October 2018

Red Sparrow’s Matthias Schoenaerts has joined the star-studded cast list on Steven Soderbergh’s Panama Papers feature, The Laundromat. Also joining the cast as filming kicked off this week was Jeffrey Wright (Westworld, Hold the Dark), Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live, Rick and Morty), James Cromwell  (Babe, L.A. Confidential) and Melissa Rauch (The Bronze, Big Bang Theory). It was already confirmed earlier […]

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Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury In her blog, it is written “Daphne Caruana Galizia is a journalist working in Malta. If you have any information to contribute to Running Commentary, please email Daphne Caruana Galizia in complete confidence at [email protected].” Galizia was a Maltese journalist, writer, and anti-corruption activist, who reported on political events in Malta. In particular, she focused on investigative reporting into […]

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The scale of the financial damage caused by the so-called “cum-ex” tax scandal is much higher than previously thought, according to information provided to Reuters, ARD, Die Zeit and several other news organizations. For the last few years, German authorities have been investigating hundreds of the tax fraud cases, where banks and stockbrokers rapidly traded […]

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By Jack Schickler · October 17, 2018, 4:10 PM EDT The U.K. and Ireland breached European Union law by allowing diesel fuel marked with an anti-tax-fraud dye to be used in private boats, the EU’s highest court ruled Wednesday. Ireland also… … read more at: https://www.law360.com/tax-authority/articles/1093008/uk-ireland-boat-fuel-practice-illegal-eu-court-says

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Since Donald Trump’s fortunes came surging back with the success of “The Apprentice” 14 years ago, his deals have often been scrutinized for the large number of his partners who have ventured to the very edges of the law, and sometimes beyond. Those associates have included accused money launderers, alleged funders of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard […]

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Islamabad: Former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s property in Pakistan has been confiscated and efforts to extradite him are underway, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday. “NAB has confiscated the properties,” the additional attorney general told the apex court. The development comes a day after an accountability court asked the Punjab government to confiscate three plots […]

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Ten years, no action. Laws designed to protect Australians from criminal abuse – no action. No action because of weak government and strong lobbying from real estate, lawyers and accountants. Nathan Lynch examines the consequences, such as housing affordability. THE AUSTRALIAN government has again reneged on its international commitment to pass new money laundering laws to protect […]

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Photo: ICIJ By 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 […]

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ISLAMABAD: Former finance minister Ishaq Dar‘s property in Pakistan has been confiscated and efforts to extradite him are underway, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday. “NAB has confiscated the properties,” the additional attorney general told the apex court. The development comes a day after an accountability court asked the Punjab government to confiscate three […]

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IRS, HMRC, FTS or CRA: whatever you like to call him, there’s no hiding from the taxman. No individual or institution is immune from the annual tax deadline, although many aim to reduce what they pay as much as possible through loopholes and profit redistribution schemes. When that tips over into illegal territory, though, it […]

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