June 28th, 2017
Today, a bi-partisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation that would begin to lift the veil that currently shrouds company ownership in the United States. And this is good news, because the US has a long way to go if it’s to join those leading the way on financial transparency.
June 27th, 2017
As we mentioned recently on our blog the 3rd International Conference on Beneficial Ownership Registries took place in Buenos Aires on June 21st-22nd at Argentina’s Central Bank. This was another successful event attended by the Tax Justice Network’s Andres Knobel, who reports back to us here on the dicussions there:More than 150 people participated in the
June 12th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to support a ramp up of efforts to clamp down on tax abuse by shedding light on the activities of multinational corporations around the globe. But a last minute compromise amendment raises questions about the ultimate effectiveness of the entire tax 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