February 2019

Democrats ready to fight to make Mueller report public By MARY CLARE JALONICK and HOPE YEN Associated Press Monday, February 25 WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat has threatened to call special counsel Robert Mueller to Capitol Hill, subpoena documents and sue the Trump administration if the full report on Mueller’s Russia investigation is […]

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Two reports issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission respectively, heavily criticised government’s handling of the financial services sector, the Nationalist Party said in a statement. In a report entitled Country Report Malta 2019, issued on 27 February, the European Commission noted that Malta’s economic performance, although positive, is facing sustainability […]

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A trove of 13.4 million records exposes ties between Russia and US President Donald Trump’s billionaire commerce secretary, the secret dealings of the chief fundraiser for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the offshore interests of the queen of England and more than 120 politicians around the world. The leaked documents show how deeply the offshore […]

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It is not a truth universally acknowledged but top accountants are strategists. They read a company’s books not merely to determine what you’ve done but also to tell you the possible futures – and how to attain them. Which is why this newspaper’s report on the event organised by the Institute for Financial Services Practitioners […]

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should set up a police force to investigate tax evasion and financial crime and create a watchdog to counter money-laundering, EU lawmakers said in a report on Wednesday, which accuses seven member states of acting as tax havens. The report is the result of a year’s work by a […]

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By Joanne Faulkner Law360, London (February 27, 2019, 6:36 PM GMT) — Just two months after winning powers to become Europe’s top anti-money laundering enforcer, the European Banking Authority has already fired a warning shot that should make lenders take notice: A marquee… … read more at: https://www.law360.com/banking/articles/1132344/eba-takes-aml-spotlight-with-new-powers-in-danske-probe

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