Specific Measures Needed to Ensure that Financial Institutions Become More Transparent and Accountable for Deposit of Illicit Finances
WASHINGTON, DC – In reaction to the recently released communiqué from the G20 Finance Ministers’ meeting in Paris last week, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) voiced disappointment and urged the G20 to move beyond “piecemeal regulations” and adopt comprehensive reforms to create greater transparency and accountability in the world’s financial system.
WASHINGTON, DC – A new global campaign challenging French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the G20 to make a firm commitment to ending tax haven secrecy launched today at the World Social Forum in Dakar. Organizations involved include ActionAid, Christian Aid, Eurodad, Global Financial Integrity, Oxfam International and the Tax Justice Network.
Accepted Award at Gala Dinner in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC — Friday evening, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) presented its 2010 award for Exemplary Leadership to European Parliament Member Eva Joly in honor of her tireless work against corruption and fraud. Ms. Joly accepted the award at a gala dinner held in her honor at a private club Friday evening, December 10, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Will Accept Award at Gala Dinner in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC — Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is pleased to announce European Parliament Member Eva Joly as the recipient of its 2010 award for Exemplary Leadership in honor of the great work she has done against corruption and fraud. Ms. Joly will accept the award at a gala dinner to be held at a private club on Friday, December 10, 2010 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) Advisory Board member Eva Joly has been selected to Chair the European Parliament’s Committee on Development (DEVE). The Committee is responsible for promoting, implementing, and monitoring European Union development policy including disbursing economic aid and fostering and evaluating governance practices.
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) Advisory Board member Eva Joly has been elected to the European Parliament as one of four Green Party candidates chosen by French voters after four days of voting in the 27 European Union nations.
Liechtenstein Scandal Points to Need for Improved Global Safeguards to Stem Illicit Financial Flows, Says Global Financial Integrity
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) urges the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to implement new safeguards that will greatly improve transparency and cooperation in the global financial system. New policies to further restrict terrorist groups from transferring and hiding funds, to create a level playing field for all taxpayers and to curtail the flow of all forms of illicit capital are critical to the future integrity of the financial system.