Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has shrugged off several questions in Parliament asking for a list of his chief of staff Keith Schembri’s business interests. Mr Schembri’s business empire spans diverse interests in paper supply, engineering, recycling, grocery and confectionary supplies, interiors, industrial supply and the film industry. The PN’s good governance spokesman Simon Busuttil initially […]

CALGARY — The Canada Revenue Agency says it executed three search warrants Wednesday as part of a criminal investigation related to the so-called Panama Papers data leak. The CRA says in a statement that about 30 of its criminal investigators, as well as RCMP and West Vancouver Police, searched for evidence at undisclosed locations in […]

Marianne Azizi writes: While the mainstream media are feasting on the daily scandals of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his friends, corruption against ordinary people continues unabated  One year ago a wave of arrests of journalists, bloggers, social media activists and even lawyers rocked Israel. Those affected were dubbed the “Cyber Terrorist Network”, and […]

By Andrew Strickler Law360 (March 2, 2018, 5:31 PM EST) — The American Bar Association’s hard-line stance against a pair of anti-money laundering bills being considered by Congress that it says threaten the attorney-client relationship has stirred dissent inside and outside the organization about U.S. lawyers’ proper role in stemming the global flow of illegal […]

ISLAMABAD – An accountability court on Friday recorded the statements of witnesses in two supplementary references – Al-Azizia and Flagship Investment – as hearing underway. Judge Mohammad Bashir took up the supplementary references after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar reached the court amid tight security. In […]

The reporter discovered that Ms. Troskova had previously been a business partner of Mr. Vadala’s, according to the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Mr. Kuciak’s published article did not suggest that she had any knowledge of or involvement with the ’Ndrangheta. Ms. Troskova and Mr. Jasan, who headed the government’s crisis management office, resigned […]

NAB officers shouldn’t take any pressure: Javed KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal asked the Bureau officers not to sustain pressure from any side and work without any fear and favour. He said that the officers who could not work with him should go home as he termed complete elimination of […]

Azerbaijan is a former Soviet republic with a mostly secular Muslim population, oil and gas reserves, and a notoriously corrupt government. Bordering Russia, Turkey and Iran, it is poised at the doorstep of the Middle East, and is of strategic interest to the United States. How to craft and pursue a policy that balances U.S. […]

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The police have investigated 92 potential money-laundering cases since 2013, a drop of about 20 per cent over the previous five years, data tabled in Parliament shows. The drop came as a surprise to legal practitioners, who said they expected the figures to rise in light of stricter anti-money-laundering regulations being introduced. According to figures […]