March 13, 2018

Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone is in an increasing amount of trouble in the Russia investigation, it would seem. What’s less clear is how much his trouble might ensnare President Trump. The Washington Post’s Tom Hamburger, Josh Dawsey, Carol D. Leonnig and Shane Harris just dropped a big report on previously unknown alleged contacts between Stone and WikiLeaks […]

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A consultation paper titled Reviewing Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing regime (Paper) was released in February, which could potentially have broad implications for Canada’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) regime. The Paper is driven by a number of factors, including the requirement in the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) that the administration […]

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European Union finance ministers on Tuesday backed transparency measures requiring financial advisors, accountants, lawyers and banks to report “potentially aggressive tax planning arrangements” used by their clients. The rules, which are due to come into force on July 1, 2020, are part of an effort by the bloc to shut down corporate ploys to shift profits […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday decided to conduct complaint verification of alleged corruption in the ‘Billion Tree Tsunami Project’ against the department concerned of the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. A meeting of NAB, presided over by its chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal, also decided to initiate a fresh complaint verification against former […]

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A consultation paper titled Reviewing Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing regime (Paper) was released in February, which could potentially have broad implications for Canada’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF) regime. The Paper is driven by a number of factors, including the requirement in the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) that the administration […]

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TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The seizure of the luxury yacht Equanimity at Benoa Harbor, Bali, is a slap in the face for the government of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. Thought to have been bought from the proceeds of embezzlement from the government investment institution 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the yacht was seized by Indonesian police acting […]

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Brussels is preparing to add three jurisdictions to its so-called tax haven blacklist  – just days after Bahrain, the Marshall Islands and Saint Lucia were removed from the draft list. According to a report by Reuters, based on what it said was a document seen by its journalists, the Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands and […]

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To the Stanford Board of Trustees: Over the past few months, we have become deeply concerned about the revelations of the Paradise Papers and, more recently, Stanford’s latest tax returns. In principle, we agree with President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell that the “endowment at Stanford provides essential support for our core academic mission, including research, […]

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To the Stanford Board of Trustees: Over the past few months, we have become deeply concerned about the revelations of the Paradise Papers and, more recently, Stanford’s latest tax returns. In principle, we agree with President Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Drell that the “endowment at Stanford provides essential support for our core academic mission, including research, […]

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