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Global Financial Integrity Releases New Study on Trade Misinvoicing in South Africa

  South Africa Trade Misinvoicing Leads to Massive Revenue Losses   WASHINGTON, DC – Analysis of trade misinvoicing in South Africa from 2010 – 2014 shows that the potential average loss of revenue to the government was...

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Global Financial Integrity Releases New Study on Trade Misinvoicing in Nigeria

  Nigeria Trade Misinvoicing Leads to Significant Revenue Losses   Misinvoicing of Imports and Exports is 15 percent of all Trade Transactions   WASHINGTON, DC – Analysis of trade misinvoicing in Nigeria in 2014 shows that the...

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Global Financial Integrity Releases New Study on Trade Misinvoicing in Kenya

New Study Shows Kenya Trade Misinvoicing Leads to Significant Revenue Losses Misinvoicing of Imports and Exports Approaches 1/4 of all Trade Transactions WASHINGTON, DC – Analysis of trade misinvoicing in Kenya in 2013 shows that the potential loss...

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New Study Quantifies Value of Illegal Trade in Great Apes

Study looks at trade from West & Central Africa and Southeast Asia from Source to Buyer Dealers are the most important actors in the illicit supply chain WASHINGTON, DC – Criminal networks of poachers, suppliers, dealers, wholesalers,...

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New Anti-Money Laundering Bill Neglects Beneficial Ownership

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a Thursday markup on an anti-money laundering (AML) bill (HR 6068) stripped of beneficial ownership provisions necessary to address this widely-recognized and well-documented vulnerability in the U.S. AML regime.

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GFI Opposes H.R. 4519: Letter to the House Financial Services Committee

Heather Lowe

H.R. 4519, the proposed repeal of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, also known as the Cardin-Luger Anti-corruption law, Faces Mark-up Tomorrow

On December 11, 2017, Global Financial Integrity sent a letter to Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Ranking Member Maxine Waters of the House Financial Services Committee urging the Committee to vote “NO” on H.R. 4519, which would repeal a crucial bi-partisan anti-corruption law known from Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Section 1504 helps the U.S. government combat corruption in the oil, gas and mining sectors globally.

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New Massive Leak of Secret Documents from Bermudian Offshore Law Firm Reveals Tax Abuses and Corruption by Companies and the Global Elite

Leaked documents from Bermuda-based global offshore law firm Appleby—“Paradise Papers”—revealed today by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) bring to light again the global shadow financial system for the rich and powerful of the world. GFI Calls on Governments to Collect and Publish Beneficial Ownership Information for Accounts to Limit Future Abuses like those in the Paradise and Panama Papers Leaks.

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Global Financial Integrity Joins Addis Tax Initiative as Supporting Organization

Tom Cardamone, Jr.

The Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) this month invited Global Financial Integrity (GFI) as the first Supporting Organization to be added since the initiative was launched in July 2015. GFI joins the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in this role.

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