Money Laundering

Posted on Monday, September 16th, 2019 by Marshall Shaffer It’s not exactly clear why there’s been such a boomlet in explanatory, often didactic, films about recent history. It can’t be merely a reaction to the anti-intellectualism of Trump because films like The Big Short predated his rise. Perhaps it’s a response to our information-saturated culture […]

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Directed by Steven Soderbergh, “The Laundromat” is an adaptation of the book “Secrecy World” by Jake Bernstein, from a screenplay by Scott Z. Burns. The movie turns the story of the Panama Papers, which revealed an international network of money laundering among the world’s wealthiest people, into equal parts economic primer and absurdist farce, with […]

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Sometimes I wonder if politicians ever learn, in contrast to their electorates. Or whether they ever give up making the same mistake. PN heavyweight Mario de Marco returned to the political fray from the summer lull by addressing a press conference on the report from the Council of Europe’s Moneyval on Malta’s enforcement of money […]

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Sometimes I wonder if politicians ever learn, in contrast to their electorates. Or whether they ever give up making the same mistake. PN heavyweight Mario de Marco returned to the political fray from the summer lull by addressing a press conference on the report from the Council of Europe’s Moneyval on Malta’s enforcement of money […]

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TORONTO—“The Laundromat,” one of the more star-studded films in the Toronto International Film Festival this year, interweaves narratives on complex offshore tax schemes with vignettes depicting the human cost to the victims of those benefiting from the schemes, among them heads of Mexican drug cartels and Chinese politicians involved in human rights atrocities and organ […]

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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, the global analytics provider, today recognises that many firms will struggle to implement the new requirements of the upcoming 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) coming into force on 10th January 2020. Prompted by recent events including the Panama Papers leaks, increased money laundering risks of cryptocurrencies and significant changes to the nature and frequency of […]

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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, the global analytics provider, today recognises that many firms will struggle to implement the new requirements of the upcoming 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) coming into force on 10th January 2020. Prompted by recent events including the Panama Papers leaks, increased money laundering risks of cryptocurrencies and significant changes to the nature and frequency of […]

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TORONTO—“The Laundromat,” one of the more star-studded films in the Toronto International Film Festival this year, interweaves narratives on complex offshore tax schemes with vignettes depicting the human cost to the victims of those benefiting from the schemes, among them heads of Mexican drug cartels and Chinese politicians involved in human rights atrocities and organ […]

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“You have three months to set up an independent public inquiry on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia,” the Council of Europe told Malta at the beginning of this summer. That was June 26. Today, we can stretch our hands in front of us and count the remaining days on our fingers: 10 days to […]

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MEP David Casa stated that the European Parliament (EP) will scrutinize Helena Dalli with a fine-tooth comb. This as the commissioner-elect is now scheduled to face the EP for the final confirmation in her role as part of Ursula von der Leyen’s College of EC Commissioners. On his Facebook page, David Casa said that Dalli […]

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Several major media outlets have published the results of an investigation into the financial dealings of the rich and powerful, based on a vast trove of documents handed over by an anonymous source. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ), a nonprofit group in the US, said the cache of 11.5 million records detailed the […]

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ISLAMABAD: A two-member Islamabad High Court (IHC) bench comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani and Justice Aamir Farooq will hear the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeal against Al-Azizia case verdict on September 18. The former PM was convicted by former accountability judge Arshad Malik in Al-Azizia case in December last year that stemmed out of […]

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