September 7, 2017Corruption
The United States is one of the primary facilitators of anonymous shell companies, which are often used to fund terrorism and crime that threaten U.S. interests.
December 7, 2018Women and Women's Rights
The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…
October 24, 2018Transnational Crime
A growing number of actors have joined the fight against dirty money. The success of global efforts to combat illicit financial flows, however, remains uncertain.
October 22, 2018Women and Economic Growth
Barriers to women's economic participation persist in every region of the world. Nations need to do more to level the legal playing field for women and ensure that women have the right to compete fairly in the economy—which will lead to significant gains.
October 11, 2018Global Governance
Illicit financial flows are one of the most important features of globalization’s dark side. However, unlike other illicit or dangerous cross-border flows, these flows bear almost no markers in and of themselves.
November 17, 2017Defense Technology
The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, and Kyle Evanoff, research associate, international economics and U…
September 13, 2017Corruption
The latest paper in the Corruption Brief series from the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program at the Council on Foreign Relations was published this month. In the brief, Dr. Jodi Vittori, se…