Protection from derivative abuse


* Extractive industries are big users of a financial instrument called derivatives, which can be abused to transfer revenues out of host countries before it is taxed.

* The value behind all derivatives is 10 times the world GDP.

* One simple policy proposal can be enacted upon unilaterally to stop abuse, while protecting proper use of these instruments.


Read the short 4-page briefing of the report.

Written by: 
Frian Aarsnes
Publication date: 
December 2011