August 2018

The prime minister has declared retrieval of the hidden offshore assets as his topmost priority. PHOTO: EXPRESS ISLAMABAD: Amid legal and administrative hindrances, Prime Minister Imran Khan has given an ambitious deadline of two weeks to a task force set up to recover unlawfully acquired foreign assets by suggesting a way forward for expeditious retrieval of […]

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LONDON – In another blunt commentary, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Friday that the corrupt elements could escape but only for a few days before they are finally apprehended. Talking to the media in London where he arrived on a three-day tour, the outspoken president said he stands by his 2016 statement in which he had […]

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Eind vorig jaar lekten bijna 7 miljoen documenten uit bij het Britse advocatenkantoor Appleby. Ook de BMI, die Belgische bedrijven steunt in hun internationale expansie, kwam daarin voor. Ze had een constructie opgezet op de Britse Maagdeneilanden. Dat veroorzaakte heel wat verontwaardiging, aangezien de meerderheid van het bedrijf in handen is van de Belgische staat […]

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The Police Force has been accused of inaction when it comes to government corruption incessantly since the outbreak of the Panama Papers and, in most cases, that criticism has been justified and this newspaper has been at the forefront of demands for real investigations. But when the police actually do investigate, there are so many […]

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Financial Crime Wave – Bank freezes $5 billion in Russian funds, Feds hit Venezuelan ring, and more 2 hours ago   (0 Comments) Posted by: Brian Monroe By Brian Monroebmonroe@acfcs.orgAugust 26, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Credit Freeze freezes $5 billion related to Russian sanctions designations, U.S. investigators target millions in assets linked to […]

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The Police Force has been accused of inaction when it comes to government corruption incessantly since the outbreak of the Panama Papers and, in most cases, that criticism has been justified and this newspaper has been at the forefront of demands for real investigations. But when the police actually do investigate, there are so many […]

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Le CEO de la Société Belge d’Investissement International a démissionné dans la foulée des révélations des Paradise Papers sur l’évasion fiscale, rapporte vendredi De Tijd. Fin de l’année passée, des milliers de documents ont fuité du cabinet d’avocats britannique Appleby. La Société Belge d’Investissement International, qui soutient les entreprises dans leur expansion à l’étranger, figurait […]

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Deadline for conclusion of proceedings in graft references lapsed on Saturday. FILE PHOTOS ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has sought more time from the Supreme Court to conduct the trial on the references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against members of the Sharif family. Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik has written a letter to the top […]

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De CEO van de Belgische Maatschappij voor Internationale Investeringen (BMI) heeft ontslag genomen in de nasleep van de Paradise Papers. Dat staat vrijdag in De Tijd. Eind vorig jaar lekten bijna zeven miljoen documenten uit bij het Britse advocatenkantoor Appleby. Ook de BMI, die Belgische bedrijven steunt in hun internationale expansie, kwam daarin voor. Ze […]

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Bloomberg/Copenhagen Danish politicians are so shocked by the sheer magnitude of financial misdeeds committed under their watch that they say they need longer to work on legislation intended to keep bankers honest.A proposal outlining tougher penalties for money laundering, which had been due during parliament’s spring session, now won’t see the light of day until […]

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Colombia’s newly-appointed finance minister, Alberto Carrasquilla, just one week after proposing to tax lower class incomes, has proposed to introduce a new sales tax on essential food products. RELATED: Report: Colombian Authorities Complicit in ‘Systematic’ Violence Against Social Leaders The poor and more than 50 percent of working-class Colombians who earn the monthly minimum wage of […]

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