June 25th, 2012
Thank you to the Center for Complex Operations and the State Department for providing me with an opportunity to speak to you here today. I have been asked to present on this particular panel because my organization, Global Financial Integrity, attempts to quantify illicit capital flight leaving developing countries and find ways to curtail that illicit capital flight.
Our definition of illicit capital flight is where the movement of money is breaking laws in either the country of original, a country of transit or the destination country. We look at how the international financial system facilitates, and indeed...
May 19th, 2011
ISTANBUL – State Secretary Ingrid Fiskaa spoke at the Fourth UN Conference on the LDCs, identifying illicit financial flows due to trade mispricing, tax evasion, trafficking, the drugs and arms trade, and corruption as one of the structural causes of poverty as well as one of the major threats facing sustainable development, along with climate change, armed conflicts, and a lack of political and economic empowerment for women and girls.
April 12th, 2011
Contact: Senator Levin’s Office Phone: 202.224.6221 U.S. Senator Carl Levin Introduces Nicholas Shaxson, Author of the New Book “Treasure Islands,” at the National Press Club Full Text, Speech as Prepared for Delivery Good morning. I’d like to thank Nick Shaxson and the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition for inviting me to discuss for a
April 30th, 2010
Statement by Marta Ruiz, Policy and Advocacy Officer for Eurodad at the Repsol Sharholders Assembly in Madrid on April 30 2010.