Investigations

The buildings at 328 and 330 Northwest 29th Street (Inset: Matteo Soldatini) UPDATED: Sept. 20, 11:35 a.m.: Matteo Soldatini, a Miami investor recently linked to a questionable offshore transaction involving a Miami Beach condo, just paid $6.3 million for a pair of Wynwood warehouses. The deal covers the small mid-century commercial buildings at 328 and […]

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A new company linked to a close friend of the Macri family registered in the Bahamas was exposed yesterday, after an investigation delved deeper into documents leaked from the Mossack Fonseca law firm earlier this year. The documents, globally known as the “Panama Papers,” revealed that Mauricio Macri’s name appeared in the directory of a […]

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Most recipients may not respond to the letters, FBR vows to penalise them. PHOTO: EXPRESS ISLAMABAD: As the process of serving notices to people named in the Panama Papers remains painstakingly slow, independent experts and chartered accountants representing these people claim that tax authorities have adopted a flawed procedure that may stall the entire exercise. The […]

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CREATIVE COMMONS ISLAMABAD: As the process of serving notices to people named in the Panama Papers remains painstakingly slow, independent experts and chartered accountants representing these people claim that tax authorities have adopted a flawed procedure that may stall the entire exercise. The divergent opinions come as the Public Accounts Committee prepares to hear about developments […]

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Criminal charges against Australians with links to the Panama Papers could take years to eventuate, ATO deputy commissioner Mark Konza says. The Australian Taxation Office earlier this month revealed that its serious ­financial crime taskforce, which also involves the Australian Federal Police and AUSTRAC, had executed search warrants and unannounced visits across properties in Victoria and Queensland for allegedly […]

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As Leo Brincat’s hearing before the European Parliament made clear this week, the Panama Papers issue may have fizzled out locally… but overseas, the real issue has arguably only just begun. Brincat found himself under pressure by the EP’s public accounts committee to defend his… read more at: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/comment/editorial/69541/what_happened_to_the_panama_papers_investigation

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As Leo Brincat’s hearing before the European Parliament made clear this week, the Panama Papers issue may have fizzled out locally… but overseas, the real issue has arguably only just begun. Brincat found himself under pressure by the EP’s public accounts committee to defend his… read more at: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/comment/editorial/69541/what_happened_to_the_panama_papers_investigation

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Two accused of mugging woman in Dublin tracked down via Facebook Teenage boy allegedly produced knife and said ‘give me your money’ ADVERTISEMENT … read more at: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/panama-papers-taxation-data-still-sought-by-revenue-1.2787488

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Hong Kong gains pace with regulatory shifts Mark Christal, chief executive officer of Hong Kong for Old Mutual International, part of Old Mutual Wealth, on the shifting sands of Hong Kong’s regulatory landscape,… … read more at: http://www.international-adviser.com/news/1031304/australia-targets-100-tax-payers-panama-papers-investigation

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Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of the massive Panama Papers scandal has to battle a hedge fund managed by a New York billionaire on a new front in Nevada.   According to a report from The Centre for Public Integrity, new filings made by the hedge fund NML Capital owned by billionaire […]

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FBR source says letters have also been sent to members of Nawaz Sharif’s family. PHOTO: WASEEM NIAZ ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) began on Saturday sending letters to over 600 Pakistanis named in the Panama Papers for owning offshore companies, but experts claim the chances of recovery remain bleak. “This week we have begun […]

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