January 15th, 2020
Tax incentives have been widely used on the justification that they attract investments. Yet there is mounting evidence that they are largely ineffective. So why are they still so popular among politicians and policymakers?
October 1st, 2019
New report Trapped in Illicit Finance: How abusive tax and trade practices harm human rights – by FTC members Christian Aid, Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability and Fundación SES – demands that the ‘legalistic’ definition of illicit financial flows goes beyond only illegal flows of money. The report estimates that developing nations lose $416
April 19th, 2017
Au-delà de quelques noms connus— l’Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques (OCDE), le Groupe des 20 (G20) et le Fonds monétaire international—il existe un réseau étendu d’organisations qui déterminent le fonctionnement du système financier. La plupart de ces institutions ne sont connues que d’un petit groupe d’experts techniques. Au lieu d’être vraiment mondiale, l’adhésion
February 15th, 2017
A new report funded by the FTC, and carried out by Coordinating Committee member Transparency International, examines the disclosure requirements for anti-money laundering statistics. Public scrutiny is vital to ensure accountability in the banking sector, however, as this report finds, in major financial centers far too much data on anti-money laundering activities by government regulators is