August 2018

The Guardian is pleased to announce the appointment of international footballer Eni Aluko as a new sport columnist. Aluko, who has made 102 appearances for England, joined Serie A side Juventus from Chelsea this summer. While at Chelsea, she won two league titles and two FA Cups and was named player of the year in […]

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A court in the southern port of Karachi granted on Friday interim bail to former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who is facing a money laundering trial for transferring Rs 35 billion (US$284 million) through three fake bank accounts, media reported. Asif Ali Zardari (Photo: Wikipedia)Zardari, 62 was also granted protective bail by the Islamabad […]

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In its Annual Report 2017 published on 29 August 2018, the CSSF explained this amount, which was “substantially higher than in previous years”, was mostly due to the transposition and application of European directives into Luxembourg law and which introduced further penalties for non-compliance.  Various exceptional events also swelled the numbers. In June 2017, the Edmond de […]

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S i l’acrobatie fiscale était discipline olympique, Total mériterait de récolter du 9,765 sur 10, en technique autant qu’en artistique. Certes, le pétrolier français aurait de la concurrence dans sa catégorie – d’autres grandes entreprises du CAC 40 affichent d’égales, voire de meilleures performances. Mais il figurerait à coup sûr au nombre des as de […]

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The cost of war reporting and investigative journalism is becoming prohibitive for media outlets, campaigners have warned. With internet giants like Google and Facebook soaking up advertising revenue while using the content of traditional media for free, quality journalism has been caught in a double bind, experts say. At the same time it had become […]

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–Khawaja Haris says he will not become part of ‘farcical proceedings’, as judge summons relevant parts of JIT report’s Volume 10 –Adiala jail authorities seek exemption for Nawaz’s appearance ahead of Tehreek-e-Labbaik protest ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Haris, the lead lawyer of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Thursday accused the accountability judge of tampering the record in the […]

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Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has proposed forming a high powered joint investigation team (JIT) with representatives of seven departments including the Inter-Services Intelligence  and the Military Intelligence to probe into the alleged money laundering of Rs35 billion. In its report submitted to the Supreme Court […]

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As Europe was still digesting and implementing the provisions of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive in 2016, a fresh proposal was drawn up by the European Commission for a new legislative initiative to cater for recent economic and political developments throughout the globe which demonstrated crucial loopholes in existing Anti-money laundering legislation. Of particular concern […]

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  Nega Gerbaba Tolesa, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba , August 24/2018 – On May 15, 2018 state media Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed (PhD) said  his  government was pursuing investigations on assets that were stolen extorted from the country and deposited in foreign banks. The Prime Minster informed the Federal Government Ministers in a […]

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Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has entered into a partnership with Energi Insurance Services to provide a captive insurance solution for energy clients in need of alternative insurance coverage. The captive, eCaptiv, is based in Vermont and funded by client participation. Its coverages are auto liability, general liability, excess liability, and workers compensation. Significant excess […]

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