The Panama Papers — Two Years Later: Will the U.S. Finally Tackle Anonymous Shell Companies?

April 19, 2018

Anonymous shell companies make it extremely easy for corrupt and criminal actors both here and around the world, not to mention tax evaders, to hide and launder illicit wealth. From the Panama Papers to the Magnitsky scandal, the world is hearing more and more about this problem. As April marks the two-year anniversary of the release of the Panama Papers, it is important to reflect on what progress has been made to date in the United States to tackle anonymous ownership.


A Conversation With Ecuador’s Foreign Minister on Tax Avoidance

Tax Avoidance, Illicit Financial Flows, and Global Development: A Call for a United Nations Tax Body

Thursday, January 12, 2016

Join the FACT Coalition and several other groups for a conversation with Foreign Minister Guilluame Long of Ecuador—as they take over the presidency of the G77 + China group of 134 developing nations—to discuss tax avoidance, illicit financial flows, and calls for a United Nations tax body.


Toward A Sustainable Economy: Transparency, Long-Termism, and the SEC

September 20, 2016 | 9:30am ET – 11:00am ET

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the AFL-CIO, Americans for Financial Reform, Ceres, the Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency Coalition, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, the Patriotic Millionaires, Public Citizen, and US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment for a discussion on transparency, long-termism, and the state of SEC corporate disclosures.


2016 Bi-Partisan Tax and Transparency Fly-In Days

Following Panama Papers: Faith, Small Business, Law Enforcement, and Local Leaders Descend on Washington for Bi-Partisan Tax and Transparency Solutions

April 11–13, 2016

More than 70 faith leaders, small business owners, local leaders, and public interest advocates from 25 states will be on Capitol Hill this week to urge lawmakers to support tax and transparency legislation that benefits small businesses, taxpayers, and vulnerable communities.