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US: Pass Law to Stem Corruption, Promote Rights

(Washington, DC) – The United States Congress should pass a proposed law that would provide law enforcement a crucial tool for stemming corruption and advancing human rights, 10 human rights organizations said in a letter to members of Congress today. Although it has yet to be formally introduced, a draft of the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 was the subject of a House Financial Services Committee hearing on March 13 and will be discussed at a congressional briefing on Friday. The bill would require American companies to disclose information about the actual people who own or control them,…

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