2016

  KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has made it clear that he will not forge an alliance with any corrupt political party in the upcoming general election. Addressing a press conference at the Insaf House on Saturday, Imran said his party would be on the streets before the next general election and “will […]

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More than ever before, these articles pulled the curtain back on how an estimated $100 billion in undeclared money has been siphoned from Canada into offshore tax havens. Since the first investigations were published, the federal government has invested almost $500 million in the Canada Revenue Agency aimed at tougher tax enforcement, launched investigations into […]

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From the Panama Papers to the impeachments of the presidents of Brazil and South Korea, 2016 was a year marked by corruption scandals, and by rising public outrage over graft. The question is, will that translate into a lasting demand for cleaner politics? “A new phenomenon” is being seen, said Jose Ugaz, a renowned Peruvian […]

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Wyoming and Nevada lawmakers will consider legislation early in 2017 to tighten rules that have allowed foreigners to incorporate in their states and hide assets. An investigation in 2016 exposed that several U.S. states, including Delaware, allow non-U.S. residents to create shell companies that shield their identities and money. There are legitimate reasons for seeking […]

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30 December, 2016 USA State Dept expelled 35 Russian diplomats Rise above mutual differences and work in the interest of Pakistan:Nawaz Sharif CPEC to include three Sindh development projects USA State Dept expelled 35 Russian diplomats Eight terrorists death sentences confirmed by Qamer Bajwa Imran Khan ready to join grand alliance on the Panama Papers […]

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By Michael Hudson, Will Fitzgibbon, Emilia Díaz-Struck and Sol Lauría WASHINGTON, USA (ICIJ) — In June 2000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced a blacklist of 35 “non-cooperative” jurisdictions – including Liechtenstein, The Bahamas and Panama – that were helping corporations and individuals sidestep taxes. If they didn’t change their ways, the […]

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  KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said the PTI would take to the streets against the government if they would not get justice. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is ready to join any grand alliance for the accountability of Panama Papers Scam and corruption, PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Thursday. Kaptaan said, […]

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KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan said on Thursday that his party was ready to support the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and other opposition parties if they launch a movement against the government on the Panama Papers issue. He said the PPP had so far not contacted the PTI for launching an anti-government movement; however, […]

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A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here. Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: The Odebrecht bribery machine is sputtering: Panama said it would cancel a contract, […] […]

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By Michael Hudson, Will Fitzgibbon, Emilia Díaz-Struck and Sol Lauría WASHINGTON, USA (ICIJ) — In June 2000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced a blacklist of 35 “non-cooperative” jurisdictions – including Liechtenstein, The Bahamas and Panama – that were helping corporations and individuals sidestep taxes. If they didn’t change their ways, the […]

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Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, the former PM of Iceland who was toppled from power following revelations connected to the Panama Papers scandal earlier this year has written an open letter in today’s edition of our sister publication Morgunblaðið demanding a formal apology from the director of national broadcasting service, RÚV.  He demands the apology for RÚV’s […]

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During an election year, any story has to compete for attention with the all-consuming race for the White House. But the public always has an appetite for a good scandal, and plenty of misdeeds on the part of the global business class were able to break into the headlines over the past 12 months. Whether […]

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