Ethiopia has long been one of the poorest countries on Earth. The African nation possesses a per-capita GDP of only $365. However, this figure alone does not tell the whole tale. In addition to its existing economic woes, Ethiopia has lost an additional $11.7 billion due to...
The Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development is a consortium of Governments and NGOs and is guided by a coordinating committee which consists of the following entities: Global Financial Integrity*Christian AidGlobal WitnessTax Justice NetworkTransparency InternationalSecretariat of the Leading Group on Solidarity Levies...
The (FCPA) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act passed in 1977. This is a United States law prohibiting individuals and firms in the United States from bribing foreign officials to further a business deal. No minimum has been set as punishment for bribery. The FCPA outlines the guidelines for...
The African nation of Ethiopia has been known as one of the poorest and most corrupt on earth since the 1980s. The nation has been growing with an estimated population of 105 million by 2017 but the growth of the economy is being held back by the...
Egypt has long been a nation plagued by severe developmental issues. A large part of its troubles has been attributed to the illicit outflow of cash. As of 2019, the level of this outflow has been averaged to a sum of $6 billion per year.
The Partnership Panel, which meets in the first and third quarter of the year, is comprised of key governments and institutions that provide funding to and/or cooperate closely with the Task Force.  The Partnership Panel mandate is to facilitate meetings with other government officials, provide information on...
Divorce insurance is a product that has not been around for too long. The product was formed as a safer alternative for prenup agreements eight years ago. A North Carolina based company was the pioneer of this new idea. Safeguard Guarantee Corp first introduced the novel idea...
Electronic nicotine delivery systems include e-cigs, tanks, mods, vape pens, and vapes. This type of device heats a liquid solution until the temperature is hot enough for the production of an aerosol for inhaling. E-cigarettes have continued to increase in popularity despite the fact there is very...
The continuing financial crisis in Greece has made international headlines. Many economic experts are convinced that the current round of austerity measures is entirely too draconian to be stood for long. The consensus among the Greek middle and poorer classes is that the rich should pay for...
Over the years, there has been a wide variety of national and international organizations that have been established. There are so many that its often difficult to determine what these organizations represent. One that is currently on the forefront is the G7. If you’d like to learn...