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: In local politics: An Arkansas state lawmaker pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy. An […] […]

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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: In local politics: An Arkansas state lawmaker pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy. An […] […]

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GLOBAL STANDARDS By William V. Roppolo and Isabella de la Guardia William V. Roppolo is the Head of the Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group for Baker McKenzie’s Miami office. Isabella de la Guardia is an Associate in the Miami Office’s Litigation and Government Enforcement Group and a native of Panama. Heightened Scrutiny as a […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to conduct daily hearings against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members for their alleged corruption exposed in the Panama Papers leak, a case that can have serious repercussions on the premier’s political future. The five-member larger bench of the court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa […]

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The justification for this amendment, a government note states, is that it will “enable sharing of information exchanged under DTAA with other law enforcement agencies for non-tax purposes such as money laundering etc”. (Representational image) Moving to register criminal charges and impose stricter penalties against those who have stashed black money abroad, India has started […]

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//php echo Assets::css(); ? | | January 04, 2017 Pakistan ISLAMABAD: A new five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will resume fresh hearing of the Panama Leaks case today (Wednesday). In the latest development in the case, the Prime Minister and his children have changed their legal […]

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//php echo Assets::css(); ? | | January 03, 2017 Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Tuesday reiterated that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s name was not mentioned in Panama Papers adding that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan was misleading the nation by twisting facts. Addressing a press conference here, Chairman Privatization Commission Muhammad […]

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ISLAMABAD: Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League(PML N) Tuesday reiterated that Prime Minister Muhammad NawazSharif s name was not mentioned in Panama Papers and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan was misleading the nation by twisting facts. Addressing a press conference, Chairman Privatization Commission Muhammad Zubair said if PTI chief had any evidence, it should share it […]

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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: The Odebrecht bribery machine is sputtering: Panama said it would cancel a contract, […] […]

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It is indeed a remarkable year when the axing of a Cabinet member is reduced to a mere footnote in the year’s notable political events. Malta’s 2016 political headlines were dominated by the Panama Papers scandal, which rocked the government to its very foundation. Jacob Borg reviews the politics of 2016. The year got off […]

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This year saw the release of the biggest leak of documents in history, when the Panama Papers were made public. Eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. They revealed in detail how parts of the offshore industry work. We asked you what stories over […]

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Behind the simplest handbag, pair of trainers or item of clothing could be a complex web of money laundering and criminal gangs. Criminal groups launder drug money through the purchase of legitimate goods which they then on sell. Scams like this are seen all over the world, with trade used to legitimise dirty money. According […]

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* Bank fined $180 mln for AML violations, lax Panama oversight * Taiwan prosecutors gathering documents for local probe * Mega Financial chairman says bank didn’t launder money * Says bank failed to declare a rejected suspicious remittance (Adds travel ban on Mega Financial’s ex-chief, assistance of current chief) By Liang-Sa Loh and J.R. Wu […]

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