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
Trump’s foreign payments and tax returns / Western Union fined $586m / Future of real estate dirty money clampdown under Trump
Belinda Li talks to Seto Bagdoyan about how weaknesses in the EB-5 visa program pose a threat to democracy and national security.
A new Harvard International Review article highlights the threats posed by dirty money in U.S. real estate, writes Peter Podkopaev.
Peter Podkopaev looks at U.S. efforts to identify anonymous all-cash buyers of luxury real estate.
Peter Podkopaev looks at U.S. efforts to identify kleptocrats stashing stolen wealth in high-value homes.
Manhattan real estate rife with dirty money, the West’s misguided Putin policy, and Syria provides illicit enrichment opportunities
Chinese cash pours into US real estate, Uzbekistan succession in doubt, and US elections vulnerable to Kremlin disinformation
Ukraine’s leaders continue to block reform, Putin’s evolving leadership style, and Vancouver’s tax on foreign property buyers questioned
NY banking regulator questions Goldman Sachs over 1MDB, Erdogan reaches out to Putin, two more generals detained in China, and Miami realtors indifferent to GTOs