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The Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank took place amid warnings of a ‘borrowed boom’ as an uptick in global growth was matched by global debt levels reaching record highs. The World Bank Group shareholders stumped up for an increase in the ...
Last October, more than 150 organisations signed a PPP Global Campaign Manifesto, expressing our alarm at the increasing use of PPPs to deliver infrastructure projects and public services around the world, and in particular the World Bank’s role in ...
The webinar 'The Future of Public Development Banks (PDBs)' took place in early March 2018. Experts from three CSOs -  María José Romero (Eurodad), Anna van Opik (Both Ends) and Dario Kenner (Cafod) - discussed recent reports ...
Eurodad and partners invite interested CSOs to join a webinar on Public Development Banks (PDBs). Public development banks are increasingly influential in stimulating investment in the global south and delivering the finance needed to achieve the ...
The EU Council have announced that eight countries will be removed from the EU’s list of so-called ‘Non-cooperative jurisdictions’ – also referred to as the tax haven blacklist. The eight countries, which are Barbados, Grenada, the Republic ...
Campaigners have welcomed today’s [15 December] decision by the EU to take an important step forward on the transparency of beneficial ownership information for companies. However, they warn that by not extending the same transparency requirements to ...
Tax justice campaigners today condemned an EU “blacklist” of tax havens which fails to include a single EU member state. The blacklist of 17 countries was published just a day after new findings showed a large group of EU countries have tax structures ...
European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new findings released today [December 4]. An analysis of the EU and Norway shows 12 governments have either just cut ...
This evening, the EU failed to reach agreement on putting an end to secret shell companies and anonymous trusts. The European Parliament came to the table ready to introduce public registers showing the real – so-called ‘beneficial’ – owners of ...
In a new investigation, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) have revealed direct links between offshore tax havens and more than 120 politicians and world leaders; over 100 multinational corporations and countless wealthy ...