Paradise Papers

Australia’s top court has rejected a move by one of the world’s most profitable companies to stop government officials from using leaked documents to assess its tax bill. Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that commodity giant Glencore could not rely on “legal privilege” to prevent the Australian Tax Office from accessing emails, bank […]

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(Adds company news items) Aug 14 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is expected to open 21 points higher at 7,272 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.2% ahead of the cash market open. * BALFOUR BEATTY: British infrastructure company Balfour Beatty Plc reported higher first-half underlying pretax profit and increased its […]

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SYDNEY–Glencore PLC (GLEN.LN) has lost a bid to stop Australia’s tax office from using documents that detail some of its offshore financial arrangements, as its case was dismissed by the country’s high court on Wednesday. Glencore sought an injunction to keep Australia’s top tax officials from using documents stolen from Bermuda law-firm Appleby and provided […]

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Given the dramatic upsurge in antibribery prosecutions worldwide, are multinational corporations doing enough to comply with the latest dictates on ethics and antibribery? That’s a question that bedevils CEOs and board members across the globe.  “There’s a good reason that C-suite executives are focusing more than ever on international bribery risks within their organizations,” observes […]

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Editor’s Note: This article is republished from Japanese whisky blog Nomunication.JP with their permission. Author credit goes to Whiskey Richard. After Alligator Char brought me back some bottles of Kaiyō Whisky from the US, I’ve dug deeper and deeper to find out exactly what’s going on with this stuff. Ultimately, I wanted to answer one […]

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It was an unprecedented move against once-inviolable power figures in the kingdom, framed as a crackdown on corruption. To pull it off, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman turned the marble-floored Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh into a prison in November 2017 for hundreds of men. Many of the captives-some of them his relatives and princes in their […]

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NEW YORK: It was an unprecedented move against once-inviolable power figures in the kingdom, framed as a crackdown on corruption. To pull it off, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman turned the marble-floored Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh into a prison in November 2017 for hundreds of men. Many of the captives—some of them his relatives and princes in their own rights—were […]

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It was an unprecedented move against once-inviolable power figures in the kingdom, framed as a crackdown on corruption. To pull it off, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman turned the marble-floored Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh into a prison in November 2017 for hundreds of men. Many of the captives—some of them his relatives and princes in their […]

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