September 12, 2017

Aid offered by the British government to its hurricane-battered territories in the Caribbean has been dismissed as “derisory” by a former attorney general of one of the worst-hit islands. Rupert Jones, who completed a two-year posting to Anguilla last year, suggested the government’s reluctance to commit significant aid may be motivated by embarrassment over its […]

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The rich use offshore tax havens when they live near Switzerland, are from a country stocked with natural resources, or from one wracked with political and economic instability, according to a new study from researchers looking at income inequality. The United Arab Emirates heads the list of offshore wealth havens as a proportion of GDP, […]

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The ultra-wealthy are ultra-wealthier than they may appear — at least, to their respective tax authorities. That’s because, perhaps unsurprisingly, those who exploit offshore tax shelters are not likely members of the average household, but rather those in the top one percent of the one percent of income distribution, a trend that’s increasingly concealed the severity […]

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ISLAMABAD: The children of ousted prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an application with the Supreme Court seeking a delay in the hearing of their review petitions against the Panama Papers case verdict. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and […]

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RAWALPINDI: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq on Monday announced a revolt against what he called the ‘corrupt system’, saying he is a son of a labour and does not bow down before corrupt elements. Leading the “Accountability March” being held from Lahore to Islamabad here, he said that the corrupt and drug mafias had taken Pakistan hostage, […]

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If you were a hacker trying to decide your next target, you’d likely want to pick an entity that has highly valuable and useful information that, simultaneously, lacks an effective security program. Though so many of us focus a significant portion of our in-house practices on cybersecurity and data breaches, it may not come to […]

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