Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Investors Should Hold BNP Paribas Accountable-Someone Has To

  Monday, July 28, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually Inclusive       Why Tanzania Needs to be Careful with Gas Revenues    New Thomson Reuters Foundation Media Program to Investigate Illicit …

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 …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Introduced in the US

What ICIJ’s Offshore investigation Can Teach the IRS We’re Not Broke Video: How Do Billion Dollar Corporations Cheat America Out of Tax Revenue? Just How Difficult and Costly is it to Set Up an Offshore Company? Video: Understanding Offshore Secrecy ICIJ’s Massive Investigation of Offshore Tax Havens, Shell Companies, and …

A scheme designed to net trillions from global tax havens is being scuppered

Nicholas Shaxson – The Guardian Switzerland and other offshore specialists are doing their best to frustrate international transparency in taxation The world is seeing the first stirrings of an emerging new architecture of global transparency in taxation which could, if pushed forwards, help governments for the first time raise serious …

Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay Brussels, 14 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement expressed its disappointment as climate negotiators in Durban had agreed a platform to continue negotiations, but without any guarantees that will make …

Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 230/091211 Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors Crowd of workers, campaigners and activists gather for all-night vigil to keep UN climate talks alive Durban, 9 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is making a final call on Ministers attending the Durban …

New Coalition Forms to Fight Tax Dodgers and Financial Secrecy

A publication of FACT Coalitiion New Rules for Global Finance is pleased to join with other organizations in announcing the launch of the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) campaign and coalition. As the name indicates, FACT is a campaign to achieve greater financial accountability and transparency within financial institutions, …