Washington Post analyzes Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” / DoJ and SEC fined General Cable for violating FCPA guidelines in several countries
European Parliament votes on beneficial ownership / Swiss prosecutors investigate a Karimova connection / Wilbur Ross’s questionable Russia ties
Treasury extends luxury real estate anti-money laundering rules / Probe unearths string of dubious cash buyers
Firtash extradition may be delayed / China investigates graft at universities / A new book by J.C. Sharman examines global grand corruption.
Navalny convicted / Other countries flock to DC lobbyists to navigate Trump era / Mexican KleptoTours / Corruption driving Syria conflict.
Beijing protests Iran sanctions designations / Deutsche Bank says sorry / Is Putin a killer?
Romania anti-graft protests grow / EU to renew Russia sanctions blacklist / New Iran sanctions could target Chinese banks.
House votes to kill extractives transparency rule / Romanians march against graft / Coutts fined for 1MDB role / CIA documents on Moscow apartment bombings.
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.