New Sentry Report Details how Bankers, Lawyers, and Accountants Enable Global Corruption Networks: “The Enablers Fueling Global Corruption and Building Violent Kleptocracies.”
Join FACT and the Hudson Institute for an in-person, Senate briefing on September 28th to learn about the scale of the problem posed by professional “enablers” and the future of this crucial reform agenda.
Today, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and Andrew Adams, Director of the Task Force KleptoCapture at the Department of Justice, testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on steps the Administration is taking in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
In response to a question from Senator Van Hollen in a Senate oversight hearing, Chair Gensler says the SEC is considering disclosures to give investors better insights into where corporations book profits and pay taxes.
Germany has expressed its intention to move forward with a crucial piece of the OECD’s global tax agreement, introducing legislation to create a minimum corporate tax with or without the rest of the European Union.
The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition commends the Australian Treasury for its commitment to implement public country-by-country reporting (PCbCR) and submitted comments last week encouraging the adoption of PCbCR best practices. FACT encourages the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to move quickly to also adopt PCbCR best practices to address information asymmetries between multinationals, investors, policymakers, and other users of financial statements.