Democracy does not just arrive like a prize when a country achieves a certain level of GDP, writes John Feffer IF YOU are a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health.Recent elections in these countries […]

/ Globalisation has led to a significant proportion of international trade to be carried out by conglomerates or multi-national enterprises (MNEs) who operate across multiple countries through related parties. A January 2017 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates that base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) tools employed by MNEs are […]

Five members of the Oxford Climate Justice Campaign (OCJC) staged a protest at the University of Oxford’s Sustainability Showcase last night, standing for the duration of the ceremony with signs that questioned the University’s continued investments in fossil fuels. The students rose from their seats to display a sign that read “Still investing in fossil […]

Mills Oakley has deepened its litigation expertise with the recruitment of a high-profile litigator in Brisbane. Ashley Tiplady has joined the top firm as a partner based in Brisbane, making the move from boutique firm Russells. He also spent a majority of his career at MinterEllison. Tiplady is experienced in large “bet-the-farm” commercial litigation, defamation, […]

The brave individuals who report wrongdoing at work are vital for exposing corrupt schemes and actions. Countless lives and billions of dollars of public funds have been saved thanks to whistleblowers. Too often, however, they face retaliation after bringing corruption, fraud and financial malpractice to light. These attacks are sometimes professional, sometimes legal, and can […]

The number of leaked, confidential documents from the database of offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca. … read more at: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/panama-papers.asp

The number of leaked, confidential documents from the database of offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca. … read more at: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/panama-papers.asp

The Islamabad High Court on Thursday rejected former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail petition seeking release from jail on medical grounds in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference. A two-member bench comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani pronounced the verdict after hearing arguments from Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris and the prosecutor for […]

Pope Francis attends a meeting with indigenous people of the Amazon region in the Coliseo Regional Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo by EPA/LUCA ZENNARO/MaxPPP) Shocked by stories of atrocities against Amazonian natives at the height of the early-twentieth-century rubber boom, Pope Pius X’s first encyclical in 1912 was called Lacrimabili statu […]

Pope Francis attends a meeting with indigenous people of the Amazon region in the Coliseo Regional Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo by EPA/LUCA ZENNARO/MaxPPP) Shocked by stories of atrocities against Amazonian natives at the height of the early-twentieth-century rubber boom, Pope Pius X’s first encyclical in 1912 was called Lacrimabili statu […]