In January, FACT, TI-US, and GFI held a press briefing detailing the Coalition’s main policy areas to watch in 2024, including imminent actions by Treasury addressing money laundering risks through U.S. real estate and private investment markets, as well as new work at the intersection of environmental and financial crime.
El nuevo informe de FACT se basa en entrevistas con activistas locales y regionales, líderes indígenas, expertos en lucha contra el lavado de dinero y funcionarios gubernamentales en Perú, Colombia y los Estados Unidos para mostrar cómo el secreto financiero contribuye a facilitar estos delitos.
FACT’s new report, “Dirty Money and the Destruction of the Amazon,” draws on interviews with diverse stakeholders to show how U.S. financial secrecy facilitates environmental crimes in Peru and Colombia, and lays out a comprehensive U.S. reform agenda.
The FACT-endorsed Disclosure of Tax Havens and Offshoring Act requires large multinational corporations to begin public country-by-country reporting of tax and operational data to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In advance of the Second U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, leaders in the U.S. and Africa must seize the moment to advance a new partnership to curb Illicit Financial Flows, corruption, and tax dodging.
Recommendations include explicit inclusion of foreign environmental crimes as a predicate offense for money laundering and consideration of the role of U.S. financiers in future proposed regulation.