U.S. Tax Plan’s Spiraling Consequences for Human Rights and Poverty – At Home and Abroad
FACT Coalition member, Center for Economic and Social Rights made a formal submission to UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights on the spiraling human rights costs of the proposed U.S. tax cuts.
FACT Calls for changes to Anti-Money Laundering Proposal in Letter to House Financial Services Committee
The FACT Coalition sent a letter to the leaders of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittees on Terrorism and Illicit Finance, Financial Institutions, and Consumer Credit on the Joint Hearing Entitled “Legislative Proposals to Counter Terrorism and Illicit Finance”
FACT Calls on Congress to Oppose Repeal of Important Anti-Corruption Measure
The FACT Coalition sent a letter to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Ranking Member Maxine Waters in opposition to H.R.4519, which would repeal the bipartisan Cardin-Lugar anti-corruption provision (Section 1504) of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
  • Tax Bill Threatens U.S. Jobs

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    Fuels Tax Haven Industry and Increases Incentives to Move Operations Offshore

    WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1), and the President has indicated he will soon sign it into law. Among its many provisions, the bill changes the way in which corporations are taxed.

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  • House Committee Votes to Repeal Anti-Corruption Safeguard

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    Rolling Back Extractives Transparency Measure Will Hamper U.S. National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Financial Services Committee voted 33-27 Wednesday to repeal a bipartisan anti-corruption safeguard — Section 1504 of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 — in a move that was criticized by the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition.

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  • Committee Advances Bill to Target Financing of Human Trafficking

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    House Financial Services Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017 (H.R.2219)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to advance legislation targeting the financing of human trafficking, in a move welcomed by the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition.

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