Ill-Gotten Gains: The Public Prosecutor Requests the Opening of a Trial against Obiang

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

  Paris, 26 May 2016   SHERPA and TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL FRANCE are pleased that the Financial Public Prosecutor has at long last...

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Sapin II: Progress on Whistleblowers, Status Quo on the Anti-Corruption Agency, Regression in the Fight against Corruption

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

Paris, 26 May 2016   The Sapin II Bill was examined by the Law Committee on 25 May 2016. Certain measures were passed, some of which were...

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NGOs welcome support of European Parliamentarians for duty of care legislation of EU corporations towards people affected by their activities

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Brussels – 18 May 2016 Today, eight national parliaments launched a “green card” initiative at European Union (EU) level to ensure...

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Parliamentarians from all the EU commit to strengthen the social responsibility of multinational companies

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

National Assembly, 18 May 2016 Parliamentarians representing … EU national parliaments as well as MEPs met on 18 May 2016 at the National...

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NGOs file a complaint against Vinci Russia for corruption of foreign public officials in Khimki Forest motorway case

-Press release-en, Corruption and embezzlement, Strategic litigation

Paris, Prague 10 May 2016 A complaint filed last week is requesting an investigation into alleged corruption involving French company Vinci...

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#StopTradeSecrets : Before the EU Directive has even passed, some Senators try to introduce trade secret protection in the ‘Digital’ Bill

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

Paris, 26 April 2016 On Wednesday 26 April, the Senate’s Committee on Social Affairs passed an amendment introducing the notion of trade...

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Civil society calls on G7 countries to renew commitment to business and human rights at Ise-Shima Summit

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

April 15, 2016 To the countries of the Group of Seven (G7): We, the undersigned representatives of civil society, are concerned that the...

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Opening of the Luxleaks Trial: Whistleblowers are Bearing the Cost of Secrecy

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Tax evasion

Press Release – 22 April 2016    The trial of Antoine Deltour and the other two defendants in the Luxleaks case (1), including...

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Trade Secrets: The Opposition Asks National Governments to Reject the Draft Directive

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

Brussels, Paris – 20 April 2016   The first reading of the Draft Directive on the protection of trade secrets, adopted last...

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Europe’s Answer to the Panama Papers? A New Right to Secrecy for Multinational Corporations

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

Today, 14 April, the European Parliament adopted (1) the Trade Secrets Directive. This Directive, which is supposed to protect companies...

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Public Country-by-Country Reporting: The European Commission’s Mixed Proposal

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Tax evasion

One week after the first ‘Panama Papers’ revelations, the European Commission published a patchy proposal for public country-by-country...

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MEPs, On 14 April, #SayNo, #StopTradeSecrets, Protect our Freedoms and Defend the General Interest!

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Protecting the public debate

Will MEPs reject the Directive on the « protection » of trade secrets on Thursday?   Today, Tuesday 12 April, thanks to a...

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Sapin 2 Bill – The Recommendations of Civil Society Organizations Specializing in the Fight Against Corruption and Tax Evasion

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement

  24 March 2016 As the French Council of Ministers is about to meet, on 30 March, several civil society organizations wish to make...

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Duty of Care of Corporations: Despite pressure from the AFEP, the bill is moving forward

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Strengthening corporate accountability

Paris, 24 March 2016 On Wednesday, 23 March, the French National Assembly passed the bill on the duty of care of parent companies and...

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EITI Governance Failures Threaten Independent Civil Society

-Press release-en, Access to justice, Advocacy

Paris, february 25th Yesterday in Lima, on the eve of the 2016 Global EITI conferen representatives took a principled stance to boycott...

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