Paradise Papers

Image caption Four apartments in 199 Knightsbridge have been linked to the gang A Ukrainian crime gang used offshore firms in British tax havens to secretly invest millions of pounds in the UK, a BBC Panorama investigation has found. The gangsters, and in some cases family members, bought luxurious property in… read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43823962

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While speaking at the recent Offshore Alert conference, former Finance Minister Bob Richards pointed out the “inherent inconsistency” that the ICIJ’s positioned itself as the “arbiter of the privacy rights” of the people in the Paradise Papers, but at the same time protected the privacy of the source who obtained the documents. This is according […]

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Queen Elizabeth II has had quite a career. Not only is she the longest-reigning British monarch in history — she’s also the longest-reigning current monarch in the world, and the longest-serving current head of state. On Saturday, April 21, she turns 92 years old. She’s the first UK monarch to ever celebrate a sapphire jubilee, […]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has come under renewed attack from members of the offshore finance industry following its role in the publication of law firm Appleby’s client data in November last year. The ongoing and fierce debate over the publication of the so-called “Paradise Papers” was played out most recently at the […]

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Softbank Group Corp. failed to report 93.9 billion yen ($877.57 million) in income over four years through March 2016, mostly collected by subsidiaries that are registered in tax havens, The Asahi Shimbun has learned. Failure to declare revenue of such size is unusual, according to tax experts. Softbank Group, led by Chairman Masayoshi Son, said […]

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David Marchant, founder and CEO of OffshoreAlert, makes the opening remarks Monday at the media company’s annual North American conference. The fight between offshore law firm Appleby and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists over the publication of the firm’s client data in the international press continued at the annual OffshoreAlert conference in Miami on […]

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Novia Global, the Bath, England-based international platform service, has unveiled what it’s calling a “Trustee Investment Governance Service” to help trust companies that are interested in professional assistance with respect to their investment policy statements, and which otherwise wish to review their arrangements with discretionary managers. The new-to-market service, which Novia Global says is low-priced, […]

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Top30Tracks avec Next : [Vidéo] François Ruffin dans “On n’est pas couché”: “Comme au tennis, je m’entraîne sur le mur d’En Marche” Abonnementà partir de 1€ Abonnement à partir de 1€ Accéder au site Continuer la lecture … read more at: https://www.lesinrocks.com/inrocks.tv/video-zadistes-vs-paradise-papers-qui-est-le-plus-dangereux-pour-lordre-social-le-coup-de-gueule-de-francois-ruffin/

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<!– googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1487274940028-0’); }); –> FOR followers of Indonesian national politics it will feel like déjà vu, as Prabowo Subianto and the incumbent President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo look to re-face each other for the top job next year in a presidential rematch. The former general has been a contentious figure, but nonetheless remains widely popular […]

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A Malaysiakini project that highlights the problem of malapportionment in the electoral system has been shortlisted for the annual Global Editors Network (GEN) Data Journalism Awards. The Undi Power game allows users to find out how ‘powerful’ their vote is compared to voters of other constituencies, based on the electoral roll of the first quarter of 2016. The project demonstrates how […]

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But whether it’s a company’s associations with the NRA, holes in its data security, or unfair treatment of labor in its supply chain, traditional “reputation management” doesn’t work as well as it once did. Here’s why. Stronger activism is the corollary of weak or uncertain regulation Moves by the Trump administration to weaken or dismantle […]

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