The FACT Coalition applauds the inclusion of $52 million in emergency funds for the U.S. Treasury Department as part of the appropriations package passed today by the U.S. Senate. Today’s vote sends the larger $40 billion Ukraine aid package to the President’s desk to sign into law, and will assist Ukraine in the face of Russia’s illegal invasion.
Today, Sens. Whitehouse (D-RI) and Grassley (R-IA), published a letter signed by 23 bipartisan Senators addressed to congressional appropriators to urge increased funding for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined FACT and the Tax Justice Network in discussing the launch of the 2022 Financial Secrecy Index and what it means for the U.S. transparency agenda
Today, the United States was ranked the most secretive financial jurisdiction in the world, according to the 2022 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI).
Join the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition on May 17th for the U.S. launch of the Financial Secrecy Index, a flagship research initiative of the Tax Justice Network. The Financial Secrecy Index ranks countries around the world based on “how intensely the country’s financial and legal system allows individuals to hide and launder money extracted from around the world.”
FACT’s Policy Director Ryan Gurule and Gary Kalman of FACT-Member Transparency International Spoke Today in a Legislative Briefing for New York’s Legislature on the Importance of Implementing Corporate Transparency Reforms through New York’s LLC Transparency Act