Investigations

LAHORE – A two-judge Lahore High Court (LHC) bench on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal seeking the right of review petition for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified in Panama Papers case. The LHC bench consisting of Justice Shahid Kareem and Justice Abid Aziz Shaikh refused to take up the petition requesting that the […]

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Monday’s conviction, centred on family businesses in the Middle East, is his second stemming from a corruption investigation spurred by the Panama Papers leak, and comes as new prime minister Imran Khan has vowed to tackle endemic graft in Pakistan. … read more at: https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/nawaz-sharif-sentenced-to-7-years-for-corruption-1.1545648630873

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists began the year investigating how West Africa’s wealthy and well-connected siphoned billions out of the region, and ended it with the largest-ever collaborative health care investigation. The Implant Files team, made up of more than 250 journalists in 36 countries, exposed how global authorities have failed to protect patients […]

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The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The records were obtained from an anonymous source by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The ICIJ then shared them with a […]

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Paschal Donohoe is a brave man. The finance minister will appear on a panel this Thursday at Davos. Last year he appeared at the same event to discuss taxation. It is safe to assume it is probably one of the most gruelling 60 minutes Mr Donohoe has endured since he took office. Joseph Stiglitz, the […]

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Islamabad National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Monday decided to transfer fake accounts case against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah to the Bureau’s office in Rawalpindi. Thereby, references pertaining to the case will be lodged in the accountability […]

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Unfortunately for Mario Dingli (‘No action’, January 9), just a day prior to his letter being published, again referring to allegations that had surfaced in the Panama Papers and allegations  made by the former ‘failed’ Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil, who led the PN to its historic defeat, Mr Justice Giovanni Grixti clearly defined Busuttil’s […]

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ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Monday decided to transfer fake accounts case against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah to the anti-graft body’s office in Rawalpindi. Thereby, references pertaining to the case will be lodged […]

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ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Javed Iqbal on Monday decided to transfer fake accounts case against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah to the Bureau’s office in Rawalpindi. Thereby, references pertaining to the case will be lodged […]

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Kathmandu Post/ | #AsiaNewsNetwork – A damning report by the Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal (CIJ-Nepal), released on Wednesday, said around two-thirds of the foreign direct investment was coming into Nepal from tax haven countries and that around 55 Nepalis and non-Nepali residents had invested in offshore companies, setting off alarm bells in the country. Government agencies […]

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Pakistan’s anti-corruption court has sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to a seven-year prison term for failing to account for income related to ownership of a steel mill, his second conviction since the 2016 Panama Papers investigation revealed his family’s wealth. The court also fined Sharif $25 million and barred him from holding office once […]

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Jan 21, 2019- A damning report by the Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal (CIJ-Nepal), released on Wednesday, said around two-thirds of the foreign direct investment was coming into Nepal from tax haven countries and that around 55 Nepalis and non-Nepali residents had invested in offshore companies, setting off alarm bells in the country. Government agencies were […]

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ISLAMABAD: After three days of deliberations in the light of the Supreme Court’s orders, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal has referred the fake bank accounts and money laundering case to the bureau’s Rawalpindi office. Now Rawalpindi NAB Director General Irfan Mangi, who was a member of the joint investigation team (JIT) […]

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