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Position of EU member states an affront to transparency
December 20th, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 DECEMBER 2016 In latest position on AMLD revisions, Council aims to keep ‘legitimate interest’ barrier intact, delay implementation by up to three years Despite being just nine months removed from the Panama Papers, some European Union member states are already trying to back out of commitments made to create fully public
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Panama Papers amnesia causing headaches in EU
December 19th, 2016
Member states reluctant to end secretive ownership It was just nine months ago that countless business leaders, politicians and celebrities found themselves answering awkward questions about why their names appeared in leaked documents from Mossack Fonseca, a company known for setting up offshore business structures. The leaks, which became known as the Panama Papers, gave
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Juncker Responds to Letter Sent by Investigative Journalists from Around the World
December 12th, 2014
13598001865_9dd7e6a541_zJean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, has just responded to a letter sent to him by more than 40 leading investigative journalists. The letter urged President Juncker to ensure the creation of public registers of beneficial ownership information as part of the ongoing negotiations of the EU's 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Beneficial ownership information would provide authorities, journalists, and civil society with information on who actually owns or profits from a company. The European Parliament already approved such registers overwhelmingly in March, with a vote of...
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RT @latindadd: Retomamos el "V Encuentro con Congresistas", jornada para analizar el papel de América Latina y el cambio de orden mundial A…
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