May 24th, 2018
PRESS RELEASE Partnering with more than a dozen West African journalists, a re-examination of old leaks turns up new stories of tax abuse and other offshore connections The Financial Transparency Coalition welcomes the latest investigation from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the Cellule Nobert Zongo Cell for Investigative Journalism in West Africa
May 3rd, 2018
PRESS RELEASE The Financial Transparency Coalition welcomes the news that the UK will finally be able to open up the financial centres in the British Overseas Territories. This has come about after the UK Government accepted a cross-party amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill for Britain’s Overseas Territories to bring in public registers
November 15th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE A veteran of the fiscal policy world, new appointee sees opportunity to push transparency issues WASHINGTON—The Executive Committee of the Financial Transparency Coalition has appointed a new permanent Director. Sargon Nissan has succeeded Interim Director Savior Mwambwa, and was officially introduced at the 7th Financial Transparency Conference in Helsinki, Finland last month.
November 9th, 2017
As the revelations from the Paradise Papers continue to emerge, we see that this latest in a succession of leaks demonstrates how the global network of tax havens and the secrecy they enable continue to thrive. Though many focus on the ‘scandals’ the leaks have created for users of this secrecy system, the true injustice