Today Ukraine Minister of Finance at Hudson, FCPA pilot program after its first year, Russia’s smaller-scale propagandists in the Baltics
Numerous retroactive foreign lobbying filings / New Litvinenko documentary / Panama Papers anniversary / Campaign finance reform vital
Flynn, Manafort retroactive foreign lobbying filings show need for legislation reform
New piece by Casey Michel discusses transparency in natural resource sector/ New evidence in Magnitsky Affair shows rot at core of the Russian regime
Casey Michel on threats to the EITI, which strengthens oversight of the natural resources sector.
State Dept employee arrested and charged w concealing extensive contacts w Chinese agents / Senators call for probe of Trump’s Azerbaijan connections
Treasury Dept leading corruption probe into Manafort’s work in Eastern Eur / Lawyer connected to murdered Putin foe Magnitsky thrown from window
Trump helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that is allegedly a corrupt operation / Egypt’s spy agency hired DC PR & lobbying firms to clean up its image
KI recently hosted Gerald Knaus, ESI Chairman, to discuss Azerbaijan’s subversion of the Council of Europe.
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