Global Financial Integrity

In Brief

2006, Washington; 12 staff; tax havens, illicit financial flows; transnational crime/terrorism

Description

(2006, Washington; www.gfintegrity.org).

Promotes national and international policies to curtail cross-border flows of illegal money. Some $1 trillion in funds are illegally earned or transferred out of developing countries each year, and assets now stashed in tax havens are estimated at $11.5 trillion. Nine staff members Include President Raymond Baker, author of Capitalism’s Achilles Heel: Dirty Money (Wiley, 2005). [Also see Financial Transparency Coalition; financialtransparency.org.]

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