Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. Treasury delays offshore tax-dodge law by 6 months

  Monday, July 15, 2013 Job Listing: Financial Transparency Coalition Administrator Behavioral Economics And Lessons For FCPA, AML, And Tax Compliance Are High Bribery Rates In Poor Countries Blocking Development? Global Witness’s Charmian Gooch At TED Global: Meet Global Corruption’s Hidden Players GFI Disappointed By Court Decision To Vacate Key …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: How Canada’s banks help money move in and out of tax havens

  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Why Developing Countries Should Care About The G8 Summit Taxcast Edition 17: May ’13 Statement From The Financial Transparency Coalition: G8 Leaders Fail To Reach Financial Transparency Agreement Tax Wars: EU Playing Catch-Up With US New EU Anti-Corruption Standards Increase Demands For Greater Transparency To …

  Friday, June 14, 2013 G8 Leaders Tackle Tax Havens And Global Inequality G8 Preview: Momentum Toward Public Registries For Beneficial Owners It’s Time Corporations Flew Old Glory Instead Of The Jolly Roger Tom Cardamone In The Huffington Post Canada: The Trouble With Tax Havens G8: It’s Time For Action …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: GFI Calls on Obama, G8 to Require Public Registries of Corporate Owners, Curtail Illicit Flows

  Friday, June 14, 2013 G8 Leaders Tackle Tax Havens And Global Inequality G8 Preview: Momentum Toward Public Registries For Beneficial Owners It’s Time Corporations Flew Old Glory Instead Of The Jolly Roger Tom Cardamone In The Huffington Post Canada: The Trouble With Tax Havens G8: It’s Time For Action …

Scolding with One Hand and Bribing with the Other

     Scolding with One Hand and Bribing with the Other By Thalif Deen May 8 2013 (IPS) – When a Southeast Asian country was riddled with corruption in a bygone era, there were rumours that government officials routinely offered receipts every time they accepted a bribe. Last week, Hamid Karzai, the …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

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 …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: When capital flies, but corruption stays behind

  Friday March 29, 2013 No More Shifty Business: Campaigners Call for New Tax Rules Farming for Rats: Perverse Incentives and Illicit Financial Flows Illicit Wealth and Enormous Tax Dodging Fuel Inequality Task Force Recommendations to the BRICS Summit 2013 Taxcast Episode #15: March 2013 HSBC by the Numbers Clips …

The Cypriot viewpoint

     The Cypriot viewpoint By Cyprus.com Editors Cyprus Bailout: Stupidity, Short-Sightedness, Something Else? A quick run-down on the impressively stupid handling of the “Cyprus bailout” by the EU. And, before we go on, we should note that the on-the-ground situation for visitors and tourists is perfectly fine – Cypriots are …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: No Species Is Safe From Illicit Wildlife Trade

  Tuesday, March 12, 2013 HSBC, Panama: “Exit, Stage Right” Video: Raymond Baker at the Wilson Center on Illicit Financial Flows from Russia Senator Carl Levin to Retire After 2014 Denmark Increases Corporate Transparency One Thing We Learned From The Senate’s Too Big To Jail Hearing Yesterday Congress Must End …