21 December 2017 Josh White Margaret Hodge, UK MP for Barking, who chairs the All Parliamentary Party Group (APPG) on Responsible Tax, speaks to International Tax Review about the Paradise Papers and how best to tackle tax avoidance in a modern global economy. … read more at: http://www.internationaltaxreview.com/Article/3777212/Corporate-Tax/Q-A-Margaret-Hodge-on-the-Paradise-Papers-and-responsible-tax.html

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A watchdog group has filed a criminal complaint against the Anglo-Swiss commodities giant Glencore following revelations from the Paradise Papers. Human rights campaigners in Switzerland have formally asked the country’s attorney general to investigate how the multinational obtained a copper mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under Swiss law, the office of […]

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Major Italian newspaper La Repubblica has named assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia as its person of the year for 2017.  The editorial, penned by renowned Italian journalist Roberto Saviano, describes Caruana Galizia as a journalist who embodied the power of the pen and who realised that Malta was morphing into an international hub for money […]

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PokerStars and PokerNews relationship revealed Most poker players, enthusiasts and fans had no idea that PokerStars was mentioned in the Paradise Papers. The revelations about PokerStars were… read more at: https://www.legaluspokersites.com/news/pokerstars-featured-paradise-papers-part-1/9833

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Salahuddin Khan Mehsud is one tough cop. He has to be, working in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, a tribal region that the U.S. government calls a lawless hotbed of jihadist terrorism. Yet he assured me when we met recently in the town of Kohat that the province had “not had one major incident of terrorism” this […]

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The investigative media group behind the recent Paradise Papers revelations has today released information from the corporate registers of four Caribbean jurisdictions that it says adds layers of information to the limited amount that the jurisdictions currently put into the public domain. The four jurisdictions named and shamed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists […]

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This is an OZY Special Briefing, an extension of the Presidential Daily Brief. The Special Briefing tells you what you need to know about an important issue, individual or story that is making news. Each one serves up an interesting selection of facts, opinions, images and videos in order to catch you up and vault […]

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Jeremy Corbyn has expressed his support for the Guardian and the BBC in the face of legal action over their reporting on overseas tax havens, which he described as “an immoral scourge”. The Labour leader said the investigative reporting involved in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers was essential to promoting democratic debate. Quick guide […]

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Photo: Getty Today the European Parliament releases a list of recommendations to crack down on tax evasion. Following evidence of tax avoidance in both the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers, the EU has steadily moved to crack down on tax evaders. In December alone, the EU blacklisted 17 countries with lax tax laws, outlawed […]

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Jeremy Corbyn has expressed his support for the Guardian and the BBC in the face of legal action over their reporting on overseas tax havens, which he described as “an immoral scourge”. The Labour leader said the investigative reporting involved in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers was essential to promoting democratic debate. Quick guide […]

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On December 15, the European Parliament and the European Council agreed to a series of measures aimed at bolstering know-your-customer and anti-money laundering efforts, including a rule that would impact cryptocurrency exchanges. Under the agreed-upon terms, these marketplaces, as well as providers of virtual asset wallets, would be required to identify their users. The measures […]

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