Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. Nov. 01, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Deutsche Bank conundrum: Sure, we're under investigation for connections to the Russian Mob, but should we keep selling real estate to Mobsters with ties to sanctioned Russian banks? Hmm... 

"On one hand, these guys are straight-up Soviet-holdover-Mobsters tied to the sanctioned VTB and Gazprom, but on the other!"


"Technically, we sold it to a Delaware LLC!" should be considered the scariest sentence in all of finances these days. Not so for intrepid Deutsche Bank!

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