GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2014 GFI Welcomes ONE Campaign’s Report on the “Trillion-Dollar Scandal” of Illicit Financial Flows Report Highlights the Human Cost to Developing Countries of Corruption and the Financial Structures Facilitating It World Leaders Must Act to Implement Effective Transparency Measures at This Year’s G20 Summit and …

Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …

Clean Technica: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day fromCleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Top Wind Power Countries Per GDP (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Top Wind Power Countries Per Capita (CleanTechnica Exclusive) Most Solar-Friendly States — 2013 State Solar Policy Rankings (Infographic)   The 3% Solution Could Save US Businesses $780 …

What if women ruled the world?

Jay Owen The Blog

    What if women ruled the world?   Dee Dee Myers* – Viewpoint, BBC  Not so long ago, the idea that women might rule the world seemed slightly ridiculous – like something out of science fiction. But in an essay to mark International Women’s Day, political analyst and former …

Ethical Markets Review:Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Ethical Markets Review

Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?  Shann Turnbull, [email protected] Principal: International Institute for Self-governance   The 2008 global financial crisis and current uncertainties about the Euro provide evidence that the financial system is neither self-correcting nor capable of being reliably regulated. The financial system has failed because modern …

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag

kristy Reforming Global Finance

How Botched Derivatives Risk Taming Regulations are Again Going to Leave Taxpayers Holding the Bag Posted: 19 Oct 2012 02:16 AM PDT An important piece in the Financial Times by Manmohan Singh, a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund, describes persuasively how one of the central vehicles for reducing …

Conference of the American Monetary Institute: The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the History Books

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Conference of the American Monetary Institute, The historic 8th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference is now in the history books. What was historic about it? For starters, the deputy head of Research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), presented his paper, “The Chicago Plan Revisited.” The Chicago Plan had been …

World’s Power Must Act Urgently as Global Joblessness grows – UN Labour Chief

kristy Reforming Global Finance

WORLD’S POWERS MUST ACT URGENTLY AS GLOBAL JOBLESSNESS GROWS – UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 11 2012 2:05PM Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to 207 million, three million more than previously estimated, the United Nations labour agency today called on the world’s major …

Global Elite Hiding $21 Trillion from Taxman in Tax Havens

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Do you wonder why it’s so hard to pay for adapting to the climate crisis, or what Mitt Romney, et alia, are really up to? Wonder no longer. £13tn: hoard hidden from taxman by global elite  Study estimates staggering size of offshore economy Private banks help wealthiest to move cash …