Paradise Papers

By Siri Bulusu Tax authorities from the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands have created an international enforcement group to fight crime and speed up responses to financial data dumps like the Panama Papers. The formation of the group comes after the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s call for countries to share […]

Guardian US has been honored twice at World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Digital Media North America Awards. The Guardian’s reader contribution campaign to raise money for This Land is Your Land, was awarded in the Best Reader Revenue Initiative category. Jane Spencer, deputy editor, Guardian US said: “We share this award with […]

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – Law A jailed Russian former senator has lost a legal challenge to the confiscation of his assets. Former Senator Aleksandr Vitalyevich Sabadash was found guilty in 2015 of attempting to embezzle 1.8bn rubles of public funds through a fraudulent VAT refund scheme. His six-year jail term was upheld by the […]

A pattern is emerging in the war between the European Union’s antitrust authorities and U.S. tech companies. The changes that Google and Apple made after adverse rulings and large fines appear to be little but window-dressing, and left intact the problems the penalties were intended to solve. In June 2017, the European Commission fined Google […]

On June 21, the second set of Panama Papers was released by media agencies, bringing the spotlight back to the offshore financial dealings. Dubbed as Panama Papers: The Aftermath, the latest leaks are said to comprise more than 1.2 million new documents, of which, at least 12,000 are linked to Indians. The new leaks revealed […]

It has long been the case that anything to do with security, access rights management and networking systems would fall directly at the feet of the IT department within an organization, but what we need to accept is this is not an IT issue, it is a business issue. Gone are the days when companies […]

Forbes first reported the short sale earlier this week. It appears that Ross was trading on nonpublic information—what’s typically known as insider trading, and which government officials cannot do. Ross denies this, but as Times reporter Mike McIntire writes, Ross’s explanation doesn’t really make sense. There is more in the Forbes piece. Ross also had […]

Die Paradise Papers zeigten, wie US-Handelsminister Wilbur Ross an Russland-Geschäften verdiente. Ross wusste vorher, dass entsprechende Berichte erscheinen werden, und versuchte durch eine Wette auf fallende Aktienkurse Geld damit zu verdienen. Nicolas Richter, 1973 in Genf geboren, leitet das Ressort Investigative Recherche der Süddeutschen Zeitung. Zuvor war er US-Korrespondent und berichtete von Washington aus unter […]