Carl Dolan Archive

NEW DATA SHOWS EU CITIZENS BACK CRACKDOWN ON DIRTY MONEY

According to new data released today by Transparency International (TI), four out of five EU citizens are in favour of companies being required to reveal who the real owners are and only one in four believe their government is effective in preventing dirty money being spent in their country. This data is released on the

EU AGREES MONEY LAUNDERING TRANSPARENCY REFORMS, BUT FULL ACCESS DENIED

Transparency International welcomes new landmark legislation to tackle money laundering and anonymous shell companies in the EU. The revisions to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive agreed by the European Parliament and EU Council are an important step forward in the fight against corruption, and go far beyond the principles agreed by G20 leaders in November. However,

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TAKES STEP TOWARD ENDING SECRET COMPANY OWNERSHIP

Transparency International today applauds the decision taken by two European Parliament committees to make it harder to use anonymous shell companies and trusts to launder corrupt funds. European Union governments with a real desire to combat corruption should give these amendments their full backing. Today the European Parliament LIBE and ECON committees voted in favour of groundbreaking amendments to

EU REPORT A STARK WARNING ON PERSISTENT CORRUPTION IN EUROPE

First ever evaluation of national corruption fight finds governments lacking EU countries need to do more to prevent corruption and restore trust in government, Transparency International (TI) said today after the European Commission’s first ever EU-wide Anti-Corruption Report identified serious shortcomings in the national efforts of EU Member States. The report identified systematic failures to

EU LEADERS MUST END FINANCIAL SECRECY

In three steps, the European Council can end financial secrecy and take decisive action on corruption and tax evasion EU leaders meeting tomorrow have an opportunity to end the financial secrecy that facilitates corruption and tax evasion. As many cases of proven corruption have shown, anonymous shell companies and other opaque legal structures based in secrecy jurisdictions