Money Laundering

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: An Australian engineering firm is under a foreign-bribery probe. The company said it is cooperating […]

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Image copyright AFP French President Emmanuel Macron is the star guest this week as the European Parliament holds its first post-Easter plenary session. He will be the fourth European leader to offer his two centimes’ worth in an ongoing series of speeches to the assembly about where the EU should go after Brexit. Like Portugal’s […]

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A consortium of 45 journalists from 18 news organisations, including Times of Malta, have united in a unique collaboration to continue slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s most important stories. The journalists have for the past five months pored over 750,000 files and official documents to complete Ms Caruana Galizia’s work on corruption and international money […]

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The always-busy Steven Soderbergh will next direct The Laundromat, a drama about the 2016 Panama Papers data leak. An indie darling in the ’90s and a maker of blockbuster heist movies in the ’00s, Steven Soderbergh has lately evolved into one of the most eclectic, innovative and impossible to pin down directors in all of Hollywood. […]

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The director of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, Kenneth Farrugia, declined to say if a report on Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi was given to the police, insisting he could not comment on specific cases. “It’s case specific, we cannot answer, so I cannot tell you that,” Mr Farrugia said when asked by the Times of […]

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The law firm at the heart of the “Panama Papers” global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities. “Reputational deterioration, the media campaign, the financial consequences and irregular actions by some Panamanian authorities have caused […]

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The always-busy Steven Soderbergh will next direct The Laundromat, a drama about the 2016 Panama Papers data leak. An indie darling in the ’90s and a maker of blockbuster heist movies in the ’00s, Steven Soderbergh has lately evolved into one of the most eclectic, innovative and impossible to pin down directors in all of Hollywood. […]

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Last updated 6pm with reaction by Daphne Caruana Galizia’s sons Pilatus Bank whistleblower Maria Efimova will not be extradited to Malta because of concerns about her safety, an Athens court ruled on Thursday. The decision follows appeals by MEPs who had warned about her safety should she be brought back to Malta.  Prime Minister Joseph Muscat in […]

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