Our respective organizations have long been committed to the creation of a global standard of public access to beneficial ownership information. That is why we helped launch OpenOwnership, whose mission is to support countries to publish public beneficial ownership data that is freely accessible, easy to use and connected globally.… Continue Reading
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
As we approach the anniversary of the Financial Conduct Authority’s first published set of aggregated results, it’s a good time to review what that means for risk managers across the UK and Europe.… Continue Reading
It may be perceived that Transparency International (TI), and its now-rebranded former U.S. branch, the Coalition for Integrity (CI), and I do not get along. In fact, we all want the same thing.… Continue Reading
Jonathan Rusch seems to indicate in his post that we disagree about data. I think we disagree mostly about the best attitude for decision-makers. Rusch indicates that I somehow disparage data, almost as if I were disparaging how someone earns a living, but to paraphrase Don Corleone, I too work with data.… Continue Reading
With the recent release of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index for 2018, this is a good time to assess India’s anti-corruption performance in recent years.
In 2018 India rose by three places to 78 on the list of 180 countries, while China ranked 87 and Pakistan 117.… Continue Reading
I have been considering the events of the past 12 months from an anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory perspective, and with what we may be faced with in the year ahead.
For me, the main issue arising from 2018 is the ongoing debate I have been having with a variety of NGOs and pressure groups who would see public UBO (ultimate beneficial owner) company register systems implemented across the board, including the Caribbean islands that provide offshore company services to the globe.… Continue Reading
Employer: Transparency International
Location: Berlin, Germany
Start date: As soon as possible
Description: The Integrity Officer is responsible for the development, monitoring, learning, and curation of the integrity systems within the organization.… Continue Reading
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published a list of “golden passport” schemes from 21 countries that are high risk and “required to be taken into account” during due diligence.… Continue Reading
Transparency International just updated its Exporting Corruption Evaluation for 2018, the first update since 2015.
It assesses enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by reviewing the 44 countries that are signatories of the convention and account for 65 percent of world exports, and more than 75 percent of total foreign direct investment outflows.… Continue Reading