Paradise Papers

Taking a Closer Look at New Reporting Around Bitfinex’s Banking October 6, 2018 by William Peaster 0 Comment 7894 Views Amid allegations surfacing that Bitfinex’s reported banking partner Noble Bank was nearing insolvency, the cryptocurrency exchange power has appeared to acutely shift its USD banking to a private HSBC account owned by Global Trading Solutions, LLC. […]

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Bribery Israeli police arrested a transportation ministry official on bribery allegations; the story didn’t contain a response. Separately, two people were arrested at Ben Gurion Airport on allegations they bribed employees of a state-owned defense company. (Ynet, TOI, TOI) Mexico is looking to the U.K. for inspiration as it considers new anti-bribery legislation. But the […]

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar in a joint press conference with Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said that the newly constituted Asset Recovery Unit comprising National Accountability Bureau and Federal Investigation Agency officials will investigate thousands of properties abroad held by Pakistanis, Radio Pakistan reported. Akbar said that members […]

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar in a joint press conference with Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said that the newly constituted Asset Recovery Unit comprising National Accountability Bureau and Federal Investigation Agency officials will investigate thousands of properties abroad held by Pakistanis, Radio Pakistan reported. Akbar said that members […]

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What is Tether? Tether (USDT-USD) is the largest and most well known stablecoin; or a cryptocurrency pegged to the value of a large fiat currency, in this case the US Dollar. While it’s true that Tether operates on Omni chain, which is built on top of the Bitcoin (BTC-USD)(COIN)(OTCQX:GBTC) blockchain, that does not mean that […]

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Amy Wilson-Chapman Will Fitzgibbon Almost a year ago, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 95 other media organizations from across the world published an expose of shadowy dealings from the offshore world. The Paradise Papers looked at the elite law firm Appleby and its clients, including multinationals such as Apple and people such as […]

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The world’s biggest mining company has sought an injunction against Australia’s tax commissioner to force him to return documents it claims were obtained illegally in last year’s Paradise Papers leak. The Swiss-based multinational Glencore lodged a writ with the high court last week against the ATO commissioner, Chris Jordan, and two of Jordan’s colleagues. It […]

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The world’s biggest mining company has sought an injunction against Australia’s tax commissioner to force him to return documents it claims were obtained illegally in last year’s Paradise Papers leak. The Swiss-based multinational Glencore lodged a writ with the high court last week against the ATO commissioner, Chris Jordan, and two of Jordan’s colleagues. It […]

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The economy is great right now, haven’t you heard? Unemployment is near a record low, stocks are trading high, and jobs are so plentiful that even Amazon is raising its lowest wage to $15 an hour nationwide, at least in part to attract workers. Presiding over it all is Donald Trump, who won the presidency […]

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Illustration: John Shakespeare Photo: When former NSW Labor general secretary Jamie Clements was found guilty of unlawfully handing electoral roll information to a union boss in May 2017, head office said it would “quickly move” to expel him from the party. But he’s still a member, which is no mean feat, considering the matter of […]

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By Joshua Rosenberg Law360 (October 2, 2018, 5:35 PM EDT) — A group of investors and academics have called on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to institute rules that would require publicly traded companies to provide greater transparency when reporting their… … read more at: https://www.law360.com/securities/articles/1088639/investors-call-on-sec-to-require-tax-reporting-transparency

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The legal affairs reporter was hit with a sentence of 2 years and 3 months for “targeting officials involved in the fight against terrorism” after she reported that a lottery to select homebuyers for a coveted project in Istanbul had been rigged in favour of members of the judiciary. Ünker has also run into legal […]

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