Casey Michel talks to Laure Brillaud of Transparency International about a new report on European anti-money laundering efforts.
Casey Michel talks to Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution about challenges to the United States’ outdated anti-money laundering regime.
One year after the Panama Papers, has anything changed in the world of offshoring? Casey Michel talks to Will Fitzgibbon of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
Casey Michel talks to the Tax Justice Network’s Andres Knobel about how trusts became the next frontier in dodging taxes and shielding assets.
Casey Michel talks to investigative economist James S. Henry about how the U.S. became a global leader in financial secrecy.
For a long time now, the West has lived off its Cold War reputation in Eastern Europe: looked to as a beacon of democracy or the defender of the dissident underground. But this reputation is now spent, thanks to Western complicity in offshore finance’s pillage of post-Soviet states.
Kleptocrats use large-scale corruption to leverage political allegiances, cement positions of power, and profit at the expense of their citizens. These “top reads” expose the players—the kleptocrats and their cronies, the Western enablers, and the consequences of kleptocratic influence on our national interests.
On December 10, 2014, Professor Karen Dawisha discussed her years of research and timely book on Russian kleptocracy at the Hudson Institute.
Many people are working to counter the threat posed by kleptocracies. Meet the journalists, agencies, and NGOs dedicated to fighting pervasive corruption, exposing criminal enterprises, and unraveling the secretive world of offshore finance.