The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to propose another version of its rule to require resource extraction issuers to disclose payments to foreign governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Global Financial Integrity
The U.S. Senate voted Friday to repeal an SEC rule that would have required oil and gas and mining companies to disclose each year all of their payments to foreign governments for exploration and production rights, permits, taxes, and other things.… Continue Reading
Admittedly, we’re surprised to write that headline several weeks after “tax day” in the United States. However, a common theme emerged during a recent World Bank Group program on tax evasion: there’s currently an unprecedented level of enthusiasm, political will and momentum in support of combating global tax evasion and avoidance. … Continue Reading
Shruti Shah, a contributing editor of the FCPA Blog and the senior policy director for Transparency International – USA, talked about corruption and human rights during a September 3 event sponsored by the U.S.… Continue Reading
Tanzania has asked for help to find out if money moving into bank accounts in Switzerland was stolen from the government through fraud and corruption.
Last week I had the pleasure of attending Global Financial Integrity’s panel discussion and book launch for Laurence Cockcroft’s Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.
The panel, which included my professor at Georgetown, Lester Myers, Michael Hershman of the Fairfax Group, Raymond Baker of GFI and Mr.… Continue Reading