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David Fein to Discuss Money Laundering and Environmental Crimes at German Ministry of Finance Event

Litigation special counsel David Fein will discuss illicit financial flows from environmental crime at “Money Laundering from Environmental Crime - How to maintain momentum to follow the money?” The event, hosted by the German Ministry of Finance, will explore ways to interrupt the illegal exploitation and trade in natural resources, and the recommendations laid out by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in its 2021 “Money Laundering from Environmental Crimes” report.

Joining David will be Ghada Waly, director-general/executive director of the United Nations Office at Vienna/United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Miriam Hinostroza, head of the Global Climate Action Unit, Energy & Climate Branch, United Nations Environment Programme; Xolisile Khanyile, director of South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre and chair of the Egmont Group; and Juhani Grossmann, team leader, Green Corruption Programme, Basel Institute of Governance. Dr. Marcus Pleyer, former FATF president and current deputy director general of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Finance, will moderate.

The free event will be held virtually on November 9 at 5:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. GMT. A video of the panel will be available for streaming following the event.

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