Sciences Po cancels lecture amid Russian retaliation fears / Kremlin cronies cash in on new contracts / Trump and Putin to discuss sanctions
How the FCPA, despite its pitfalls, continues to combat foreign corruption.
Congress plans to repeal anti-graft Cardin-Lugar amendment / Guinean ex-minister faces U.S. charges for China bribes / Trump and the Emoluments Clause.
Trump’s foreign payments and tax returns / Western Union fined $586m / Future of real estate dirty money clampdown under Trump
Trump’s 500+ potential conflicts / China officials “blush red and sweat” over graft / Exposing Rosneft’s so-called privatization
Kleptocrats exploit EB-5 visas / Trump aide talks investment with sanctioned firm / Putin’s pal wins $285m Crimea railway contract
Latest on Russia hacks / 5 myths about kleptocracy / Protecting the Office of Congressional Ethics / London’s blood-red carpet for kleptocrats
News The House Financial Services Committee called on Donald Trump to formulate a “whole of government” strategy for anti-money laundering and terrorism financing. (Weekly Standard) Trump’s pick for Commerce Secretary is the major shareholder in a Cypriot bank with strong ties to Putin’s inner circle. (McClatchy) The U.S. added more well-connected Russians to its sanctions list, including “Putin’s Chef.”…
Panama government’s offshore links, and more on Trump and Tillerson’s Russia ties
Trump’s lobbying reforms, Putin’s Rosneft triumph, and the London shop that hosts 1,600 anonymous companies.