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Transparency in Beneficial Ownership. How the G20 Can Support African Countries

Mzukisi Qobo
March 2017; 4 pages


The fight against illicit financial flows and efforts for more transparency in the global financial architecture are among the priorities of the G20 under German presidency. At the same time, the G20 is seeking to deepen its partnership with Africa. But this partnership can only have a positive impact on development, if tax evasion, money laundering and corruption are pushed back at the same time. In our Global Governance Spotlight 1|2017, Dr Mzukisi Qobo shows how the G20 can support this process, taking the example of transparency in beneficial ownership.

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