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Global Financial Integrity (GFI) promotes national and multilateral policies, safeguards, and agreements aimed at curtailing the cross-border flow of illegal money. In putting forward solutions, facilitating strategic partnerships, and conducting groundbreaking research, GFI is leading the way in efforts to curtail illicit financial flows and enhance global development and security. Illicit capital flows enable drug cartels, terrorist organizations and tax evaders to move cash around the globe, undermines the goals of the World Bank and other lending institutions, strips developing nations of critical resources, and contributes to failed states

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Latest publications on this Web site:

African Countries Lose Billions through Misinvoiced Trade
¤ 11 May 2014
Fraudulent Trade Transactions Channeled at Least US$60.8 Billion Illegally in or out of 5 African Countries from 2002-2011Tax Loss from Trade Misinvoicing Potentially at 12.7% of Uganda’s Total Government Revenue, followed by Ghana (11.0%), Mozambique (10.4%), Kenya (8.3%), Tanzania (...) read more

The Economist Highlights the Scourge of Trade Misinvoicing
¤ 1 May 2014
Trade Misinvoicing Drained US$763.4bn from Poor Countries in 2011, according to GFI ResearchInfluential News Weekly Features GFI’s Research Experts in Latest IssueMay 1, 2014 Clark Gascoigne (, +1 202 293 0740 x222WASHINGTON, DC – The latest (...) read more

GFI Welcomes David Cameronâ?â?¢s Letter to UK Overseas Territories Calling for Corporate Transparency
¤ 25 April 2014
Follows Prime Minister’s Move to Create Public Registry of Beneficial Ownership for All UK CompaniesPressure Continues to Rise on U.S. Government to Follow SuitApril 25, 2014 Clark Gascoigne (, +1 202 293 0740 x222 WASHINGTON, DC – Global (...) read more

GFI Lauds EU Parliament Vote Endorsing Crackdown on Anonymous Shell Companies
¤ 11 March 2014
European Vote Increases Pressure on White House Congress to Move Full EU Parliament Endorses Creation of Public Registries of Beneficial Ownership Information; Follows Earlier Committee Votes European Council Should Endorse Move to Curb Phantom Firms in Negotiations with Parliament March 11, (...) read more

Looted in Plain Sight: Kenya and Its Multi-Billion Dollar Invoicing Problem
¤ 25 February 2014
Kenya lost over $700 million in taxes in 2012 due to smuggling. But despite popular belief, the main problem with smuggling isn't corruption. It's tax havens, phantom firms and secrecy. By Brian LeBlanc Think Africa Press February 14, 2014 At the end of January, the Kenya Sugar Board, acting on (...) read more

Global Financial Integrity Welcomes Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil to its Advisory Council
¤ 24 February 2014
February 24, 2014Clark Gascoigne (, +1 202 293 0740 x222WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity announced today that Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil has joined its Advisory Council. GFI, a research and advocacy organization based in Washington DC, will (...) read more

GFI Praises EU Parliament Panels for Voting to Crack Down on Anonymous Shell Companies
¤ 20 February 2014
European Vote Raises Pressure on White House Congress to Follow SuitEU Parliament Endorses Creation of Public Registries of Beneficial Ownership InformationFebruary 20, 2014Clark Gascoigne (, +1 202 293 0740 x222WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial (...) read more

GFI Applauds Historic OECD Announcement on Global Transparency of Financial Information
¤ 13 February 2014
New Standard Ensures All Nations Can Potentially Benefit from Robust, Automatic Exchange of Financial Information G20 Finance Ministers to Review Document for Approval Next Week Ahead of Australian G20 Summit in the Fall Research and Advocacy Organization Expects New Transparency Regime to Be (...) read more

US$410.5bn in Illegal Money Flowed in or out of Philippines from 1960-2011, Finds New GFI Study
¤ 3 February 2014
Philippine Economy Loses US$132.9 Billion in Illicit Financial Outflows from Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion over 52-Year Period; US$277.6 Billion Transferred Illegally into the PhilippinesSmuggling through Trade Misinvoicing Cost Philippine Taxpayers at Least US$23 Billion in Customs Revenue (...) read more

US$68.9 Billion Flowed Illegally into or out of Emerging EU Economies in 2011
¤ 2 February 2014
GFI Urges EU Parliament Legislators to Follow UKâ?â?¢s Lead, Ban Anonymous Shell Companies Anonymous Shell Companies are a Major Conduit of Illegal Funds; Public Registries of Beneficial Ownership are the â?Å?Gold Standardâ? in Curbing Phantom Firm Abuse February 3, 2014E.J. Fagan (...) read more

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