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GFI Lead Economist Dev Kar to Visit India, Conduct High-Level Meetings, Interviews

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Dev Kar, Lead Economist for Global Financial Integrity (GFI) and author of the highly-publicized GFI report “Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2002-2006,” will visit Mumbai, Pune, Jamshedpur, Calcutta, and Delhi over the course of a three-week tour of India starting Monday, June 1st.

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GFI Director Raymond Baker to Testify Before House Financial Services Committee

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) Director Raymond Baker will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives as part of a hearing on capital loss, corruption and the role of Western financial institutions.

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Task Force Launches FinancialTaskForce.org

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222
Clark Gascoigne, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

A ‘One-Stop Hub’ for Information and Resources on Economic Transparency

WASHINGTON, DC – The Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development has launched FinancialTaskForce.org to serve as a “one-stop hub” for the Task Force and its work on increasing transparency and accountability in the global financial system, announced Task Force officiating member Global Financial Integrity (GFI) today.

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Christian Aid Newest Member of Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – International poverty eradication group Christian Aid is the newest member to join the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) announced today.

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Praise, Recommendations for President Obama’s Plan for “Curbing Tax Havens”

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) applauds the Obama Administration’s efforts to fix the broken tax system that enables corporations to game the system to avoid paying their fair share of taxes.

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European Commission Moves to Improve Transparency, Good Governance

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) applauds the European Commission’s release of recommendations for actions EU Member States should take to promote “good governance” in tax assessment and collection, such as increasing transparency.  Released today, the Commission’s recommendations build on existing EU policy for good governance and the recent G20 conclusions concerning uncooperative tax jurisdictions.

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GFI Welcomes New Advisory Board Member

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity welcomes Krishen Mehta, as the newest member of its Advisory Board.  Mr. Mehta is a U.S. CPA and has been a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for almost 20 years.  From 1994 to 2008 Mr. Mehta worked closely with PwC clients in Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and India.

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Illicit Financial Outflows from India $22 Billion-$27 Billion per Year

Monique Perry Danziger, +1 202 293 0740 ext. 222

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity issued a statement today on its 2008 report “Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2002-2006,” in response to growing interest in and citation of the report’s estimates of illicit capital flight out of India, which is ranked fifth out of 160 developing countries analyzed.

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