Corruption

ISLAMABAD: Renowned lawyer S M Zafar on Wednesday warned that if the Supreme Court failed to detect corruption in the Panama Leaks, it would lead to a bigger calamity than what has just been averted. “If Supreme Court fails to do so as some apprehend, keeping the past record of commissions (judicial or otherwise), it will […]

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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 SFO received extra funding to probe Unaoil, which denies bribery allegations. (Guardian) […] […]

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Pakistan is going through a period of political turmoil both domestically and in its relations with neighbor and nuclear-armed rival India. Opposition leader Imran Khan has been leading an anti-corruption campaign against the government. He has now called off earlier plans for the lockdown of the capital Islamabad in the wake of a court ruling […]

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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: A former Unaoil employee admitted that he paid bribes. Unaoil has denied the […] […]

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For decades, Panama was one of the few places where people around the world could hide money owed to their country’s tax collector. Earlier this year, however, the Central American nation had a change of heart about condoning this dishonest practice. In March, after the media release of the “Panama Papers” exposed its role as […]

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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) – Icelanders defied strong winds and rain on Saturday to vote in a parliamentary election with polls showing the opposition led by the anti-establishment Pirate Party could topple the ruling center-right coalition. Icelanders’ faith in their political and financial establishment was shaken after the 2008 financial crisis and further eroded this year when […]

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Towards fighting corruption which has been described as a cancer that eats through basic foundations and fabrics of a nation like Nigeria and other countries suffering same fate, the UK Government, in making good its nation’s commitments has among others, proposed a Criminal Finance Bill suggesting; ‘Hundreds of British properties suspected of belonging to corrupt […]

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On Saturday, voters head to the polls for one of the most highly anticipated elections of the 2016 — not the U.S. presidential race — the parliamentary elections in Iceland, where the anticipated success of the Pirate Party has capture global attention with its anti-establishment sentiment. Originally slated for April 2017, the parliamentary elections were […]

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SWABI: Awami National Party’s provincial chief Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti said on Thursday that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had failed to fulfil its pledges it made with the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the general elections and now it was diverting people’s attention from its failure to non-issues. Addressing his party workers at Dagai in Razar tehsil […]

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ISLAMABAD —  Authorities in Pakistan have banned all political gatherings and street rallies in the capital city in a bid to discourage next week’s planned anti-government march here. The ban will remain in force for two months to prevent “unlawful assemblies … which are likely to threaten public peace and tranquility” in the city, according […]

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