The High Court has affirmed in Glencore that legal professional privilege is not an actionable legal right capable of attracting relief, but rather, provides immunity from the exercise of power that would otherwise compel the disclosure of privileged documents. Key takeouts The High Court has handed down the eagerly awaited Glencore decision,  confirming that legal […]

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Collaborative journalism – particularly across borders – has helped re-empower journalists at a critical moment in the history of the profession, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists member and author Brigitte Alfter. For her new book on cross-border collaborative journalism, Alfter interviewed some of the pioneers of the craft, and created a step-by-step […]

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NAB recovers Rs326b from corrupt elements ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has so far recovered Rs326 billion from the corrupt elements and deposited into the national exchequer which is a record achievement as comparing to other anti-corruption organisations. According to NAB sources, the main aim of establishing the anti-graft watchdog was to eliminate the menace […]

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ISLAMABAD – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal said yesterday that the Bureau recovered Rs30 billion in last 19 months. Chairing a meeting to review overall performance of the Bureau at NAB headquarters, the NAB chairman said logical conclusion of mega corruption white collar cases was the top most priority of NAB. […]

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has so far recovered Rs 326 billion from the corrupt elements and deposited into the national exchequer. “The incumbent chairman immediately after taking over the responsibilities raised the slogans of “Accountability for All’ and ‘Faith of NAB – Corruption-Free Pakistan’ and transformed the anti-graft watchdog into a reliable and authentic […]

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Issues of German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung on the Panama Papers with illustrations by Peter M. Hoffmann depicting heads of state. CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images Ana Swanson May 5, 2016 The Obama administration announced several rules Thursday evening meant to combat tax evasion, money laundering and financial crime amid renewed scrutiny over the use of offshore accounts and […]

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The earliest instance of President Donald Trump’s name appearing in the Panama Papers has been uncovered, detailing a condo sale at the Trump Palace in New York. Investigative reporter Jake Bernstein reported his discovery on his website on Friday, revealing that some secrets of the world’s rich and powerful remain hidden among the massive trove […]

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Rizwan Shehzad | On August 17, 1988, ex-president General Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq died in a plane crash. General-turned-president Zia (literal meaning light), the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Akhtar Abdur Rehman, Pakistan’s senior army officers, Arnold Raphel, the United States Ambassador to Pakistan and Brig. Gen Herbert Wassom, US military attaché were among the […]

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ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has so far recovered Rs 326 billion from the corrupt elements and deposited into the national exchequer which is a record achievement as comparing to other anti corruption organisations. According to NAB sources, the main aim of establishing the anti graft watchdog was to eliminate the menace of corruption, recovered […]

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