The EU prolonged asset freezes against Yanukovych / Oregon lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill to rein in abusive, anonymous companies
Casey Michel on how trusts became the next frontier in shielding illicit assets.
Who really owns real estate leased by the U.S. government? / Deutsche Bank fined $630m for $10bn Russia mirror trading scheme / Congress moves to repeal key extractives transparency law this week
Future of the FCPA / New EO limits foreign lobbying – but with loopholes / Congress moves to repeal extractives anti-graft law this week.
A new Harvard International Review article highlights the threats posed by dirty money in U.S. real estate, writes Peter Podkopaev.
Latest on Russia hacks / 5 myths about kleptocracy / Protecting the Office of Congressional Ethics / London’s blood-red carpet for kleptocrats
Ben Judah on London’s kleptocrats / How the U.S. repatriates stolen assets / The inner workings of anonymous companies.
Developing countries lost $16.3tn to illicit finance, the dark side of China’s anti-graft drive, and UK may adopt own Magnitsky law
Casey Michel talks to investigative economist James S. Henry about how the U.S. became a global leader in financial secrecy.
RFE/RL exposes Russian Railways’ corruption; KI on ending anonymous companies; and KI events in October