April 22nd, 2021
The vast majority of Covid-19 recovery funds have gone to big corporations instead of toward welfare, small firms, or those working in the informal economy, according to the first major analysis of public bailout funds disbursed in developing countries during the pandemic.
March 19th, 2021
Exciting news – FTC is co-hosting a panel next Wednesday at the World Bank-IMF Civil Society Policy Forum! FTC, alongside FTC member Christian Aid and a number of other co-hosts, will have a fantastic panel to discuss the financial response to the pandemic, and resulting regressive tax policies and inequality. FTC and Christian Aid will also be revealing
March 17th, 2021
Curbing illicit financial flows (IFFs) under typical conditions is difficult—but trying to do so on top of battling a pandemic is a recipe for even more challenges. From travel shutdowns to figuring out digital collaboration, the past year has been one of constant obstacles and struggles. In addition to everything the Covid-19 pandemic threw our
March 11th, 2021
Last week, the United Nations High-Level Panel on Financial Transparency, Accountability, and Integrity (FACTI) Panel released its much-anticipated findings. The momentous release, as FTC wrote in response, “established a new global standard on financial transparency.”