October 11, 2018

Will Fitzgibbon Edward Carver Offshore entities played a key role in a network of companies owned by a rich and powerful shrimp merchant in the African island nation of Madagascar, according to documents from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Panama Papers investigation. ICIJ collaborated with non-profit environmental science and conservation news organization Mongabay to […]

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An influential shrimp magnate in Madagascar moved millions of dollars among shell companies based in offshore tax havens, raising the possibility that one of the world’s poorest countries is missing out on important tax revenues. Aziz Ismail, 85, a French citizen born in Madagascar, bought into Madagascar’s shrimp business in 1973. His empire, known generally […]

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Panama has started sharing client data with tax authorities in dozens of countries in order to meet OECD global fiscal transparency standards and avoid being put on a blacklist. Around 660 reports from 337 financial entities make up the first automatic exchange of information made by Panama with 31 jurisdictions, under the Common Reporting Standard […]

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EQIBank, which is taking applications for accounts starting today, is courting customers from the worlds of conventional finance and blockchain, and seems to have a good grasp of both. “For the first time, customers can manage traditional and crypto assets within a single banking relationship, while accessing a comprehensive suite of services including trading, custody, […]

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“If we want to change climate change legislation, we have to break those relationships,” said Chris Garrard, a representative from Art Not Oil, a British-based coalition of environmental groups focused on the arts. But the sense of urgency isn’t shared equally across the arts, even in Europe. BP still sponsors important traditional cultural institutions such […]

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General News of Thursday, 11 October 2018 Source: ghananewsagency.org 2018-10-11 Journalists have been encouraged to help fight corruption in the country (File photo) Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, a former Chairman of the National Media Commission, has urged Journalists in the West African Sub-region to help bridge the inequality and injustice gap by exposing corruption and corrupt […]

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Heather A. ConleySenior vice president for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic; and Director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic International Studies It is not a question of being lax; it is a fundamental lack of understanding of the nature of the threat that corruption poses. For the West, the level of corruption has […]

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GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert coming to you from Baltimore. The New York Times published a major investigation into Trump’s family tax history last week. According to the New York Times, the Trump family became rich thanks to extensive tax evasion. Fred Trump, the late father of Donald Trump, […]

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