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Financial Integrity Institute

Our mission is to advance financial integrity globally by conducting and promoting at the highest standards research, education and professional excellence in anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, targeted sanctions, anti-corruption and international tax evasion policies and practices.


Director talks AML at international conferences and in media reports

Jan 3, 2017
Professor Richard Gordon, Director of the Financial Integrity Institute, gave seven presentations on anti-money laundering and related topics during several international conferences. He is also quoted in a recent articles in The Wall Street Journal and The American Lawyer. 

Institute leaders elected to ACAMS board

Nov 30, 2016
Professor Juscelino Colares, Deputy Director, and Nancy Pratt, Executive Director, were elected to the board of the Northern Ohio Chapter of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). 
Prof. Colares discusses Olympics and corruption in Brazil on panel

Prof. Colares discusses Olympics and corruption in Brazil on panel

Jul 26, 2016
Professor Juscelino F. Colares, the Schott-van den Eyden Professor of Business Law who is also Brazilian-born, served as a panelist in the City Club/Happy Dog (West)/Cleveland Council of World Affairs program, titled Brazil--Corruption, Impeachment and the Rio Olympics.
Panama Papers and the Brazil President’s impeachment

Panama Papers and the Brazil President’s impeachment

Jun 16, 2016
The Presidential corruption scandal in Brazil and the Panama Papers, a leak of 11 million files from one of the world’s largest offshore law firms, are two of the most pressing issues in international law this spring. In this video series, Professors Richard Gordon and Juscelino Colares share their expertise.

Professor Gordon’s article on international money laundering exceeds 1,500 downloads

May 31, 2016
Professor Richard Gordon’s article, “Moving Money: International Financial Flows, Taxes & Money Laundering,” has been downloaded 1,556 as of June 1.  Few articles in SSRN ever get that kind of attention.  
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