Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA was recently featured in Public Finance International speaking on transparency. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Dodd-Frank Reform Could Increase Corruption in Developing Nations, NGOs Fear
By: Emma Rumney
"Section 1504 enabled citizens and civil society to track whether companies were paying their taxes, paying their workforces properly or paying bribes, said Eric LeCompte, of the Jubilee USA Network, which advocates for a fairer financial system to benefit the world’s poorest.
It had become a 'critical revenue building measure' he told PFI. He added that, while it was still in the early stages of existence, its potential benefits were clear from the success of similar legislation such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act."
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