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
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
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
March 29th, 2017
Transparency International said today that the governments of Australia, Canada, the UK and the US need to close glaring legal loopholes to prevent the corrupt elite from laundering the proceeds of grand corruption in their local real estate markets.