October 2, 2018

The economy is great right now, haven’t you heard? Unemployment is near a record low, stocks are trading high, and jobs are so plentiful that even Amazon is raising its lowest wage to $15 an hour nationwide, at least in part to attract workers. Presiding over it all is Donald Trump, who won the presidency […]

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Illustration: John Shakespeare Photo: When former NSW Labor general secretary Jamie Clements was found guilty of unlawfully handing electoral roll information to a union boss in May 2017, head office said it would “quickly move” to expel him from the party. But he’s still a member, which is no mean feat, considering the matter of […]

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By Joshua Rosenberg Law360 (October 2, 2018, 5:35 PM EDT) — A group of investors and academics have called on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to institute rules that would require publicly traded companies to provide greater transparency when reporting their… … read more at: https://www.law360.com/securities/articles/1088639/investors-call-on-sec-to-require-tax-reporting-transparency

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Amy Wilson-Chapman The risky business of investigative reporting for whistleblowers and reporters is at the heart of the latest Panama Papers documentary. “(I wanted) to tell a story that touched on some of the big, the really big macro issues that we’re facing and income inequality. How do journalists get the truth out and speak […]

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The Egrant magisterial inquiry carried out by Magistrate Aaron Bugeja cost over €1.2 million in professional services. This was revealed in a parliamentary question today put to the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government Owen Bonnici by Government MP Clayton Bartolo. The largest proportion of the costs amounting to just over €1 million were […]

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Martin Cheek (pictured) is managing director of SmartSearch The European Commission proposed last week that there should be an EU-level agency to put pressure on national banking supervisors to investigate allegations of money laundering. If given the go-ahead, the new plans see the European Banking Authority (EBA) given extra powers to impose sanctions on banks […]

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