March 15, 2018

21:02, March 15, 2018 The infamous Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca, which was implicated in the Panama Papers scandal, announced Thursday it will be shutting down after 40 years of operations because of the firm’s ruined reputation as a result of the leaks. The Panama Papers was a leak of 11.5 million documents detailing client-attorney financial records […]

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Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The killing of a journalist in a central European country of Slovakia has now led to the collapse of the government there. The journalist was murdered together with his fiancee after reporting on corruption by foreign businessmen in Slovakia. Some of them were alleged […]

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After five years of Labour in government Malta is now a more crowded, bustling and noisy place where post-materialist concerns on the environment, immigration, quality of life and good governance are eclipsing bread and butter issues. This represents an epochal shift in people’s concerns when compared to the last days of the Gonzi administration where […]

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Bribery: The royal commission investigating bank misconduct in Australia heard testimony involving a bribery ring. (Guardian) Deferred-prosecution agreements in the U.K. aren’t cozy. (FCPABlog) A Thai tycoon denied new charges of wildlife poaching and bribery. (BP, Nation) Local cases: Indonesian authorities arrested court officials in a bribery case. A Perth, Australia city council aide pleaded guilty […]

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In a recent decision by the B.C. Supreme Court, Tony and Helen Samaroo were awarded nearly $1.7 million in damages to be paid by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) after Justice Robert Punnett found that the CRA engaged in malicious prosecution when investigating the Nanaimo, B.C. couple for tax evasion. The two owned a nightclub/motel/restaurant […]

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Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm at the center of the “Panama Papers” scandal, said on Wednesday it was shutting down due to the economic and reputational damage inflicted by its role in the global tax evasion debacle. The so-called Panama Papers, which consist of millions of documents stolen from Mossack Fonseca and leaked to […]

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Panama City: The law firm at the heart of the “Panama Papers” global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced on Thursday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities. “Reputational deterioration, the media campaign, the financial consequences and irregular actions by some Panamanian […]

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A Panamanian law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal has announced it is shutting down. The directors of Mossack Fonseca blamed the economic and reputational damage inflicted by its role in the global tax evasion debacle for the closure. Leaked files from the company were the basis of the Panama Papers investigation […]

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