U.S. Must Address Its Own Credibility Gap to Be a Leader on Combating Corruption and Ensuring Resources for UN Sustainable Development Goals

As world leaders gather this week in New York for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), an epidemic of offshore wealth looms large over efforts to safeguard a turbulent post-pandemic world. Faced with myriad unpredictable crises, ranging from historic floods and droughts to widespread food scarcity and brewing recessionary fears, governments around the world are facing a need to raise revenues to stave off disasters and have a chance to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

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House Approves Bipartisan Act to Rein In the Enablers of Corruption

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved as part of the must-pass defense spending bill the “ENABLERS” Act. The Act requires certain professional service providers that are best positioned to act as “gatekeepers” to the U.S. financial system to adopt common sense anti-money laundering procedures that can help detect, flag, and prevent the laundering of corrupt and other criminal funds into the United States.

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