It is imperative both for the U.S. to get its own affairs in order, as well as for the world to prioritize environmental crimes within the framework of the UNCAC. By leveraging its influence, the U.S. has the power to shape and bolster global efforts aimed at combating corruption by tackling environmental crimes.
FACT Policy Director testified before Alaska’s legislature on the harmful impact of the “secrecy rat-race” between states and how Alaska could help to lead the way to transparency.
FACT Government Affairs Director Erica Hanichak spoke before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on ways legislators can deny drug traffickers and the corrupt officials they work with access to the U.S. financial system.
With one small change in the law, the Corporate Transparency Act combats grand corruption, terror financing, human trafficking, weapons smuggling and fraud.
Support for Beneficial Ownership Transparency is widespread, crossing industries and the ideological spectrum. Here is a list of supporters.
Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 Moves Forward with Strong Bipartisan Support
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Committee on Financial Services voted 43-16 on Wednesday to advance a bipartisan measure to end the incorporation of anonymous companies that can be used for money laundering, terror financing, corruption and tax evasion.