April 3, 2018

This is the second part of this story which originally ran on March 28, 2018. Up to this point, the only person who meaningfully connects the American mafia to the Trump-Russia affair is Donald Trump, himself. Trump’s connections to the New York-based predominately Italian-American mafia are well-documented. On the Ukrainian side, there are rumors of Russian mafia […]

Merida, April 3, 2018, (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan authorities hit back at their counterparts in Panama and Switzerland this week after they approved new measures targeting Caracas. Panama’s Economic and Finance Ministry announced this past March 27 that a warning was being issued to the Central American country’s banks advising them to limit and “diligently” supervise […]

The House of Commons Treasury Select Committee has announced several tax inquiries to assess the progress made by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in tackling offshore tax evasion and in discouraging the use of tax avoidance schemes. An inquiry by the Treasury Sub-Committee intends to examine the success of U.K. tax authorities in reducing the […]

Officials from Britain’s overseas territories and Crown Dependencies said they were prepared to cooperate with the latest UK government investigation into tax evasion and avoidance, but some expressed surprise that it was felt necessary. They pointed to a raft of new regulations, including the Common Reporting Standard – an automatic information exchange regime currently coming […]

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has responded to a question posed by a European Parliamentarian regarding assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, and about accusations of money laundering by government officials and their relatives. In his question, Dutch Parliamentarian Pieter Omtzigt told the COE’s Committee of Ministers: “On 16 October 2017, Ms Daphne Caruana Galizia, […]

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On the second anniversary of the Panama Papers tax scandal, the European coalition of development and environmental non-governmental organisations, Counter Balance, urged the European Investment Bank (EIB) to develop a comprehensive and responsible taxation policy. To back its claim, Counter Balance published a report on Tuesday (3 April) that contains recommendations which – if implemented, […]

PANAMA CITY — Panama has placed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials on a watch list for money laundering. The National Commission Against Money Laundering published a resolution naming 55 people and 16 Venezuelan companies “considered high risk for money laundering” and financing terrorism. Panama’s Economy and Finance Ministry explained in a statement […]

“Corruption is on the rise due to the collusion between the politicians and people in administration (bureaucrats). There will be no progress in controlling corruption unless that unholy nexus is broken,” he said at a seminar at the ACC headquarters in Dhaka on Sunday. The Anti-Corruption Commission organised the seminar titled ‘Accountable administrative system: The […]