Follow the Money: Offshore Finance, Russia and Beyond

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism (2950 Broadway at 116th St), Entry Floor, East Wing

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism for the panel “Follow the Money: Offshore Finance, Russia and Beyond.”

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Revelations from the Panama Papers attest to the global influence of a hidden offshore realm that drives many of the world’s financial transactions and wealth management strategies. Leading academics and investigative reporters increasingly are applying innovative research techniques and data analysis tools to better understand how these complex structures operate and affect global markets. “Follow the Money: Offshore Finance, Russia and Beyond” brings together three experts whose diverse professional experiences provide unique contributions to better comprehending the research methodologies and reporting related to this important global phenomenon.   


Irina Malkova, Editor-in-Chief of the Russian online newspaper Republic and the Harriman Institute’s 2017 Paul Klebnikov Russian Civil Society Fellow.

Giannina Segnini, Director of the Data Concentration Program at the Columbia School of Journalism.

Jason Sharman, Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge and author of “The Despot’s Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption.” Mr. Sharman is a leading expert in the study of international corruption and money laundering.  

Moderated by Alexander Cooley, Director of the Harriman Institute.

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