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The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit had “reasonable suspicion” the Prime Minister’s chief of staff was involved in money laundering after he transferred hundreds of thousands of euros to the then managing director of the Allied Group, Adrian Hillman. This is the second case involving Mr Schembri that the FIAU is now known to have flagged […]

‘Panama Papers’ are a huge, unprecedented leak of 11.5mn files from the database of Panama’s Mossack Fonseca, world’s fourth-largest offshore law firm. Dubbed as the biggest data “leak” in history, it revealed how Mossack Fonseca clients laundered money, dodged sanctions and avoided taxes. German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung obtained the records from an unknown source and […]

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit had “reasonable suspicion” the Prime Minister’s chief of staff was involved in money laundering after he transferred hundreds of thousands of euros to the then managing director of the Allied Group, Adrian Hillman. This is the second case involving Mr Schembri that the FIAU is now known to have flagged […]

Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has been given 7 days to resign.The Supreme Court Bar Association and the Lahore High Court Bar Association have threatened to launch a countrywide movement if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif doesn’t resign in seven days. In a joint declaration issued by the two bar associations, they said that following the […]

ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team (JIT) probing details of the London properties owned by the sons of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sought help from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which originally uncovered the Panama Papers. The JIT, led by a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) additional director general, invited journalist Umar Cheema to […]

The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign within a week or be ready to face a nationwide movement of lawyers for his ouster. The move comes days after the Supreme Court announced the landmark Panama Papers case verdict, directing that a Joint Investigation […]

LAHORE: Pakistani lawyers today gave a seven-day deadline to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign on the Panama Papers scandal otherwise they will launch a nationwide movement against him. The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) today announced their joint stance. “Both bar associations are of the view […]

June 3 can be a big day for Malta. We have a stark choice to make: do we want an Auberge de Castille running Malta, or an Auberge de Money Laundering? This is the question we are going to answer through our vote in this extraordinary election. The facts of the case are all there, […]

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat today said he hoped the country would come together in the face of damning allegations surrounding Malta’s tax system. “I hope no one is rubbing their hands in glee with this news. Our tax system is one that has long been established, it was approved unanimously in Parliament, and I will […]

Internews/Islamabad Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said yesterday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had become a security risk for the country.Speaking to members of the PTI lawyers’ forum and media personnel, he said Sharif had no option but to resign from his office after the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Panama Papers case.He alleged […]

June 3 can be a big day for Malta. We have a stark choice to make: do we want an Auberge de Castille running Malta, or an Auberge de Money Laundering? This is the question we are going to answer through our vote in this extraordinary election. The facts of the case are all there, […]

It was good while it lasted…fireworks and grand theatre, not to mention the posturing and posing of the various protagonists in front of the TV cameras. Now, and one better believe this, it’s over, consigned to gradual forgetfulness by that ingenious Pakistani invention meant to produce great noise but no result or substance: a Joint […]