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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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How Illicit Financial Flows Affect Communities in Kwale

By Francis Kairu, Mary Maneno and Furaha Charo GFI jointly with Transparency International Kenya (TI-K) and Haki Yetu organized the third radio show in this series to discuss the impact the IFFs have had on Kwale County....

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Radio Show on Beneficial Ownership in Kenya

By Francis Kairu and Philip Mutio Global Financial Integrity organized the second radio show in a series of 3 that discussed beneficial ownership in Kenya. The show was held on Kaya FM one of the leading stations...

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GFI Hosts Radio Show on Illicit Financial Flows

With support from Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), GFI organized a series of Swahili radio shows aimed at building community knowledge and understanding of illicit financial flows (IFFs) and the linkages to corruption and beneficial ownership....

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Eighth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize 2021

This year, Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty will be awarding the eighth annual Amartya Sen Prizes to the two best original essays examining one particular component of illicit financial flows, the resulting harms and...

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Using Tech To Help Banks Stop The Bad Guys

Global trade is widely recognized as the lifeblood of a growing economy. However, according to the Wolfsberg’s Group Trade Finance Principles, financial institutions involved in trade financing cannot easily identify instances of over- or under-invoicing (or any...

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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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