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Kleptocracy Watch | February 2, 2018

The week’s leading news and features on globalized corruption and the threat to democracy. Sign up for our daily version at KleptocracyInitiative.org. FINANCIAL SECRECY U.S. now second biggest contributor to global financial secrecy:  The latest edition of the Financial Secrecy Index, released Tuesday, found that only Switzerland provides more loopholes for money launderers. (Tax Justice Network) UK’s Unexplained Wealth Orders…

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Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

Tomorrow: Join KI and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for “United States of Anonymity” launch | KI cited in Washington Post on Oleg Deripaska’s secret DC mansion

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Kleptocracy Daily: November 27, 2017

This week: KI events on money laundering and beneficial ownership | Chinese influence on US campuses | Has Flynn flipped? | Putin as bogeyman

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Kleptocracy Daily | November 3, 2017

Casey Michel on how we became the United States of Anonymity | Is the party over for foreign lobbyists? | Iran sanctions case implicates Erdogan | US drops major extractives transparency commitment

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Kleptocracy Daily | October 31, 2017

Mueller filings “an important rebuke to global kleptocracy” | Podesta head steps down | Hidden costs of Nord Stream 2 | Xi channels Mao and Deng

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Kleptocracy Daily | October 26, 2017

U.S. firm allegedly stole tech secrets for Russians | Did German firm bribe Nord Stream? | Sessions reportedly threatened to quit over Guo Wengui

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