On October 1, 2020, the Alliance for Securing Democracy and the European Centre of Excellence on Hybrid Threats in Helsinki hosted a virtual discussion on the threat malign financial activity poses to democracies across the transatlantic space.

Ellen Weintraub, Commissioner on the U.S. Federal Election Commission, Teija Tiilikainen, Director of the Hybrid Center of Excellence, Josh Rudolph, Malign Finance Fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy, Janne Jokinen, Senior Analyst at the Hybrid Center of Excellence, and moderator Amy Mackinnon, staff writer at Foreign Policy, discussed the vulnerabilities that authoritarian actors exploit and the steps that democracies should take to both prevent and respond to this behavior. 

See ASD’s latest report on covert foreign money here

See Hybrid CoE’s latest working paper on hybrid threats in the financial system here