April 12th, 2016
Joint Media Reaction Oxfam EU – Financial Transparency Coalition – ActionAid EU – Eurodad – Tax Justice Network – Africa BRUSSELS—The European Commission has missed yet another chance to effectively end tax havens, campaigners say. Today’s proposal on tax transparency limits public country-by-country reporting to the EU and an arbitrary list of tax havens. This
April 6th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE Investigations vindicate the need for strengthening of financial systems across the globe NAIROBI, 6 April 2016 – The recent revelation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) of a systematic and complicit scheme of tax evasion involving major world leaders (past and present), wealthy individuals and a host of multinational corporations (MNCs)
April 3rd, 2016
PRESS RELEASE The latest investigation from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) zeroes in on the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, and is perhaps the starkest example yet of how financial secrecy helps fuel crime, corruption, and inequality that stifle development around the globe.
March 17th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE The Scottish Government today introduced ground-breaking new measures to bring land ownership into the open, in a move strongly welcomed by Global Witness. These efforts will make it much easier for people in Scotland to know who is really behind ownership of land and hold those people to account.