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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
Kleptocracy is a major national security threat. Americans should demand an end to the anonymous companies which make it possible.
Former U.S. official calls for end to anonymous companies as Delaware lobbies to protect them, Ukraine’s “Prince of Darkness,” and Putin’s view of Clinton
The week’s leading stories on kleptocratic regimes and their professional enablers
Stiglitz resigns from Panama Papers committee, Ukraine’s IMF aid needs not “critical,” and U.S. states compete to attract anonymous trusts
1MDB tests US anti-kleptocracy commitment, Spain alleges money laundering by Russia central banker, and Italy bans AS PrivatBank