June 2018

Coventry University is investing in research excellence. Our journey continues with additional investment of 100 million pounds in research, with a total spend of 150 million pounds on our estate and facilities. Our team of leading academics has developed a significant portfolio of high impact research, and we are gaining momentum as a world-class,innovative institution.  The […]

Two years after the Panama Papers rocked the offshore financial system, a fresh document leak from the law firm Mossack Fonseca reveals new offshore details about an array of global elites, including soccer superstar Lionel Messi, the Argentine president’s family and a former senior Kuwaiti official convicted of looting his country’s social security system. The […]

NEW DELHI: The government’s multi-agency group (MAG), set up by the finance ministry in April 2016 to probe foreign assets of Indians, has initiated investigations into fresh details emerging out of the Panama paper leaks. A press note issued by the central board of direct taxes (CBDT) on Thursday said the MAG has already investigated […]

Who was Winnie Mandela, South Africa’s ‘Mother of the Nation?’ 02.04.2018 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, has died aged 81. She fought alongside her husband against the country’s apartheid regime, but was not without controversy. … read more at: https://www.dw.com/en/aicha-macky-from-niger-nelson-mandela-is-a-man-of-peace/av-44469720

EVERY penny counts, they say. Hence, the estimate by Transparency International Malaysia (TIM) that Malaysia lost nearly RM46.9bil in 2017 alone due to the corruption within the public sector is nothing less than alarming. For context, the amount, which is higher than the RM44bil collected last year via the now-zerorised goods and services tax (GST), […]

Pakistan’s anti-graft watchdog, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), has approached Interpol about extraditing deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz, from London, NAB chief confirmed on Thursday, Pakistan Today reported. Former Prime Minister Nawaz SharifThe brothers were requested to appear before the court in 2017 due to their alleged involvement in money […]

Two of the suspects in the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia were charged with money laundering on Wednesday, the Times of Malta reported. The brothers claimed to be unemployed, yet lived lavishly with luxury boats and cars.   Malta Police handoutInvestigators had noticed inconsistencies between their finances and lifestyle but George and Alfred Degiorgio, […]

By Siri Bulusu Tax authorities from the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands have created an international enforcement group to fight crime and speed up responses to financial data dumps like the Panama Papers. The formation of the group comes after the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s call for countries to share […]

Razzan Nakhlawi ICIJ’s Deputy Director Marina Walker Guevara will be honored this Fourth of July by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for her contributions to journalism. The organization selected Argentina-born Walker Guevara alongside 37 other naturalized citizens for the “Great Immigrants, Great Americans” tribute. Andrew Carnegie, the namesake of the organization, was a 19th-century American steel […]

Avenfield reference: Maryam, Safdar’s counsel says JIT misled courts ISLAMABAD: Counsel for Maryam Nawaz and Captain (R) Muhammad Safdar, Amjad Pervez while forwarding final arguments in the Avenfield apartments corruption reference on Thursday said the joint investigation team (JIT) formed to probe the Panama Papers issue has not only misled the Supreme Court of Pakistan […]

Ag Agencies LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said his party will never make an alliance with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) for making a government after winning the upcoming general election. Talking to a private news channel, he said corruption was behind all problems in the country and […]

By Gina Conheady Gina Conheady is a Partner in the Corporate and MA practice and Head of AL Goodbody’s San Francisco Office. Gina advises US companies on EU and Irish corporate law, with a principal focus on international expansion, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, international corporate reorganisations and corporate governance. Gina works with a wide range […]