January 18th, 2017
With support from the FTC, Coordinating Committee member Tax Justice Network published a report on how governments might improve on proposals to implement automatic exchange of information for tax purposes. The report is based on a survey which was sent to more than 100 tax authorities. One of the most conclusive responses came in how authorities
December 14th, 2016
Illicit financial flows are constantly in flux, and our understanding of them keeps evolving. Estimating just how much money is lost through corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, and tax avoidance can be a difficult task. But understanding what estimates are out there, and what they mean, shouldn’t be.
November 3rd, 2016
In the fight against Illicit Financial Flows and Tax Havens, Exchange of Information has emerged as a significant tool. Currently the global initiative on Exchange of Information and Financial Transparency is being led by the ‘Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes’ which was established by OECD. Given the scope and
October 2nd, 2016
A new working paper from the Financial Transparency Coalition takes an in-depth look why open data standards are instrumental in harnessing the full power of financial transparency initiatives like beneficial ownership transparency and public country-by-country reporting. Publishing information in open data formats is critical to helping legislators, journalists, and citizens understand loopholes in current laws, and will