The Pandora papers data leak brings renewed scrutiny to New Zealand’s role in the offshore industry exposed by an earlier leak, the Panama papers in 2016. Changes to the trust regime in 2017 appear to have reduced the use of New Zealand based offshore trusts for corrupt uses. The Financial Action Task Force and TINZ are calling for still more transparency.
Public beneficial ownership registers are advancing anti-corruption efforts
Public registers of beneficial ownership were unthinkable a decade ago, but impact to date makes a strong case for global adoption. Transparency International shows real evidence of how these registers advance anti-corruption.
It’s time to have a conversation about financial integrity
With two of our biggest banks found to be lacking, the time is now for the FISA Online Self-Assessment to be rolled out. It is time to deepen the national discussion of what financial integrity means to all New Zealanders.
Transparency International New Zealand’s Board agreed to the organization's 2021-2023 Strategy at its September meeting. This followed several months of thought and focussed discussion and will provide direction for TINZ engagement over the next three years.
We are part of a global movement leading the fight against corruption in over 100 countries. Together we aspire to a unified vision: a world free of corruption. TINZ offers individual, small business and corporate memberships.