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Bloomberg: Russian Billions Hidden in US Spur Backlash to Financial Secrecy

FACT’s Policy Director Ryan Gurule is quoted in Bloomberg:

“Still, the movement in New York is potentially the most significant, said Ryan Gurule of the Washington-based Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition. He attended recent legislative briefings on disclosure reforms in the state, as well as Wyoming and Alaska. “New York is one of the most desirable commercial and real estate markets in the world, and kleptocrats, sanction evaders and otherwise bad actors want to access those markets anonymously,” he said. “New York is basically saying: ‘enough.’””

The full, original article is accessible on Bloomberg’s website here.