April 28th, 2017
At the UN ECOSOC special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters held on 7 April 2017, G77 and China (group of 134 developing countries) reiterated their long-standing demand for an intergovernmental tax body at the UN. Additional statements in support of the issue were made by Egypt, Brazil, India and CARICOM (14 member states
November 16th, 2016
After resigning from Panama’s official effort to clean up its financial sector, Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and transparency expert Mark Pieth have come out with their own independent report. And it’s a good one.
March 23rd, 2016
In the March edition of Taxcast, a podcast produced for the Tax Justice Network: Is the US president really serious about tackling corruption in the finance sector? Are the presidential candidates? Now they can prove it. Bank Whistleblowers United tell us how they can restore the rule of law to Wall Street and avoid the
February 26th, 2016
The Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), a member of the FTC’s Coordinating Committee, has just released a great animated video highlighting the problem of illicit financial flows. Along with providing a sound and straightforward overview of the problem, the animation also looks at the problem and how it specifically relates to the regional context