Stale Thinking and Inaction Threatens G7 Illicit Finance Commitments

By Tom Keatinge and Maria Nizzero
26 July 2022

G7 countries have long proved to be attractive destinations for dirty money thanks to widely exploited vulnerabilities in their defences, limited capacity of enforcement agencies, and the complacency – or wilful lack of compliance – of intermediaries (often referred to as ‘enablers’). In spite of repeated commitments on paper – such as those made at the Summit for Democracy in December 2021 and last year’s G7 interior and security commitments under the UK presidency – these shortcomings remain and have yet to be addressed in practice by G7 members.


July 26, 2022|Blog|