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Under the shell: Ending money laundering in Europe

This report assesses the national anti-money laundering framework in six European countries: Czech Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Slovenia. It focuses on beneficial ownership transparency, a key aspect of the fight...
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Panama Papers anniversary – a year of change?

On April 3rd 2016 – exactly a year ago, the Panama Papers, a trove of 11.5 million files leaked from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, revealed how the global financial industry sells financial secrecy to politicians, football players,...
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A year after the Panama Papers: Where does the EU stand?

A year after the Panama Papers: Where does the EU stand?” This is the question we will try to answer during a high-level panel held on the occasion of the launch of Transparency International report Behind the corporate scenes – Enhancing...
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Has the EU Council even heard about the Panama Papers?

2016 has been dotted with major leaks into how the rich, powerful and corrupt utilise the global financial system to hide their wealth, be it from the tax man or the law. But after the Panama Papers, the Bahamas leaks and the Football leaks, how...
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Bahamas Leaks: What Neelie did next

Another day, another leak. Another kick to the rotting, crumbling edifice of the offshore world. BahamaLeaks, the latest scoop from the ICIJ, may not have the global repercussions of its big brother, the Panama Papers, but it does herald some good...