Photo: Premium Times By Will Fitzgibbon A Namibian lawyer filed a lawsuit against The Namibian newspaper over Panama Papers-related stories that linked him to companies used by an alleged Mafia kingpin and others. Henner Diekmann, who specialises in foreign investments in Namibia, alleges that two stories published in 2016 and 2017 as part of The […]

by

On 18 September 2018, the Dutch government released its Budget 2019 containing the Tax Plan for 2019, which includes some significant amendments to Dutch tax laws. The basis of the Tax Plan was laid down in the newly elected government’s coalition agreement of October 2017, whereby parties agreed to a comprehensive tax reform in the […]

by

The amount the Revenue makes from criminal investigations has increased by 31% over the past five years From 2013 to 2014 HMRC made an average of £1.1m per investigation. That rose to £1.9m in both 2015/16 and 2016/17 and increased to £2.5m last year, according to accountancy group UHY Hacker Young. “HMRC has vast swathes […]

by

• WILL FITZGIBBONA NAMIBIAN lawyer filed a lawsuit against The Namibian newspaper over Panama Papers-related stories that linked him to companies used by an alleged Mafia kingpin and others. Henner Diekmann, who specialises in foreign investments in Namibia, alleges that two stories published in 2016 and 2017 as part of The Namibian‘s
 coverage of the […]

by

    Islamabad, Sep 20 (PTI) “Nawaz Sharif will be in and out of jail,” a senior Pakistani minister said Thursday, downplaying the release of the ousted prime minister from jail on bail in a corruption case.    Fawad Chaudhry, Minister of Information in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Cabinet, pointed out that Sharif had only secured bail, not been […]

by

Some of America’s most prominent environmentalist groups are secretly investing in oil and natural gas, even as they publicly push groups to divest from fossil fuels. That’s the takeaway from an explosive new report from NBC. These organizations aren’t merely hypocritical — they’re actively harming the environment. By urging others to deprive energy firms of capital, […]

by

Islamabad: There was no “deal” between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members after a top court suspended their sentences in a corruption case, a senior Pakistani minister has asserted. The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the jail sentences of […]

by

During his time with the publication, MacAskill has been chief political correspondent, diplomatic editor, Washington bureau chief, New York-based reporter, and defence and intelligence correspondent, as well as part of the Guardian team who won a Pulitzer Prize for our coverage of the Edward Snowden story. When did you decide to become a journalist? The […]

by

Demanding we all seek the same “uplifting, positive vision” of he EU he told the with the Washington Post: “Europe needs to go from being seen as a bore, a bureaucracy, a technical project, to being what it is; a grand, inspiring idea”. The pro-EU veteran rocker has been using his fame to subject Britons […]

by

Following is the chronology of the major events leading to the arrest and release of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif: April 4, 2016: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism publishes the Panama Papers, exposing tax evasion by the world’s elite through off-shore accounts and shell companies. The documents include the name of the Sharif […]

by

19:53, September 21, 2018 The UK’s National Crime Agency has opened a criminal investigation into a UK-registered company suspected of having been involved in the Danske Bank multi-billion money-laundering scandal, The Financial Timesreported.    The agency did not reveal the name of the company but the paper wrote it was a UK-registered limited liability partnership or […]

by

Efimova was a trove of information. According to Caruana Galizia, the documents showed that much of Pilatus’s capital came from four leading members of the Azeri regime including Leyla Aliyeva, daughter of Ilham Aliyev, the president. There were accounts in the names of a number of leading Labour party figures, including Michelle Muscat, wife of […]

by

Following is the chronology of the major events leading to the arrest and imminent release of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif: April 4, 2016: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism publishes the Panama Papers, exposing tax evasion by the world’s elite through off-shore accounts and shell companies. The documents include the name of the […]

by