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International heads of state named on the rolls of clandestine companies in tax havens. Canada’s big banks facilitating tax avoidance through thousands of offshore enterprises. … read more at: http://www.mississauga.com/news-story/7015034-panama-papers-revelations-have-already-delivered-results/

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MIAMI – The government of Panama, anxious to show the financial world that it is engaged in meaningful reform, has announced that it is adopting the recommendations of the controversial independent committee that was hastily formed as a counter to the national reputational damage inflicted by the Panama Papers documents leak. However, the two non-Panamanian […]

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By Kenneth Rijock MIAMI, USA — The government of Panama, anxious to show the financial world that it is engaged in meaningful reform, has announced that it is adopting the recommendations of the controversial independent committee that was hastily formed as a counter to the national reputational damage inflicted by the Panama Papers documents leak. […]

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Internationally, nine Mossack Fonseca offices have shuttered — in the British dependencies of Jersey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar, as well as Peru, Sao Paolo in Brazil, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Lugano, Switzerland, and Nevada — since the revelations were published, and the law firm has been fined close to $500,000. … read more at: […]

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Internationally, nine Mossack Fonseca offices have shuttered — in the British dependencies of Jersey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar, as well as Peru, Sao Paolo in Brazil, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Lugano, Switzerland, and Nevada — since the revelations were published, and the law firm has been fined close to $500,000. … read more at: […]

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ISLAMABAD: Though the Supreme Court’s (SC) timely intervention helped avert a serious political crisis in early November, it is helpless to resolve such a complex riddle of Panama Papers without proper investigation of some vague claims by both the sides by a professional anti-corruption body. Both sides want the apex court to pen down a […]

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Media Release Today is Anti-corruption Day Friday 9 December marks International Anti-Corruption Day. This was established after the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in October 2003 and came into being because of the UN’s concerns over the huge dangers corruption poses to societies in all countries. “Evidence shows that good systems are […]

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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: Top former executives at a pharmaceutical company were arrested on charges they bribed […] […]

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Former federal minister for communication Pervez Rashid addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Friday. EXPRESS NEWS SCREEN GRAB In stern criticism of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday, PML-N leader Pervaiz Rashid said they wouldn’t even spare the former a worn out Sherwani button of the premier, let alone his resignation. “Imran Khan […]

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The UK Parliament is hosting a global tax transparency summit which — according to its own agenda — is committed to “ensure Parliamentarians remain a vital scrutineer of tax compliance”. It comes just 18 months after the UK Government said it would take a global lead on cracking down money laundering after it was revealed at least US$190 billion worth of property in England and Wales […]

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European Parliament president Martin Schulz does not believe the Panama Papers scandal has cast doubt on Malta’s ability to push through EU anti-money laundering laws. Mr Schulz was fielding questions at a joint conference with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat during his visit to the island before Malta assumes the EU presidency. The EU’s anti-money laundering […]

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ISLAMABAD:  Imran Khan on Thursday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was not in favour of forming a judicial commission to hold an inquiry into Panama Leaks  case. Addressing media, the PTI chairman reposed his confidence in  the Supreme Court bench that is seized with the hearing of the matter.  “We feel that the bench hearing the […]

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