Shepherd or stray sheep?
On 24th March 2021, the Joffe Trust convened an expert panel discussion on the UK’s role in fighting illicit finance. Download a short report here.
The five speakers were:
- Khadija Sharifa, Organised Crime & Corruption Reporting Project
- Gary Kalman, Transparency International US
- Justine Greening, Social Mobility Pledge
- Kirsty McNeil, Save the Children UK & Crack the Crises
- Ryan Shorthouse, Bright Blue
Participants discussed how Britain continues to be a global centre for dirty money. The US has shown how change is possible (even under the Trump adminstration) and is now moving to a global leadership position. While illicit finance is not a high priority for the current UK government, there is scope to make progress by connecting to their priorities.
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