Kleptocracy Daily: February 3, 2017

  • Congress repealed an anti-corruption rule requiring American oil, gas, and mining companies to report payments to foreign governments. (WSJ)
  • The Romanian PM refused to reverse the decriminalization of minor corruption offenses, despite widespread protests. (Guardian)
  • As the politically-motivated retrial of Alexey Navalny concludes, he accuses “Putin’s band” of looting Russia. (RFE/RL)
  • Why did the UK settlement with Deutsche Bank over a $10 billion Russian mirror trading scheme look so different from the U.S. one? (Bloomberg)