The Washington Post analyzes Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” and institute a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying for foreign governments.
Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin were included in the amendment to the EU’s anti-money laundering legislation. (CryptoCoinsNews)
Many large Western banks still remain hesitant about doing business with Iran for fear of inadvertently aiding money laundering financing terrorism. (Financial Times)
Senior Chinese provincial official Zhao Liping was sentenced to death yesterday for murder and graft. (Business Standard)