December 2016

This year saw the release of the biggest leak of documents in history, when the Panama Papers were made public. Eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. They revealed in detail how parts of the offshore industry work. We asked you what stories over […]

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2016 rocked by corruption scandals Panama City, Panama | AFP | 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 […]

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This year saw the release of the biggest leak of documents in history, when the Panama Papers were made public. Eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. They revealed in detail how parts of the offshore industry work. We asked you what stories over […]

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SWABI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan reiterated to protest against ‘corrupt rulers’ in case the Supreme Court (SC) does not serve justice over the Panama Papers scandal. “We approached all state institutions and were denied justice. We then turned to the Supreme Court and if it fails to provide justice, I will take to […]

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PANAMA CITY: 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 […]

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From the Panama Papers to the impeachments of 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 lawyer […]

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Behind the simplest handbag, pair of trainers or item of clothing could be a complex web of money laundering and criminal gangs. Criminal groups launder drug money through the purchase of legitimate goods which they then on sell. Scams like this are seen all over the world, with trade used to legitimise dirty money. According […]

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* Bank fined $180 mln for AML violations, lax Panama oversight * Taiwan prosecutors gathering documents for local probe * Mega Financial chairman says bank didn’t launder money * Says bank failed to declare a rejected suspicious remittance (Adds travel ban on Mega Financial’s ex-chief, assistance of current chief) By Liang-Sa Loh and J.R. Wu […]

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PANAMA CITY: 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 […]

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David Rivkin of Debevoise Plimpton. The International Bar Association last week formed a post-Panama Papers task force on lawyers and money laundering—an initiative launched by David Rivkin, the IBA’s first U.S. president in a quarter century. Rivkin, a partner at Debevoise Plimpton, has launched so many initiatives, the IBA has lost count. But as his […]

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