May 6th, 2021
On April 27, the FTC hosted a high-level panel to discuss our new Covid Bailout Tracker, which revealed a set of staggering findings regarding governmental funding responses to the pandemic. The panel discussion, which can be viewed in its entirety here (and below), touched on a range of topics, from global minimum corporate taxes to
April 22nd, 2021
The vast majority of Covid-19 recovery funds have gone to big corporations instead of toward welfare, small firms, or those working in the informal economy, according to the first major analysis of public bailout funds disbursed in developing countries during the pandemic.
April 8th, 2021
With the 2021 World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings beginning this month, FTC Director Matti Kohonen issued the following statement regarding tax justice, financial transparency, and the ending of illicit financial flows:
April 7th, 2021
On Monday, new U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke in front of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Amidst ongoing discussions in the U.S. about a proposed $2 trillion economic plan, as well as discussions on financial responses to the pandemic and the Biden administration’s proposed economic and investment policies, Yellen revealed that the U.S. is