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Eva Joly Receives 2010 Global Financial Integrity Award for Exemplary Leadership
December 13th, 2010
MEP Accepted Award at Gala Dinner in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC — Friday evening, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) presented its 2010 award for Exemplary Leadership to European Parliament Member Eva Joly in honor of her tireless work against corruption and fraud. Ms. Joly accepted the award at a gala dinner held in her honor at a private club Friday evening, December 10, 2010 in Washington, DC. “Ms. Joly’s career is distinguished and defined by her work against corruption,” said...
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Just steps away from stopping tax evasion: European Parliament votes on draft report
November 3rd, 2010
On 9 December 2010, the European Parliament’s Committee on Development will vote on the Draft Report on Tax and Development led by Member of the European Parliament Eva Joly. The report aims to present the European Parliament’s views on the initiatives set forth by the European Commission in the Communication on Cooperation with Developing Countries on Promoting Good Governance in Tax Matters. This report is good news for civil society organisations such as Eurodad that are advocating to effectively clamp down on tax havens and stop more than USD 600 billion of tax-related illicit flows bleeding the...
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Eva Joly Wins Christian Aid’s Tax Superhero of the Year Award!
May 20th, 2010

From Christian Aid:


Eva Joly chairs the European Parliament's Committee on Development

Christian Aid today announced the winner of its Tax Superhero of the Year award, which recognises outstanding individual work on the potential of tax to change the world. Eva Joly, an activist, European politician and former judge, has beaten other nominees including the comedians Ricky Gervais and Graham Norton and is the winner of this year’s Award. Norwegian-born Joly was elected as...
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Illicit Money: Can It Be Stopped?
November 16th, 2009
On May 4, the Obama administration announced a plan to crack down on offshore tax havens, which it said are costing the United States tens of billions of dollars each year. The President’s proposals were primarily aimed at finding ways to increase revenue from wealthy companies and investors who use loopholes in the law and offshore subsidiaries to reduce their US taxes. But the administration is largely missing a far more devastating problem related to offshore finance: money gained from criminal and other illicit sources. With the use of tax havens and other elements of an increasingly complex “shadow”...
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