May 3rd, 2018
PRESS RELEASE The Financial Transparency Coalition welcomes the news that the UK will finally be able to open up the financial centres in the British Overseas Territories. This has come about after the UK Government accepted a cross-party amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill for Britain’s Overseas Territories to bring in public registers
March 28th, 2014
This post originally appeared on the blog of FTC member, Tax Justice Network.
Last year, our colleagues at New Rules for Global Finance published a ground-breaking report on the governance and accountability of the leading financial rule-setting institutions, including those covering international tax cooperation, such as the G20, the OECD, the UN Tax Committee, and the IMF. Their report is available here
November 7th, 2013
New index reveals UK runs biggest part of global secrecy network
TJN’s 2013 Financial Secrecy Index exposes yawning gap between G20 rhetoric and reality
Today the Tax Justice Network launches its 2013 Financial Secrecy Index, the biggest ever survey of global financial secrecy. This unique index combines a secrecy score with a weighting to create a ranking of the countries that most actively and aggressively promote secrecy in global finance.
Click here for the Financial Secrecy Index.
This new edition of the Financial Secrecy Index shows that the United Kingdom is the most important global player in the financial secrecy world. While the...
October 17th, 2012
TJN today publishes new research into banks’ and Big 4 accounting firms’ global geographical reach and presence. Using data from our Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) project, our research finds a positive correlation between the number of banks and the Big 4 firms of accountants in a jurisdiction, on the one hand, and the jurisdiction’s degree