Fintech Frontlines

May 14, 2024

What to do about ransomware payments

By Carole House

And why payment bans alone aren’t sufficient.

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

Event Recap

Apr 30, 2024

MENA’s economic outlook from the Atlantic Council’s IMF/World Bank Week

By Charles Johnson and JP Reppeto

Highlights from empowerME's week of events during this year's World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring meetings.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

In the News

Apr 29, 2024

Bauerle Danzman interviewed by Geoeconomic Competition podcast on outbound investment screening

Listen the full episode here.

Financial Regulation United States and Canada


Apr 28, 2024

US takes big step toward making Russia pay for Ukraine invasion

By Kira Rudik

While attention has focused on the military aspects of the new US aid package for Ukraine, the bill also includes an important step toward holding Russia financially accountable for the invasion, writes Kira Rudik.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

In the News

Apr 25, 2024

Bauerle Danzman quoted in the Washington Post on TikTok divestment bill

Read the full article here.

China Economy & Business


Apr 19, 2024

China’s Strategic Objectives in the Middle East

By Jonathan Fulton

Jonathan Fulton, nonresident senior fellow for Atlantic Council’s Middle East Programs and the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative, testifies before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on “China and the Middle East.” Video from the hearings and other testimonies can be found below. Below are his prepared remarks. The Middle East – North […]

China Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 17, 2024

Goldwyn quoted in Asharq Al-Awsat on cutting inflation in Egypt

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

New Atlanticist

Apr 14, 2024

Our experts decode policymakers’ plans for the global economy at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings

By Atlantic Council experts

Atlantic Council experts were on the ground at the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings to analyze whether the Bretton Woods institutions can guide the world through an uncertain recovery.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Apr 11, 2024

IMF head Kristalina Georgieva on how to avoid ‘the Tepid Twenties’ for the global economy

By Katherine Walla

“Making the right policy choices will define the future of the world economy,” International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said at the Atlantic Council.

China Financial Regulation
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Issue Brief

Apr 10, 2024

Standards and interoperability: The future of the global financial system

By Ananya Kumar, Alisha Chhangani, Jennifer Lassiter, and Katherine Haar

Digital assets promise enhanced efficiency, inclusion, transparency, and choice to global payments. But to fulfill this promise, the international community must first develop interoperability standards.

Digital Currencies Economy & Business