The Paradise Papers is the fourth collaborative investigation into offshore and banking assets done by The Indian Express with the ICIJ. Facebook can’t regulate self, ensure data privacy: Ex-employee Paradise Papers: Kundra family trust silent on source of money… read more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/paradise-papers-first-set-of-income-tax-summons-go-out-4980238/

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Sauat Mynbayev, chairman of Kazakh state oil and gas company KazMunaiGaz, launches a gas compressor unit to commemorate 25 years of Kazakh-China relations. Mynbayev was outed as a major shareholder of Meridian Capital in the Paradise Papers. (Photo by KazTransGas)  The Paradise Papers comprise millions of leaked documents relating to offshore activities of the super-rich, including Queen […]

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Sauat Mynbayev, chairman of Kazakh state oil and gas company KazMunaiGaz, launches a gas compressor unit to commemorate 25 years of Kazakh-China relations. Mynbayev was outed as a major shareholder of Meridian Capital in the Paradise Papers. (Photo by KazTransGas)  The Paradise Papers comprise millions of leaked documents relating to offshore activities of the super-rich, including Queen […]

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The recent liberalisation of the Maltese energy market is the result of ‘dirty money’, the European Parliament’s PANA committee chairman Werner Langen told journalists at roundtable meeting, while also saying that he was hopeful that written proof over his allegations would emerge. Under the Labour government, a consortium made up of local businessmen, Siemens and the […]

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Nowadays, we often hear the word “money laundering” in the media. The word often appears in news headlines and on the front page of newspapers. From Panama Papers to the recently released data in Paradise Papers, money laundering is mentioned repeatedly. So, it comes down to what money laundering is and what the story behind […]

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The recent liberalisation of the Maltese energy market is the result of ‘dirty money’, the European Parliament’s PANA committee chairman Werner Langen told journalists at roundtable meeting, while also saying that he was hopeful that written proof over his allegations would emerge. Under the Labour government, a consortium made up of local businessmen, Siemens and the […]

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Oxfam urges EU action on ‘tax havens’ 28.11.2017 The EU will shortly publish a tax haven blacklist, part of a strategy to deal with the issue of global tax avoidance and evasion. The charity Oxfam has its doubts though, and has published a list of its own. … read more at: http://www.dw.com/en/panama-papers-eu-draws-up-blacklist/av-41752411

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The initial Panama Papers revelations were quickly followed by the Paradise Papers – suggesting tax avoidance by global corporations is widespread but under the radar (Photo: European Parliament) The Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers after them were not just about the activities of a few rogue lawyers thousands of miles away; they went to […]

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FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, singer Bono, from the band U2, performs on stage in Trafalgar Square ahead of the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards, in London. Bono says he takes the investigation into his business arrangements “incredibly seriously” and wants them to be transparent. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, […]

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Photo: La Presse analysis The Paradise Papers investigation, based on a leak of 6.8 million documents from the offshore law firm Appleby, is the largest of recent revelations of the hidden world of financial manipulation used by both multinational corporations and rich (high net worth) individuals from around the world. Like the Panama Papers investigation […]

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Police sources said investigators suspected George Degiorgio sent the text message after receiving a signal from his brother Alfred, who they believe acted as a lookout. A boat has been impounded. There was no immediate statement from the men’s lawyers. Evidence gathered so far suggests the bomb was placed inside Caruana Galizia’s rented car while […]

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By Kanti Pertiwi, Universitas Indonesia The global anti-corruption movement has long been dominated by a rationalist approach. Proponents of this approach believe that countries can reduce corruption with the presence of democracy, good organisational culture and governance. This approach also sees corruption as a moral problem. Corruption has been commonly referred to as “cancer”, “AIDS“or ”the […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has resumed hearing the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) plea to order reinvestigation into the Rs1.2 billion Hudaibiya Paper Mills case.  The case, involving money laundering charges against the Sharif family, was initiated by NAB in 2000 but quashed by the Lahore High Court in 2014.  The bench is headed by Justice Mushir […]

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Oxfam urges EU action on ‘tax havens’ 28.11.2017 The EU will shortly publish a tax haven blacklist, part of a strategy to deal with the issue of global tax avoidance and evasion. The charity Oxfam has its doubts though, and has published a list of its own. … read more at: http://www.dw.com/en/panama-papers-eu-draws-up-blacklist/av-41752411

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In fact, they all warned that the costs of setting up the system to sell legalized recreational pot will far outweigh the tax revenues, estimated to be about $400 million a year in the early years. The federal government pegged its costs so far at $700 million and municipalities estimate their costs at between $210 […]

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