A detailed overview of the largest case ever brought under the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative.
“In 2014, of 200,000 criminal cases involving businessmen, only 15 percent led to sentences, but 80 percent of defendants lost their businesses. ‘They were pressured, robbed and then let go,’ [Putin] said.”
“New Political Elite” — Kremlin Foes Incubated By London’s Vibrant Russian Community – International Business Times
The UK capital is home to a growing unofficial opposition in exile.
A New Win for Ukraine in Fighting Corruption – Transparency International
An optimistic take on the recently passed e-declarations law.
Saakashvili Calls to Imprison Tycoons to Set Things Right in Ukraine – Anti-Corruption Digest
“About twenty vitally important persons should be imprisoned in Ukraine, and everything will stop,” said the Odessa governor.
The National Internet Finance Association of China will monitor suspicious online trade activity.
China Investigates Former Moutai Liquor Executive Over Suspected Corruption: Watchdog – South China Moring Post
Tan Dinghua stepped down from China’s leading producer of baijiu liquor in 2014.
Challenges for the Justice Department’s FCPA – Anti-Corruption Digest
Despite unimpressive results so far, the DoJ continues to prioritize individual prosecutions.