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Entries in Shell Corporations (9)

Monday
May092016

Shruti Shah on the U.S. response to the Panama Papers: A step in the right direction but more action is needed

Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the London Anti-Corruption Summit on May 12The massive leak dubbed the Panama Papers has given the UK Anti-Corruption Summit on May 12 an unexpected boost. Those coming to the summit, now including the U.S., are lining up to make announcements about the steps they are taking to tackle corruption and specifically financial secrecy.

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Friday
Apr152016

Shruti Shah: The Panama Papers and the United States

Image courtest of TI-USAFollowing the release of the Panama Papers and the public outrage that followed, we at Transparency International-USA have set up a web page to explain anonymous companies and how they affect ordinary people in the United States.

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Monday
Apr042016

2.6 terabyte leak: Panama Papers expose global abuse of anonymous shell companies 

Documents leaked Sunday from a Panama law firm showed alleged use of anonymous shell companies by world leaders, politicians and others to shield billions of dollars from public view.

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Wednesday
Jul222015

Compliance alert: World Bank adopts more flexible and transparent procurement reforms

The World Bank’s board of executive directors Tuesday approved "a once-in-a-generation" reform package for procurement in projects financed by the Bank.

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Tuesday
Jun092015

107 groups urge World Bank to end corporate anonymity in public procurement

Transparency International-USA along with Transparency International, Global Witness, the Open Contracting Partnership, Oxfam, Save the Children and 101 other organizations sent a letter to the World Bank Monday asking the Bank to collect and disclose the identity of all legal entity bidders on Bank-financed contracts.

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Thursday
Mar122015

Groups urge KYC rules for real estate to fight money laundering

Shruti Shah of TI-USA (Image courtesy of C-Span)Transparency International-USA sent a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department Tuesday, endorsed by 17 civil society groups, asking for due diligence requirements for professionals in the real estate sector.

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Wednesday
Mar122014

Mt. Gox wins bankruptcy protection but fraud allegations fly

Mt. Gox's founder Mark KarpelesMt. Gox, formerly the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, received temporary U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday that stopped some of the fraud litigation filed against the company.

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Thursday
Nov072013

Guilty plea in $19 million check-cashing scheme

The DOJ announced a guilty plea Tuesday by a check-cashing company and its owner for processing $19 million in transactions that were used to set up sham businesses.

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Monday
Jun172013

Opportunities for Transparency: Will the G8 Act?

As the G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow, it is important that they make strides on two key anti-corruption issues: (1) Ensuring public officials and their relatives cannot cloak their identities and the source of their corrupt funds by using anonymous corporations and (2) Ensuring that extractive wealth fuels development rather than corruption and poor governance.

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