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New research shows how open data can help curb illicit financial flows
October 5th, 2016
Technology has the power to change the way we understand our world. And this is no different for illicit financial flows. While more and more data is making its way to the public (due to increased financial transparency requirements), it’s important that standards are in place to make data analysis as streamlined and uniform as possible. If information
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FTC adds new CoCom member and welcomes additional Allied Organizations
October 5th, 2016
In September, the Financial Transparency Coalition welcomed the Argentina-based NGO Fundación SES to the Coalition’s Coordinating Committee. Founded in the midst of Argentina’s severe currency crisis in 2001, its mission is to work for educational, social, political, and economic inclusion of teenagers and young adults, who were viewed as most impacted by the economic upheaval.
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Legislators introduce bill to shed more light on US multinationals
September 22nd, 2016
PRESS RELEASE Bill would help investors, lawmakers and the public make sense of how U.S. companies are operating around the globe WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Pocan (D-WI), with Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), and Gwen Moore (D-WI), have introduced a bill in the United States House of Representatives that seeks to unpack the opacity surrounding corporate disclosure
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With “Bahamas Leaks”, walls of financial secrecy take another hit
September 21st, 2016
PRESS RELEASE Latest revelations further the case for public registers of the real owners of companies In a late-day release, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists have published a new set of leaked documents that only embolden the growing number of voices calling for increased transparency in the financial system. The documents, dubbed ‘Bahamas Leaks’,
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