April 13, 2018

The always-busy Steven Soderbergh will next direct The Laundromat, a drama about the 2016 Panama Papers data leak. An indie darling in the ’90s and a maker of blockbuster heist movies in the ’00s, Steven Soderbergh has lately evolved into one of the most eclectic, innovative and impossible to pin down directors in all of Hollywood. […]

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Nawaz Sharif’s life-time disqualification from politics comes as no surprise for Pakistan observers. The three-time former prime minister was ousted on corruption allegations in July of last year. Earlier this year, Sharif was barred from his Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) party’s presidency, after which he handed over the party’s rein to his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif. […]

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In Brazil, where independent judges have exercised a direct impact on the electoral process, have they not opened the way to extremist rabble-rousers like the conservative candidate Jair Bolsonaro, while simultaneously making the country ungovernable? And are the calls for an internationally supported truth commission on corruption and human rights violations in Mexico a symptom […]

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The director of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, Kenneth Farrugia, declined to say if a report on Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi was given to the police, insisting he could not comment on specific cases. “It’s case specific, we cannot answer, so I cannot tell you that,” Mr Farrugia said when asked by the Times of […]

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The law firm at the heart of the “Panama Papers” global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced Wednesday 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 authorities have caused […]

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The always-busy Steven Soderbergh will next direct The Laundromat, a drama about the 2016 Panama Papers data leak. An indie darling in the ’90s and a maker of blockbuster heist movies in the ’00s, Steven Soderbergh has lately evolved into one of the most eclectic, innovative and impossible to pin down directors in all of Hollywood. […]

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The Mossack Fonseca office in Panama City. ‘Panama Papers’ law firm announces that it is closing down Panama Papers: More witnesses record statements against Nawaz Sharif Panama Papers: Enforcement Directorate may issue notices to 40 firms EXACTLY TWO years after the release of the Panama Papers in April… read more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/undisclosed-income-in-panama-papers-now-over-rs-1000-crore-i-t-5135408/

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Former Mongolian prime ministers Saikhanbileg Chimed and Sanjaagiin Bayar were both detained on April 11 by the country’s anti-graft authorities as part of an investigation into allegations of corrupt mining payments. The probe concerns Mongolia’s flagship Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine, located in the Gobi desert. Over the weekend former finance minister Bayartsogt Sangajav […]

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In Brazil, where independent judges have exercised a direct impact on the electoral process, have they not opened the way to extremist rabble-rousers like the conservative candidate Jair Bolsonaro, while simultaneously making the country ungovernable? And are the calls for an internationally supported truth commission on corruption and human rights violations in Mexico a symptom […]

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