China’s $24 bn golden visa market, FCPA after 40 years
9 Trump transition team members already registered as lobbyists, Ukraine returning $1.5 billion in stolen assets
State Dept employee arrested and charged w concealing extensive contacts w Chinese agents / Senators call for probe of Trump’s Azerbaijan connections
UK gov’t setting up new anti-money laundering watchdog / TAB fined $45 million for breaching money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws
House votes to kill extractives transparency rule / Romanians march against graft / Coutts fined for 1MDB role / CIA documents on Moscow apartment bombings.
Future of the FCPA / New EO limits foreign lobbying – but with loopholes / Congress moves to repeal extractives anti-graft law this week.
Swiss prosecutors interview Gulnara Karimova / Biden slams Russia’s coercive corruption in Ukraine / How dirty money flooded the UK
Russia sanctions debate heats up / Australia joins 1MDB investigation / China centralizes anti-graft efforts.
How foreign powers influence U.S. politics, Russian unit behind Dem hacks, and France National Front struggles without Russian funding.
China busts $148bn underground banks; Australia eyes big bets in Chinese casinos; Czech Republic tackles Kremlin propaganda