2019

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Strata Data Conference – Neo4j, the leader in graph databases, announced today that the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) has been honored as a finalist for the Strata Data Awards for its Neo4j implementation. DZDconnect, the DZD’s graph database implementation combines research data sources from genetics, epigenetics and metabolic pathways with data from clinical […]

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A recent European Commission report on Malta warned that the country had made “limited progress in addressing the 2018 Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) concerning money laundering, corruption and financial supervision.” A European Parliament report meanwhile described “systemized and serious deficiencies” in the rule of law in Malta, while a police investigation in Italy has alleged that the Sicilian […]

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US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election did not find that President Donald Trump committed a crime but also does not exonerate him, according to a summary of Mueller’s findings released on Sunday. Mueller, who spent nearly two years investigating allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 election to help […]

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Attorney General William Barr was expected to release his first summary of Mueller’s findings on Sunday. WASHINGTON — Democrats are pressing for full disclosure of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation and vowing to use subpoena powers and other legal means if necessary to get it. Attorney General William Barr was expected […]

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25 Mar 2019 | 10:03 AM United Nations, Mar 25 (UNI) Tuberculosis is not only the world’s top infectious killer, it is also the leading cause of deaths among people with HIV and a major cause of antimicrobial resistance-related deaths, the United Nations health agency said on World Tuberculosis Day. see more.. … read more […]

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Mention offshore finance, and you might think of billionaire tycoons hiding their riches. Accounts in the British Virgin Islands or Panama seem especially sinister when hundreds of reporters spend months scouring 13.4 million documents, which are then given a cinematic-sounding name like the Paradise Papers. The reality, however, can be more banal and even legitimate. The positive impact […]

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The Tax Justice Network-Africa makes a damning observation: “…economic inequality is perpetuated by among other things, non-inclusive, inequitable and unaccountable tax systems characteristic of most countries in Africa.” TJN-A’s argument is that governments are increasingly employing consumption taxes like VAT (regressive taxes) so as to take advantage of the growing informal sector. However, these regressive taxes […]

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Attorney General William Barr was expected to release his first summary of Mueller’s findings on Sunday. WASHINGTON — Democrats are pressing for full disclosure of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation and vowing to use subpoena powers and other legal means if necessary to get it. Attorney General William Barr was expected […]

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St Joseph tradition The smell of żeppoli filled the air in Rabat on Tuesday, as the locality marked the feast of St Joseph. The traditional deep-fried choux pastry balls stuffed with ricotta are closely associated with the yearly celebration. What made the headlines ‘Backlash at journalists following Panama Papers’: Malta is among a few countries […]

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Non-governmental organisation Repubblika filed a court application demanding an inquiry into the Panama Papers, on Friday. In a statement the NGO said that it listed several legal provisions which they were alleging that were breached by the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Keith Schembri and Minister Konrad Mizzi. The NGO explained that the information on […]

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Before we dive in-depth into how blockchain in finance is transforming our society and how it will reshape the future of money, banking and the financial industry, let’s take a step back and discuss what blockchain is. What is Blockchain? Look at blockchain the same way you see an accounting ledger. However, while our current […]

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First off, let’s be clear. By no means should you dare to imagine that tuna ranching in the Mediterranean has anything to do with money laundering or South American offshore accounts. Hannibal Fisheries Ltd just happens to be so named in the same way that the rich waters of Hannibal Bank (off Panama) are famed […]

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