Tag Archives: Opaque

Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions

Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions

Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions Companies linked to two Russian oligarchs exploited the opaqueness of the art world to buy high-value art, bypassing U.S. sanctions, according to a report by the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that was published on Wednesday. American companies are barred from …

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Cardinal Pell’s Acquittal Was as Opaque as His Sexual Abuse Trial

Cardinal Pell’s Acquittal Was as Opaque as His Sexual Abuse Trial

SYDNEY, Australia — Cardinal George Pell walked out of prison on Tuesday after Australia’s highest court reversed his 2018 conviction for molesting two choirboys decades earlier — liberating the most senior Roman Catholic cleric to ever face trial over child sexual abuse. The world may never be able to assess whether the court’s reasoning was sound. The panel of seven …

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