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2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Country-by-Country Reporting: The Road Ahead
October 5th, 2011
This fall is shaping up to be a critical season for financial transparency. As the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development prepares for its annual conference on October 6-7, key decisions on country-by-country reporting are anticipated in the U.S. and from the European Commission. Meanwhile, international attention to tax loss facilitated by financial secrecy continues to grow as the global economic crisis drags on. Recently, PWYP Norway’s Piping Profits report highlighted the role regulatory gaps can play in shaping the tax strategies of multinational companies, often to the fiscal detriment of the countries they operate in. The report...
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2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Rights Imperative
October 4th, 2011
This post is part of our series from speakers at the Task Force's 2011 annual conference, taking place in Paris October 6-7. For more information on the conference and to view live webcasts of the presentations in English and French, click here. You can also follow the conference on Twitter and submit questions for the presenters at #TFConf2011, or #TFConf2011fr for French. Large inequalities, both of income and wealth, have been steadily rising since the 1970s and 80s. Today, the top 20 percent of the population holds 70 percent of the total income. Inequality is far...
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Combattre le système financier souterrain : un plan de travail pour le G20
September 30th, 2011
PARIS – La conférence annuelle de la « Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development » 1 se déroulera au Cercle National des Armées, à Paris, les 6 et 7 octobre prochains. En amont du G20 de Cannes, les participants analyseront les conséquences du système financier souterrain et présenteront les solutions à mettre en œuvre pour enrayer les flux financiers illicites. Les différentes sessions auront notamment pour thème le reporting pays par pays, l'identification des bénéficiaires réels des comptes, l'échange automatique d'informations fiscales, le lien entre blanchiment d'argent et évasion fiscale ...
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