Oliver Bullough

Oliver Bullough

Oliver Bullough is an award-winning journalist and author who writes Coda’s oligarchy newsletter, and specializes in writing about financial crime. His journalism appears in the Guardian, the New York Times, GQ magazine, BBC radio and elsewhere. His latest book was Butler to the World, which was longlisted for the FT business book of the year. He lives near Hay-on-Wye, and is currently working on a new book about money laundering.

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Governments outsource sanctions enforcement to private industry to mixed results
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Building new capital cities is a sop for kleptocracy
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Russian oligarchs are more connected to the Kremlin than previously thought
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Corruption threatens war gains in Ukraine
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An oligarch’s arrest exposes how criminals can hide on a slither of silicon
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Europe slides toward US-style corporate ownership rules, enabling corruption and scams
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Europe’s highest court upends anti-corruption efforts by finding the right to anonymously own a company
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The fall of crypto takes down ‘effective altruism’
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The new Saudi city exerting a gravitational force on global morality
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Musk-owned Twitter echoes an earlier oligarch takeover of British newspapers