A GFI & MINDS Conference in Rio
Based on GFI’s forthcoming study on Brazil’s illicit financial flows, this joint one-day conference in Rio de Janeiro included discussions and keynote remarks from local and international experts on the nature of Brazil’s illicit flows, and how and why curtailing these flows should be a priority for Brazil’s next government.
Briefing to Feature U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions
Speakers will address the manifestation, mechanisms and consequences of weak rule of law states, political corruption, money laundering and illicit financial outflows with a reference to real cases. The speakers will also highlight solutions and principled recommendations to address U.S. and Europe’s economic, financial and security risks.
A Book Discussion
Michael Findley and Daniel Nielson discuss their new book, Global Shell Games: Experiments in Transnational Relations, Crime, and Terrorism. A staggering number of unidentified shell corporations succeed in hiding perpetrators of terrorist financing, corruption, and illegal arms trades.