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PRESS RELEASE Call follows alarm over range of threats to investments from anonymous company owners Washington, DC — Today global investors managing over $740 billion in assets are calling for the U.S. government to require all American companies to report their real owners and to keep that information updated. This call comes as Global Financial
December 14th, 2010
The private sector plays an important role in sustainable democratic and economic development. By creating jobs and opportunities, providing necessary goods and services, and thus improving people’s living standards, private enterprise in a market economy offers citizens the ability to prosper independently of state-provided goods and services. That, in turn, gives citizens the necessary leverage to hold their government accountable because public officials rely on citizens for support, not the other way around.
An accountable and efficient public sector is still a necessary part of development, though, and governments and private businesses...