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NAB orders probe into 435 Pakistanis’ offshore companies ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday ordered an immediate inquiry into the companies owned by 435 Pakistanis in the tax havens of Panama and British Virgin Islands. The chairman has sought details of persons concerned from the Federal Board of Revenue […]

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Lesson from FIA: say ‘yes’ to corruption ISLAMABAD: A close relative of an FIA director had to register a vehicle with excise department. The director assigned this task to his subordinate who facilitated the relative of boss by doing the needful in no time. Nevertheless, the director was unhappy. The subordinate officer was transferred to […]

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Image: Kevin Madden/flickr The Paradise Papers made a global splash in early November. For a few days at least, the latest mass leak of high-end offshore financial information—curated, like its predecessor, the Panama Papers, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and partners round the world—refocused global attention on the ways wealthy individuals and corporations […]

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It may be impractical, as Roosevelt Skerrit himself immediately recognised, for the Caribbean Community, as the Dominican prime minister proposed, to create its own blacklist of European Union (EU) countries deemed to have committed grievous infractions against the welfare of CARICOM states. For, even if the list was legitimate, the small, developing and mostly island states of […]

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Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images Washington And The World Congress ordered the Trump administration to submit a roster of Russians tied closely to the Kremlin. Used wisely, it can be a powerful tool. … read more at: https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/12/18/the-list-thats-freaking-out-everyone-in-moscow-216116

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The Paradise Papers investigation into the dubious tax schemes of the world’s wealthiest inhabitants involved 96 media organisations across 67 countries. Appleby, the offshore law firm at the heart of the story, has launched breach-of-confidence proceedings against just two: the Guardian and the BBC. Appleby has not suggested that the stories about tax havens and […]

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The Enforcement Directorate has so far acted against only the small fry in investigations into the Panama Papers case, while the sharks are still out of the reach of the agency’s net, sources say. The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of millions of files from the database of one of the world’s biggest offshore […]

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Updated at 2.30pm with MGA statement Adrian Hillman leaves court recently in connection with one of the magisterial inquiries into alleged kickbacks and money laundering between him and Keith Schembri. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier Disgraced former Allied… read more at: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171224/local/hillman-put-on-state-payroll-two-weeks-after-election.666467

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The Paradise Papers investigation into the dubious tax schemes of the world’s wealthiest inhabitants involved 96 media organisations across 67 countries. Appleby, the offshore law firm at the heart of the story, has launched breach-of-confidence proceedings against just two: the Guardian and the BBC. Appleby has not suggested that the stories about tax havens and […]

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by Ninja-Antonia Reggelin The German government actively addressed multinational firm tax avoidance and tax evasion during the first half of 2017, implementing its version of the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) plan agenda and reacting to the Panama Papers leaks. These efforts came to a complete stop, though, with the parliamentary summer break in […]

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Image: Kevin Madden/flickr The Paradise Papers made a global splash in early November. For a few days at least, the latest mass leak of high-end offshore financial information—curated, like its predecessor, the Panama Papers, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and partners round the world—refocused global attention on the ways wealthy individuals and corporations […]

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Friday, 22 December 2017 By Adrian Darbyshire in Business Global law firm Appleby has announced it is taking legal action over the Paradise Papers investigation. Appleby, which has 10 offices around the world including Athol Street, Douglas, has confirmed it intends to sue The Guardian and the BBC over the use of documents it says […]

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