Why oligarchs choose London for their dirty money | The Economist

From The Economist.

Britain is one of the best places in the world to launder dirty money. Our new film tells you why—and asks whether that’s likely to change.

00:00 – Welcome to Londongrad
01:07 – Londongrad by design: a history
04:28 – How does British law help money laundering?
06:57 – How dirty money is hidden in property
09:26 – Why Britain’s anti-corruption efforts fall short
10:49 – Does oligarch money actually benefit Britain?
12:08 – How can Britain get it right?

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Britain’s history of welcoming dirty money: https://econ.st/3FtvCHQ

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