October 28th, 2013
By Diana L. Ohlbaum Terrorists, drug traffickers, corrupt politicians and criminals easily move money around the globe every single day. They use shell corporations, which have no assets or operations and exist simply to conduct business transactions. Shell corporations serve no legitimate business purpose other than to hide their true owners and officers. They enable
March 24th, 2011
Achieving Transparency: a Dialogue for Action Representatives from civil society organizations and governments, policy makers, academics, and journalists gathered in Bergen, Norway September 28th and 29th, 2010, for the second annual conference of the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development. The Task Force conference featured two-days of presentations, panels, and break-out sessions focusing
May 11th, 2010
Financial secrecy is ruining poor countries and football clubs alike, says new report Manchester United tops a Football Secrecy League published in May 2010 by international development agency Christian Aid to highlight the secrecy offered by tax havens, and its potential for harm. Report pdf here. The league shows the extent of secrecy in top-flight
July 9th, 2009
“Economic Transparency: Curtailing the Shadow Financial System” provides an overview of the work that the Task Force is doing. From laying out the framework of our mission, to detailing the specifics of each priority, this document is an excellent all in one resource.