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Corruption, the Perception of Corruption, and Violence: Exploring the Linkages in Mexico

By Andrew Peters Corruption perception, not incidence, is the biggest predictor of violence. Security and corruption are the main concerns of the Mexican public. So what factors lead to violence and corruption? How are violence and corruption...

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Beneficiarios finales: avances en materia de legislación colombiana

Para promover la transparencia frente a los beneficiarios finales (BF), es necesario que los países cuenten con leyes sólidas para luchar contra los delitos financieros internacionales. En octubre de este año, el Congreso colombiano presentó un proyecto...

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Fighting the Good Fight Against Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) In Nigeria

By Ijeoma Nwala During his presidential campaign in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari promised to end all forms of corruption in Nigeria. His anti-corruption fight has received both praise from international governments, like the United Kingdom, which pledged...

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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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