Episode 11: Active Financial Measures


In a season that has highlighted key existing financial crime policy areas in order to ascertain their current effectiveness, this final episode explores a major challenge that the world underestimated.

It is one that initially lacked a cohesive policy response, and which now poses an urgent global threat. CFCS’s Alanna Putze is joined by Julia Friedlander of the Atlantic Council and journalist Edward Lucas to explore the ‘active financial measures’ that malign actors use to corrode trust in democracy. With Russia as the prime example, they ask if the US, the UK and the entire free world possess the policy leadership and strategic vision required to safeguard global democracy at this crucial moment.

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