Corruption beneath the Russian pavement
Report: $20 billion laundered from Russia to 5,000 companies w accounts in 96 countries / Manafort received $10 million to lobby Russian interests
UK government setting up new anti-money laundering watchdog / Former Trump admin pick registered as foreign agent for Ukrainian billionaire oligarch
Navalny convicted / Other countries flock to DC lobbyists to navigate Trump era / Mexican KleptoTours / Corruption driving Syria conflict.
Future of the FCPA / New EO limits foreign lobbying – but with loopholes / Congress moves to repeal extractives anti-graft law this week.
China’s Crony Capitalism event, and a quick guide to U.S. foreign lobbying laws.
KI looks at the laws protecting American democracy from external influence.
Global Magnitsky Act passes, the corrupt officials hiding in the U.S., and China steps up capital flight and travel restrictions.
Trump’s Ethics Reform Plan could make it harder for kleptocrats to hire DC lobbyists – but what would it take to kick them out of the Beltway for good?
Manhattan real estate rife with dirty money, the West’s misguided Putin policy, and Syria provides illicit enrichment opportunities