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Samuel Rubenfeld

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Reporter, Corruption Currents — The Wall Street Journal

WSJ reporter; opinions are my own. Also tweeting at @WSJRisk. Stories here http://on.wsj.com/16ULSy5. Shalom to all my fans; salute to all my haters.

Treasury Amps Up Pressure On Ivory Coast Leader

blogs.wsj.com — The U.S. Treasury Department is putting direct pressure on Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo by freezing his assets and the assets of his wife, along with several members of his inner circle. Gbagbo has refused to step down from the presidency since a Nov.

Corruption Currents: Sepp Blatter Faces New FIFA Bribery Charges

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk.

U.S. Declines to Charge Cisco Amid Russia Bribery Probe

blogs.wsj.com — Cisco Systems said U.S. authorities decided not to bring charges against the company over allegations that its operations in Russia and nearby countries may have violated anti-bribery law. The company said Thursday in its annual earnings report that it conducted an internal investigation, at the request of U.S.

The Morning Risk Report: Shell Companies Pose Risks to Investors

blogs.wsj.com — Investors struggle to conduct effective due diligence on potential investments if they don't know who owns a company, according to a report from activist groups Global Witness and Global Financial Integrity. In the report, called "Chancing It," the groups highlight the risks-reputational, legal and otherwise-to investing in businesses owned by shell companies.

Corruption Currents: Denmark Buys Panama Papers Documents

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: U.S.

U.S. Imposes Export Restrictions on Russian Firms

blogs.wsj.com — The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday added dozens of Russian entities to an export-control list, as it continued to make its presence felt in sanctions enforcement. Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security said in a notice published Wednesday in the Federal Register that it added 81 names to its Entity List for fueling the Russian [...]

Corruption Currents: Maldives Raids Media After Money Laundering Report

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Cybercrime: Researchers linked the attacks on U.S.

Corruption Currents: Iranian Banks Refuse Revolutionary Guard-Linked Clients

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: A South Korean judge was arrested for allegedly taking bribes.

U.K. Financial Whistleblowing Drops Ahead of Rule Change, Report Finds

blogs.wsj.com — New U.K. rules encouraging banking whistleblowers come into force this week, but tipsters didn't come forward in the past year at the same rate they did the year prior, according to figures from a law firm. The rules, announced a year ago and coming into effect on Wednesday, require banks and credit unions with more [...]

The Morning Risk Report: AstraZeneca’s Avoids Bribery Charges

blogs.wsj.com — The U.S. Justice Department closed a foreign-bribery investigation of PLC without filing charges, despite conducting a decade-long investigation. (AstraZeneca last week agreed to pay $5.5 million to settle a related Securities and Exchange Commission probe without admitting or denying wrongdoing, and the company said in a brief statement it was "pleased" to resolve the matter.)
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Sep 24, 2016

OFAC used its authority against transnational criminal organizations to put sanctions on Canadian payment processor  https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/jl5055.aspx 

Sep 24, 2016

RT @tomgara: Thank you, FB memories thing, for reminding me that the greatest business photo of all time was taken three years a… https://t.co/d3792oTOgj

Sep 24, 2016

@jenconnic I was going to watch but then I saw it was 5-0 in the first and decided not to bother

Sep 24, 2016

@jayrosen_nyu @brianstelter it's usually at the front of the filing center and is just a carpeted area in front of the rows of tables

Sep 24, 2016

RT @BBCNews: Uefa had Forest-Anderlecht referee bribe evidence 'for four years'  http://bbc.in/2dsyBG6 


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