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Chinua Achebe wrote in his book The Trouble With Nigeria that “anybody who can say that corruption in Nigeria has not yet become alarming is either a fool, a crook or else does not live in this country”. This was in 1983 during the reign of Lieutenant-General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi, who was removed from office […]

Police personnel stand outside the Federal Judicial Complex in Islamabad. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: An accountability court adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif till June 12 after the defence lawyer recused himself from representing his client in all three corruption references filed by NAB.  Nawaz and his family members are […]

On June 7, European Union’s Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance members participated in a workshop on “Taxation and fight against Money Laundering: Crypto Currencies, Digitalization and the European Semester.”    At the workshop Professor Robby Houben presented the legal context of virtual currencies and blockchain and mapped the implications for […]

Nigeria has fully embraced a system of automatic exchange of data where financial data of citizens are easily accessible and makes tax evaders have nowhere to hide. Tax evasion is now a serious global issue and the tools available to tax administrators to tackle tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance have undergone a step-change in […]

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Nigeria has fully embraced a system of automatic exchange of data where financial data of citizens are easily accessible and makes tax evaders have nowhere to hide. Tax evasion is now a serious global issue and the tools available to tax administrators to tackle tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance have undergone a step-change in […]

A group of lawyers defending Pakistan’s former prime minister in his corruption trial have quit in protest against a court deadline that they say is too close to national elections. Nawaz Sharif, who was removed as prime minister in 2017 by the Supreme Court for allegedly concealing overseas assets, faces charges of money laundery, tax […]

Researchers, law enforcement agencies and national tax authorities from several EU countries are joining forces in the newly launched, EU-funded PROTAX project, for a concerted and timely initiative to combat tax crime in Europe. The PROTAX consortium is looking for answers to questions like these: Why should we pay more taxes or have our public […]

Police personnel stand outside the Federal Judicial Complex in Islamabad. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: An accountability court adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday after the defence lawyer excused from representing his client in all three corruption references filed by NAB.  Nawaz and his family members are facing three […]

Offshore company touchscreen is operated by businesswoman background. (Photo: AdobeStock/wsf-f) Since I consider myself the world’s biggest advocate for tax competition and tax havens (even when it’s risky), I’m always on the lookout for new material to share. So I was delighted to see a new monograph from the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs on the benefits of “offshore” financial centers. Authored by Diego […]

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ISLAMABAD: An accountability court resumed Thursday hearing National Accountability Bureau Deputy Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi concluding arguments in the Avenfield reference against the Sharif family on third consecutive hearing. Former prime minister Nawaz and his family members are facing three corruption references in the accountability court — Avenfield Properties, Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship Investments […]

An accountability court resumed on Thursday hearing National Accountability Bureau Deputy Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi concluding arguments in the Avenfield reference against the Sharif family on third consecutive hearing. Photo: file ISLAMABAD: An accountability court resumed Thursday hearing National Accountability Bureau Deputy Prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi concluding arguments in the Avenfield reference against the Sharif […]