January 2019

News Analysis | According to local media reports a special medical board which was constituted for overseeing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s health conducted his detailed examination at Kot Lakhpat Jail on Wednesday. It is important to mention here that the medical board, which was formed on January 25 by the Punjab government, comprises cardiac […]

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A daily roundup of corruption news from across the web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here. Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery Russia proposed easing rules against corruption and bribery, saying they are […] […]

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Before the 2016 election, Western nations’ worst cyberattack nightmare involved sabotage of the electric grid. Meanwhile, the top digital fear among Russians was propaganda campaigns, according to Lincoln Pigman, an Oxford postgraduate researcher who studies the history of Moscow’s political posture on cybersecurity. Why it matters: The idea for the online information campaign that rolled […]

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PHOTO: REUTERS VALETTA, MALTA: A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU’s smallest state are branded traitors. The windswept field where the mother-of-three’s burnt-out car ended up on October 16, 2017, has become a monument to […]

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It’s been less than a year since Christian Sewing took over from John Cryan as CEO of Germany’s biggest bank over growing dissatisfaction with respect to the progress of a turnaround plan that began way back in 2016 and which was showing little sign of returning the bank to sustainable levels of profitability. John Cryan […]

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Weltkonzerne und Superreiche entledigen sich auf dreiste Weise ihrer gesellschaftlichen Verantwortung. In den Steueroasen dieser Welt sind irdische Zwänge wie aufgehoben. Nicolas Richter, 1973 in Genf geboren, leitet das Ressort Investigative Recherche der Süddeutschen Zeitung. Zuvor war er US-Korrespondent und berichtete von Washington aus unter anderem über den Aufstieg Donald Trumps. Von 2009 bis 2012 […]

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday charged four people, including one U.S. citizen, with an array of financial crimes in connection to the Panama Papers, the 2016 leak of documents involving various powerful people around the globe. Richard Gaffey, a U.S. citizen; Ramses Owens, 50, of Panama; and Dirk Brauer, 54, and Harald Joachim Von […]

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A Bloomberg report published this Thursday indicates that Deutsche Bank may be forced to merge with rival firm Commerzbank. The news comes after a dismal few years for the German banking giant. Asia Trading Summit – The Leading Investment Event in China A group of analysts polled recently by Deutsche Bank said that the firm […]

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On the election trail in 2016, Donald Trump promised tax reforms to tempt major US companies back onshore and “bring back trillions of dollars from American businesses that is now parked overseas”. As the first anniversary of his election victory looms this week, Trump and fellow Republicans are trying to drive those tax reforms through […]

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The leak included 11.5 million documents in all, from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which facilitated dizzying webs of shell companies, offshore accounts and other business structures to obscure their clients’ wealth and, in many cases, avoid tax bills in their home countries. … read more at: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2018/12/04/conspiracy-financial-crimes-charges-against-men-panama-papers-investigation/

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