Today’s Top Stories from GFI: EU Parliament Votes For Public Registries of Company Ownership

    From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: European Parliament Gives Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote to End Secret Corporate Ownership Millions of Euros Left Ukraine: Why Beneficial Ownership Transparency is Common Sense As Europe Tightens Oversight, Spotlight Must Remain Why Russia No Longer Fears the West: It’s the Offshore, Stupid Understanding …

Call for economic overhaul: Column

Everybody is finding fault with the economy these days. When it doesn’t grow quickly enough, business leaders complain, then President Obama announces he is refocusing on the economy yet again. When job growth appears to pick up, as it did last week, investors flee from stocks fearing rising interest rates. It often …