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German parliament votes to put the brakes on transparency
May 19th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amid a growing worldwide movement for beneficial ownership transparency, Germany’s lower house of parliament passed a severely weakened bill on company ownership on Thursday night. The bill, meant to transpose the European Union Anti-Money Laundering Directive into German law, would keep the country’s register closed, only offering data to investigative
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Panama Papers one year on: our favorite stories
April 3rd, 2017
It’s been one year since the world was rocked by the revelations of the Panama Papers, the largest data leak in the history of journalism. And since then, a lot has happened. Governments have begun to take notice and many have committed to increased transparency measures. But while much of the focus should be on
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Luxury goods dealers do too little to limit sales to the corrupt
April 2nd, 2017
Transparency International calls for urgent action to keep corrupt cash out of luxury goods market Berlin, 3 April 2017 – Luxury goods sellers – from jewellers and real estate agents to yacht builders and diamond brokers – are doing little to check if their customers are using corrupt money to fund their high-end purchases. This
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"Offshore," "tax haven" and "Panama in the EU" are labels that Malta has done its best to shake off. https://t.co/pkI7uvuzJM
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