency Needed Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Russia’s offshore cash switches seas in search of a new tax haven

  Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Interactions between Small- and Large-Scale Corruption in China Increasing [Amicable] Cooperation on Offshore Tax Evasion Income Inequality, Wealth, and Illicit Financial Flows in Asia Taxcast Episode 19: July 2013 Looking Forward: Poverty in 2015 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Communique Released Clips Tax …