In an unprecedented move, Mihran Poghosian, a senior Armenian official named in the Panama Papers’ corruption exposé, resigned from office on April 18. His stated reason, though, was not the accusations against him, but, apparently, a more patriotic one – the dishonor of sharing press space alongside Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. In an explanation sent […]

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Armenia’s Chief Judicial Enforcer Mihran Poghosyan YEREVAN—Armenia’s Chief compulsory enforcement officer—the country’s judicial enforcer–Mihran Poghosyan has resigned after his name appeared in the recently released trove of documents, known as the Panama Papers, revealed that he had offshore holdings. Earlier this month, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the German Sueddeutsche Zeitung received 11.5 […]

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Tax breaks a la Panama Papers not for everyday Kiwis What’s the New Zealand link to the Panama Papers? The infamous Panama Papers have brought to light some of New Zealand’s legal loopholes – so can you get a tax break like the super-rich? Under New Zealand law, someone who is not a New Zealand resident can […]

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Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says stamping out the “toxic” global culture of tax avoidance will take years. In the light of the Panama Papers, the leak of 11.5 million secret documents from law firm Mossack Fonseca, which offer an insight into the scale of offshore tax evasion, the IMF […]

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Hillary Clinton recently blasted the hidden financial dealings exposed in the Panama Papers, but she and her husband have multiple connections with people who have used the besieged law firm Mossack Fonseca to establish offshore entities. Among them are Gabrielle Fialkoff, finance director for Hillary Clinton’s first campaign for the U.S. Senate; Frank Giustra, a […]

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ISLAMABAD – Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Sunday rejected the possibility of heading a parliamentary commission constituted to probe revelations made in the Panama Papers earlier this month. Responding to Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah’s assertion that the senate chairman was the most suitable person to head the commission, Rabbani said […]

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Hillary Clinton recently blasted the hidden financial dealings exposed in the Panama Papers, but she and her husband have multiple connections with people who have used the besieged law firm Mossack Fonseca to establish offshore entities. Among them are Gabrielle Fialkoff, finance director for Hillary Clinton’s first campaign for the U.S. Senate; Frank Giustra, a […]

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World Bulletin / News Desk Spain’s industry minister resigned Friday after he was named in the Panama Papers and other media revelations that claimed he had links to offshore firms, the latest political victim from the global scandal. Jose Manuel Soria said in a statement that he had tendered his resignation “in light of the […]

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