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...
November 3rd, 2010
May 20th, 2010
From Christian Aid:
WINNER OF TAX SUPERHERO AWARD ANNOUNCED
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...
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”...