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Colombia Considers New Beneficial Ownership Legislation

In the fight against international financial crimes, some of the greatest tools at a country’s disposal are strong laws promoting and enforcing transparency in beneficial ownership. Last month, the Colombian Congress introduced a bill to address beneficial...

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Global Investors Making Transparency Possible

By Brooke Tunstall Corporate tax avoidance is an open secret in the world of multinational enterprises. Hiding behind loose laws and revenue reporting standards around the globe, these international corporations obscure profits and losses to a degree...

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Trade Misinvoicing in Chile

By Sue Ryu In resource rich, commodity-dependent developing nations such as Chile, the issue of trade misinvoicing is not only highly prevalent, but of great negative consequence for public welfare. Chile ranks on the higher end of...

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Central American Ports: Security Vulnerabilities Threaten Trade

BY NELSON LEONOR Central American ports have long been vulnerable to organized crime and narcotics trafficking, and despite billions of dollars spent attempting to combat the drug trade, a number of recent cases from Guatemala and Honduras...

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Voices in Transparency – Isabelle Kermeen

This piece is part of a series to highlight the voices and work of women in the transparency field, as part of Global Financial Integrity’s work coordinating the Women in Transparency Network. This interview features Isabelle Kermeen,...

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Free-For-All Zones: The Case of Dubai

Global Financial Integrity (GFI) was proud to contribute to the July 2020 report ‘Dubai’s Role in Facilitating Corruption and Global Illicit Financial Flows’ from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The contribution, Chapter 3 of the report,...

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Special ACFCS/GFI Webinar Series: Inside the Illicit Gold Trade – Using Financial Tools and Public Policy to Fight Money Laundering

By Brian Monroe, VP – Content Development, Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists This piece was originally published on July 6th, 2020 by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists and is reposted with permission.  When it...

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A Link in the Chain: Harnessing Blockchain for Trade Integrity 

By Andrew Peters In March 2020, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) estimated a lower bound of US$8.7 trillion in value gaps identified in trade between 135 developing countries and 36 advanced economies over the ten-year period 2008-2017. This...

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