Telegraph: Foreign Secretary urged to strengthen laws against corrupt oligarchs

DOMINIC RAAB is being urged to use Britain’s post-Brexit sanctions regime to target kleptocrats and corrupt oligarchs who prop up authoritarian regimes. In a letter to the Foreign Secretary, John and 44 other MPs and peers warned that the Government’s existing suite of sanctions sends “the wrong signal” to those…

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The Times: Formations House leak shows need for reforms on creating companies, says anti-corruption chief

Boris Johnson’s anti-corruption champion has said that the UK must “clamp down harder” on corruption after an investigation revealed how a British company registered a global web of businesses linked to international crime gangs. John Penrose, who co-ordinates the response to corruption, said that Britain’s reputation for integrity was vital…

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