WASHINGTON, DC – As a Senator, President-Elect Barack Obama co-signed legislation that would crack-down on tax evasion and the abuse of tax havens, as a Presidential candidate he reiterated his commitment to tackling tax evasion.
WASHINGTON, DC – A new report by Global Financial Integrity,“Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2002-2006,” shows that the developing world is losing an increasing amount of money through illicit capital flight each year.
Kenneth M. Jensen Joins Global Financial Integrity Advisory Board
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity is pleased to welcome Kenneth M. Jensen as the newest member of its advisory board.
WASHINGTON, DC – When G20 leaders meet in Washington, D.C., this Saturday, improving transparency in the financial system must be a priority, says Global Financial Integrity (GFI).
WASHINGTON, DC – Member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) met in Paris, France Tuesday for the “Conference on the Fight Against International Tax Evasion and Avoidance: Improving Transparency and Stepping-Up Exchange of Information in Tax Matters.”
NEW YORK – The UN Secretary-General and the President of the UN General Assembly are convening a High-level Event on the Millennium Development Goals at UN Headquarters in New York today.
WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Party presidential nomination last night with a speech in which he stated that he would fund his agenda for domestic reform, including providing tax relief for working families, healthcare and investment in energy independence and education, by “closing corporate tax loopholes and tax havens.”
WASHINGTON, DC – The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) lost an estimated $15.5 billion due to capital flight from 1980 to 2006, according to a new report from Global Financial Integrity (GFI). The report was prepared using data from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank and represents the most up-to-date figures for illicit capital outflow from the DRC.