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
How the FCPA, despite its pitfalls, continues to combat foreign corruption.
Russia sanctions debate heats up / Australia joins 1MDB investigation / China centralizes anti-graft efforts.
Latest on Russia hacks / 5 myths about kleptocracy / Protecting the Office of Congressional Ethics / London’s blood-red carpet for kleptocrats
Casey Michel talks to Meredith McGehee, Strategic Advisor at the Campaign Legal Center, about how the Office of Congressional Ethics protects American democracy against corruption threats–both foreign and domestic.
Putin suspends nuclear deal over sanctions; China’s “Crony Capitalism”; and Ukrainian officials accused of offshore money laundering
Federal Reserve warns major Chinese bank, MH17 journalists hacked and harassed, and London launches foreign property ownership probe
Russian anti-corruption official arrested with $123m, London-based oligarch paid no UK taxes, and time for U.S. to act on Azerbaijan