Manfred Galdes, the former director at the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit has been appointed CEO and director of ARQ Group’s compliance and anti-money laundering branch. The ARQ Group is a multi-disciplinary professional services organisation set-up in joint venture between the founding partners of Capstone Group and those of law firm Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal. Dr Galdes […]

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In this interview with Professor Patrice Lumumba, a  former  Director of Anti-Corruption Commission in Kenya and the Director of the Kenya School of Law, he discusses the challenges of fighting corruption. Lumumba, who was on Channels Television, expresses the hope that with a  sustenance of the momentum in President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption, the […]

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Home » Top Stories » NAVEED BUTT Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) has decided to start a mass mobilisation campaign against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government from October 18 in the event that the ruling party shoots down its Panama Papers (Inquiry and Trial) Bill, 2016 in the National Assembly, it is learnt. According to […]

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However, the latest probe comes on the back of another investigation into the LuxLeaks affair, which exposed “sweetheart” deals given by Luxembourg — allowing hundreds of companies to use taxation devices to reduce their tax liabilities in other member states. Despite taking evidence for several months, the LuxLeaks investigation has, so far, failed to put an end to the schemes. The original investigation — known as TAXE 1 — […]

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In this interview with Professor Patrice Lumumba, a  former  Director of Anti-Corruption Commission in Kenya and the Director of the Kenya School of Law, he discusses the challenges of fighting corruption. Lumumba, who was on Channels Television, expresses the hope that with a  sustenance of the momentum in President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption, the […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has threatened to shut Islamabad and not the Nawaz Sharif government to function after Muharram if the prime minister did not present himself for accountability on account of the offshore companies. The PTI chief said he would have launched a sit-in at the rally place right from today […]

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Home» Pakistan » General News Posted by Parvez Jabri 5 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Talal Chaudhry said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Inasf (PTI) itself was not sincere in investigations on Panama Papers as they wanted to get political milage on the issue. Talking to Tv channel, he said PTI chief Imran Khan was trying to […]

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Europe’s PANA Committee held its first public hearing in Brussels. Photo: T. Comodini Cachia, via Twitter By Will Fitzgibbon BRUSSELS, Belgium — European parliamentarians met with journalists from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners on Tuesday in Brussels, as the European Union seeks to develop plans to tackle widespread tax […]

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LAHORE: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has given another ultimatum to both Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the state institutions, threatening that he will not allow the PML-N government to function after Muharram if the premier did not present himself for accountability and the state institutions failed to take any action against him […]

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has received data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, authorities said Thursday, adding they paid nearly 6 million kroner ($902,500) for it. Jim Soerensen, an official with the Danish Customs and Tax Administration, said they “were given permission Sept. 9 […]

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