Investigations

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Monday said instead of facilitating investigation into Panama Papers revelations, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is blocking every attempt to protect himself. The PPP chairman took an exception to prime minister as he shared a news item on Twitter that reported  Mr Sharif is seeking  disqualification of petitions […]

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ISLAMABAD – Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has constituted a committee to investigate over 600 Pakistanis, whose named appeared in the Panama Papers for owning offshore companies. Shakil Chaudhary, Joint Director Media and Corporate Communications Department SECP, told The Nation through email that the committee used website of International Consortium of Investigative Journalists […]

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The role of UK tax havens in facilitating financial crime came under scrutiny as the European parliament opened its 10-month inquiry into the Panama Papers scandal. At the inquiry’s first evidence session in Brussels, the 65-member panel heard from journalists at some of the media organisations that broke the story in April. MEPs from a […]

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The role of UK tax havens in facilitating financial crime came under scrutiny as the European parliament opened its 10-month inquiry into the Panama Papers scandal. At the inquiry’s first evidence session in Brussels, the 65-member panel heard from journalists at some of the media organisations that broke the story in April. MEPs from a […]

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However, the latest probe comes on the back of another investigation into the LuxLeaks affair, which exposed “sweetheart” deals given by Luxembourg — allowing hundreds of companies to use taxation devices to reduce their tax liabilities in other member states. Despite taking evidence for several months, the LuxLeaks investigation has, so far, failed to put an end to the schemes. The original investigation — known as TAXE 1 — […]

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Zahid Chaudhary Islamabad—While the parliamentary leaders at their meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Monday gave the lucid message of unity and solidarity in the face of Indian belligerence both at the LOC and the diplomatic front, some other matters particularly that of Panama papers that includes the names of the family […]

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A Multi-Agency Group (MAG), comprising officials of CBDT, RBI, Financial Intelligence Unit and ED, has been set up to ensure “speedy and coordinated” probe against Indians whose names have figured in the Panama papers for allegedly holding bank accounts in foreign nations, government told the Supreme Court on Monday. An undisclosed income of about Rs […]

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Home » Top Stories » NAVEED BUTT Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) has decided to start a mass mobilisation campaign against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government from October 18 in the event that the ruling party shoots down its Panama Papers (Inquiry and Trial) Bill, 2016 in the National Assembly, it is learnt. According to […]

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However, the latest probe comes on the back of another investigation into the LuxLeaks affair, which exposed “sweetheart” deals given by Luxembourg — allowing hundreds of companies to use taxation devices to reduce their tax liabilities in other member states. Despite taking evidence for several months, the LuxLeaks investigation has, so far, failed to put an end to the schemes. The original investigation — known as TAXE 1 — […]

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Home» Pakistan » General News Posted by Parvez Jabri 5 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Talal Chaudhry said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Inasf (PTI) itself was not sincere in investigations on Panama Papers as they wanted to get political milage on the issue. Talking to Tv channel, he said PTI chief Imran Khan was trying to […]

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Europe’s PANA Committee held its first public hearing in Brussels. Photo: T. Comodini Cachia, via Twitter By Will Fitzgibbon BRUSSELS, Belgium — European parliamentarians met with journalists from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners on Tuesday in Brussels, as the European Union seeks to develop plans to tackle widespread tax […]

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