Kleptocracy Daily: August 11, 2017

The FCPA Blog examines six bills in Congress targeting anonymous companies.

News

The U.S. is moving forward with a criminal investigation into money stolen from a Malaysian state investment fund that allegedly was used to acquire about $1.7 billion in real estate, art, jewelry and other assets.

The Trump administration appears to be granting Chinese banks dealing with North Korea a temporary reprieve from U.S. sanctions.

Features

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is accused of a massive series of breaches of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act.

The Moscow Times explains the story of Russian minister Ulyukayev’s arrest for allegedly taking a $2 million bribe from oil giant Rosneft. Head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin will appear as a witness in the trial.