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Report Launch: Transparency International surveys G20 efforts to stop corruption

Transparency International will launch a new report delving into the efforts G20 governments have made to deliver on their promise to fight corruption by adopting laws to end the secrecy that makes it easy for the corrupt to hide their identity and shift money across international borders.

As much as $2 trillion is laundered each year, much of it by hiding company ownership.

It is now one year since G20 governments made the bold commitment (the G20 Beneficial Ownership Transparency Principles) in Brisbane to dismantle the legal structure that allows anonymous companies, trusts and other legal entities operating in the world’s 20 biggest economies to transfer and hide money often stolen through corruption.

Just for show? Reviewing G20 promises on beneficial ownership

12 November 2015
00:01 Berlin time
Available Online at

www.transparency.org

The report launch includes a press event on 12 November at the Marmara Taksim Hotel, Taksim Meydani Taksim 34437, Istanbul at 9:00 am. For details contact Talin Gidici (see below).


For any press enquiries please contact

Berlin
Chris Sanders
E. press@transparency.org
T. +49 30 343820 666

Istanbul
Talin Gidici
T: 0212 245 74 75 (pbx)
M: 0535 349 70 24
E: Talin.gidici@tanitimevi.com