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Kazakhstani Initiative on Asset Recovery
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Trust No One: Top Kazakh Oligarchs And Dozens of Government Officials May Have Been Spied On With Pegasus

Two decades ago, at a meet­ing with top busi­ness lead­ers in his oil-rich Central Asian coun­try, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev…

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Cardin, Cohen, Rubio and Chabot Introduce REVEAL Act

WASHINGTON — Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Ben Cardin (MD), Co-Chairman Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09), Commissioner Sen. Marco Rubio (FL), and…

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Biden vs. Kleptocrats?

The pres­i­den­cy of Joe Biden comes at a time when there is a grow­ing aware­ness of “klep­toc­ra­cies”— coun­tries where a…

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Dark mon­ey pol­i­tics: Why Europe should join Biden’s fight against corruption

The mem­bers of the G7 recent­ly reached an agree­ment to cur­tail glob­al tax avoid­ance by multi­na­tion­als, which accounts for more than one-third…

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15 Apr: Cyprus, Ghana and Kenya join grow­ing list of coun­tries to cre­ate ben­e­fi­cial own­er­ship registries

The Panama Papers scan­dal helped cre­ate a “snow­ball effect” of inter­na­tion­al aware­ness on how anony­mous cor­po­rate vehi­cles can enable tax…

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06 Apr: Panama Papers rev­enue recov­ery reach­es $1.36 bil­lion as inves­ti­ga­tions continue

Five years after the Panama Papers were first pub­lished, author­i­ties are still claw­ing back lost tax dol­lars and pros­e­cut­ing wrongdoers…

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03 Apr: The fight against off­shore crime will be a long campaign

On the fifth anniver­sary of the Panama Papers’ launch, experts say there’s been progress in the fight against dirty money…

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16 Jan: OFFSHORE LEAKS DATABASE — Mukhtar Ablyazov FORMER MINISTER OF ENERGY AND TRADE, KAZAKHSTAN (1998–1999)

Billionaire banker Mukhtar Ablyazov was Kazakhstan’s min­is­ter of ener­gy and trade from 1998 to 1999. In 2009, Ablyazov fled Kazakhstan…