Someone in West Vancouver was paid a Panama Papers-related visit by officials from the Canada Revenue Agency on Wednesday. We just don’t know who. In a media release, the CRA announced that with the help of the West Vancouver Police Department and the RCMP, it had executed a search warrant Wednesday as part of “an […]

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Illustrative picture. PHOTO CREDIT: govandbusinessjournal By Patience Danjuma  The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has accused five oil companies of failing to remit over one billion dollars in taxes and royalties to the Federal Government.  Speaking during a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, the Chairman of the panel, Okoi […]

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, announced that International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is using Talend Data Fabric as part of its Paradise Papers investigation, a leak involving 13.4 million encrypted documents from two offshore tax havens and […]

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The tech entrepreneurship landscape in Lebanon is slowly producing more colorful and fragrant blossoms —more prosaically known as startup ventures. Also, the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem, after some years of incremental progress by trial and error, appears to be heading in a direction where it can deliver on two important asset categorizations and ecosystem requirements: generating […]

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On Saturday morning, Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs scooped that Ryan Zinke is stepping down as interior secretary. Fourteen minutes later, President Trump confirmed the news in a tweet (according to Jacobs, an announcement had originally been scheduled for Wednesday). The story dropped less than 24 hours after Trump tapped Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief […]

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Now for something a bit different… in celebration of it being one year since we released the Paradise Papers. It’s not every day a poem is written about a global investigation. So when we learned that University of British Columbia professor Philip Resnick had penned one about the Paradise Papers, we had to get a […]

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Ethical energy needed The recent report from the Conference Board of Canada that predicts growth in each province for next year is a sad depiction of the health of our federation. One oil producing province, Newfoundland and Labrador, will lead in growth while another oil producing province, Alberta, will continue to founder as pipeline capacity […]

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Former PN leader Simon Busuttil and PN MEP David Casa have asked to be included as parties to proceedings filed by Government Minister Konrad Mizzi, who is alleging a breach of his human rights in the investigations into revelations emerging from the Panama Papers. Mizzi is one of seven high profile individuals into whom an […]

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– Presidential aide, Okoi Obono-Obla, has accused some oil companies operating in Nigeria of contributing to the nation’s economic adversity – Obono-Obla, identified one of the oil companies as Addax Petroleum Nigeria, who has refused to pay company income tax of over N700 million for about six years – ExxonMobil Corporation Nigeria was also accused […]

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Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris on Monday said the documents presented as evidence by the Panama Papers joint investigation team (JIT) about Sharif’s employment in an offshore company of his son were not attested in accordance with the law. Giving argument in the Flagship reference – the third […]

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The United States Department of Justice has charged four people with crimes allegedly brought to light by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism’s Panama Papers expose, according to a DOJ announcement published earlier this month. They are the first US criminal charges stemming from the ICIJ’s 2016 investigation, which reported on 11.5 million leaked documents […]

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MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The fallout from the 2016 Panama Papers investigation is ongoing, as indicated by recent business news headlines. Hear from the journalist who broke the case, Bastian Obermayer, at the 2019 European Compliance Ethics Institute (ECEI), 10-13 March 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Obermayer is a featured speaker at ECEI, […]

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Babafemi Badejo, a lawyer and seasoned multilateral diplomat, is an expert in peace operation and arbitration. He was a senior adviser to two former presidents and Senior Adviser to the Court of a Prime Minister. He retired from the United Nations (UN) after 24 years of service. He was Deputy Special Representative of the UN […]

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So far, local reactions to the goings-on in France have left me slightly flummoxed, to say the least. It’s one of those situations which everyone wants to claim as somehow ‘representative’ of their own private cause or grievance… even if these ‘private causes’ are as vastly different from each other, as they are from the […]

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