Revised UN Convention Seeks To Encourage Investment, Combat Corporate Tax Evasion

REVISED UN CONVENTION SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT, COMBAT CORPORATE TAX EVASION New York, Mar 14 2012 6:05PM The United Nations announced today that it has updated a set of guidelines to prevent double taxation between countries, as well as to avoid tax evasion, which costs countries $3.1 trillion every year. …

New Study Reveals Serious Flaws In OECD’s Tax Evasion Crackdown

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: New Study Reveals Serious Flaws In OECD’s Tax Evasion Crackdown GFI’s Heather Lowe To Speak On FCPA Panel At Georgetown University, And Other Upcoming Events A Setback In Fighting Tax Avoidance In India: Vodafone Vs. Union Of India Newly Published: The …

Campaigners welcome moves to tackle tax evasion, but highlight ongoing loopholes in global controls against dirty money

Campaigners welcome moves to tackle tax evasion, but highlight ongoing loopholes in global controls against dirty money Washington DC/ London, February 16, 2012: The Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development (TF) welcomes moves to tackle tax dodging announced by the global body charged with fighting financial crime. Under …

Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico

Monday, January 30, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico Featured Allied Organization of the Week: The Council on Geopolitics Will U.S. and EU Sanctions Halt Tehran’s Nuclear Ambitions? What President Obama Got Right (and Wrong) in the State …

Why All the Robo-signing? Shedding Light on the Shadow Banking System

Why All the Robo-signing? Shedding Light on the Shadow Banking System Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles January 24, 2012 The Wall Street Journal reported on January 19th that the Obama Administration was pushing heavily to get the 50 state attorneys general to agree to a settlement with five major banks in the …

Task Force Reaction to G20 Communiqué

Task Force Reaction to G20 Communiqué Washington DC (Nov. 4, 2011) As international financial turmoil intensifies, G20 leaders of the world’s largest economies meeting in Cannes produced a final document that offers some limited hope for international financial transparency and meaningful action on tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance. “Governments …

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, …