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 plan to end anonymous companies–our issues are everywhere this spring. Of course, channeling the momentum into concrete policy change is always a challenge.
Right now, we are making our presence felt in international meetings from Arusha to Rome to Bogotá. We are also hard at work putting together evidence to influence policymakers back in their capitals.
The stakes are high:
We know that money moves around the world at the touch of a button, but governments (and sometimes NGOs) are slowed by national borders. Our job as the FTC is to connect civil society groups, experts and governments working to stem the tide of illicit financial flows so that together, we can be greater than the sum of our parts.
Porter McConnell and the Financial Transparency Coalition team