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World Bank Publishes Its Grand Corruption Database, Reveals New Data on Shell Corporations
June 11th, 2012
Recognizing the relationship between anonymous shell corporations and stolen assets, the World Bank released a collection of case studies entitled “The Grand Corruption Cases Database Project” last week. Part of a larger anti-corruption report The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use Legal Structures to Hide Stolen Assets and What to Do About It, the global collection has made 150 beneficial ownership case studies available online. Thus, users can compare instances of shell corporations between countries and see the state of individual cases and appeals.
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Over 1,000 Civil Society Organizations Send Letter To EU On Beneficial Ownership
June 8th, 2012
Check out the new press release from the Task Force regarding the global push for legislation to require financial transparency in all companies. The release outlines a letter from over a thousand organizations calling on the EU Commission to require beneficial ownership be disclosed or all EU companies, as well as a similar letter that was sent to U.S. legislators by a different group of organizations.
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