G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card

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G20 Commitments to Tax and Development: A Progress Report Card November 14, 2011 By David McNair David McNair is senior economic justice adviser at Christian Aid who formerly worked for British Red Cross. He holds a PhD in social geography from the Queen’s University of Belfast. This article is cross-posted …

G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2011 G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty More Needs to Be Done to Implement Automatic Exchange of Tax Information-GFI Summit Declaration Calls for More Work to Prevent Abuse of Corporate Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) …

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 From the Task Force Blog: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure 2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative Launch Of The 2011 Financial Secrecy Index It’s Time For The UK To Act On Its …

2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 From the Task Force Blog: 2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative Launch Of The 2011 Financial Secrecy Index It’s Time For The UK To Act On Its Tax Havens Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Crowd MEPs Say …

Book Review by Hazel Henderson: Treasure Islands and Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

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Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens, by Nicholas Shaxson, Palgrave Macmillan, NYC 2011 Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us! by Ralph Nader, Seven Stories Press, NYC 2009 In Treasure Islands, author Nicholas Shaxson digs deeper than any previous research on the size and shape of global finance and …

Statement by the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group to the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting – ITUC OnLine

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 138/150711 Statement by the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group to the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting (CHOGM) (Perth, Australia, 28-30 October 2011) Brussels, 15 July 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The statement published today by the the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group sets out a …

Video Now Available! How the Financial Stability Board Affects Development Prospects: Opening the Black Box

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Contact: Jamie Baker 202-247-7486 [email protected] New Rules for Global Finance VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE! Workshop on How the Financial Stability Board Affects Development Prospects: Opening the Black Box Watch the video PowerPoint Presentation from Matthew Martin Organized as part of the Spring Meetings Civil Society Policy Forum Sponsored by: Friday, April …

Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens

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I would like to call your attention to a new book by UK-based journalist Nicholas Shaxson called “Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World”. (US Edition, “Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens,” scheduled for release April 12, 2011) Mr. Shaxson plunges …

Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World by Nicholas Shaxson

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Reviewed by Jeremy Haken I would like to call your attention to a new book by UK-based journalist Nicholas Shaxson called “Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World. (US Edition, Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens, scheduled for release April 12, 2011) …

New GFI Report: International Crime a $650 Billion Business Built on Poverty and Corruption in Developing World

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From the publicaiton of Global Financial Integrity FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8th, 2011 Drug trade single largest component, followed by counterfeiting, finds new report from Global Financial Integrity WASHINGTON, DC – Illicit trade in “goods, guns, people, and natural resources” is a $650 billion enterprise, which most negatively impacts the …