transparency

Real estate transparency improves globally

CHICAGO/ June 27, 2018 (STL.News) — Governments worldwide have been gradually forging greater transparency in real estate markets, addressing growing demands from investors and the public to deliver significant change. Over the 20 years that JLL has been publishing its biennial proprietary Global Real Estate Transparency Index, increased regulatory requirements and greater data availability have … Continue reading Real estate transparency improves globally

U.S. Department of State News: Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States is closely monitoring the ongoing court proceedings to invalidate the results of the June 3 mayoral elections in Chisinau, Moldova.  The sanctity of elections are the foundation of any democracy and must comply with international norms.  We expect the Moldovan government … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race

Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

FORT WORTH, Texas /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Texas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed, but it’s unclear how the state is spending its share of the money. State records don’t indicate which contracts are storm-related, making fund tracking — and spending … Continue reading Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey