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It was one of the highlights of an unedifying US presidential race. The subject: Donald Trump’s tax returns. Hammered by Hillary Clinton over the disclosure that he’d paid no federal tax, possibly for 18 years, Trump was unable to restrain himself. There was no apology. That would have been out of character. Instead, the Republican […]

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Cameron will use anti-corruption summit to call on wealthy to admit sources of cash The Criminal Finances Bill, introduced on Thursday, would force suspected criminals to prove their source of finance through “unexplained wealth orders” or risk having their assets seized. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and HM Revenue and Customs (HRMC) will be able […]

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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: The reputed ringleader in a Spanish corruption case admitted to paying bribes. (El […] […]

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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: The reputed ringleader in a Spanish corruption case admitted to paying bribes. (El […] […]

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The Panamanian foundation was set up in August 2004 as Stellar International Foundation and renamed Stellar International Art Foundation in February 2008. (Photo for representational purpose) London-based arms agent Sudhir Choudhrie and his family members are beneficiaries of a Panamanian foundation set up in 2004. Records of Mossack Fonseca — the law firm whose data […]

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Video: Matthew Mirabelli Minister Konrad Mizzi today refused to give more details about his proposed business in Panama, which according to e-mails sent by his financial advisers Nexia BT was set up for operations in the recycling and remote gaming sectors. Dr Mizzi was also asked why he wanted to avoid alerting local banks about […]

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Nigerian lawyers meet Attorney General over raid on judges A meeting between present and former leaders of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and some of his predecessors in the office is underway at the NBA House, Abuja. The meeting, which began on Thursday morning, […]

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The Panamanian foundation was set up in August 2004 as Stellar International Foundation and renamed Stellar International Art Foundation in February 2008. (Photo for representational purpose) London-based arms agent Sudhir Choudhrie and his family members are beneficiaries of a Panamanian foundation set up in 2004. Records of Mossack Fonseca — the law firm whose data […]

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Nigerian lawyers meet Attorney General over raid on judges A meeting between present and former leaders of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and some of his predecessors in the office is underway at the NBA House, Abuja. The meeting, which began on Thursday morning, […]

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Hundreds of British properties suspected of belonging to corrupt politicians, tax evaders and criminals could be seized by enforcement agencies under tough new laws designed to tackle London’s reputation as a haven for dirty money. Huge amounts of corrupt wealth is laundered through the capital’s banks. The National Crime Agency believes up to £100bn of […]

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By Richard Crump Law360, London (October 13, 2016, 9:57 PM BST) — The European Union needs to be more rigorous in enforcing existing rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing in the wake of the Panama Papers release, regulators told the European Parliament Thursday. Current rules that force banks to provide information to police […]

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 Print NEW YORK – Emails released this week by Wikileaks indicate John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, laundered shares of stock he received from an energy company cited in the Panama Papers money-laundering probe that has received funding from the Russian government. WND reported Oct. 6 Podesta had been paid an undisclosed amount for serving on […]

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