Consultation Announced

The Dept of Business, Innovation and Skills announced the long awaited consultation on the issue of money laundering through residential property on March 4th with an original closing of April 1st, which was later extended to April 4th.

ClampK collaborated with our campaign partners in ensuring a coherent and comprehensive set of responses and we would like to thank them for that happy and effective work process.

ClampK’s submission can be downloaded from here.

ClampKConsultationResponseForCompTransparency

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Kleptocracy Tours!

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The Committee for Legislation Against Moneylaundering in Properties by Kleptocrats,

The Henry Jackson Society & Kleptocracy Initiative of the Hudson Institute

are hosting the inaugural

Kleptocracy Tour

to be held in London on Thursday 4th February 2016.

Luxury real estate in prime locations around the globe such as London, New York, Cote d’Azur and Singapore is quickly becoming the bitcoin of world kleptocracy. Hundreds of billions of dollars stolen from the world’s neediest nations are being invested in penthouses, mansions, villas and castles. All of this is being made possible by the use of anonymous companies in exotic offshore jurisdictions, allowing the real owners of these properties to remain unknown.

Kleptocracy Tours will shine a light on the owners, their lavish properties and the sources of their wealth. It will unmask the enablers who help bring proceeds of corruption into our countries. The tour will feature prominent anti-corruption experts – journalists, writers and investigators – as your tour guides, telling you the stories of ill-gotten wealth and answering your questions.

This inaugural tour of London will travel through Whitehall, Knightsbridge, South Kensington and its ‘Billionaire’s Row’, Hampstead, Highgate, and finish in Baker Street. Your tour guides will be:

 

Vladimir Ashurkov

Russian politician & Executive Director, Russian Anti-Corruption Foundation;

Ben Judah

journalist and author of soon-to-be-released This is London;

Mark Hollingsworth

journalist and author of Londongrad;

Chido Dunn

money-laundering investigator with Global Witness;

Oliver Bullough

journalist and author of The Last Man in Russia;

Dr. Andrew Foxall

Director of the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society;

Peter Pomeranzev

journalist and author of Nothing is True and Everything is Possible; and

Roman Borisovich

anticorruption activist and star of From Russia With Cash documentary.

 

This spectacular 3-hour journey through the heart of London will be conducted from the comfort of a luxury tour bus

at 9:30am and at 2:30pm on Thursday 4th February 2016.

If you would like to participate, please email to campaigns@clampk.org indicating your reason for attending and your preferred time of tour departure.

There are a limited number of places. Successful applicants will be informed about the exact departure details.

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