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    EU threatens to put sanctions on Panama, other tax havens
    Apr08

    EU threatens to put sanctions on Panama, other tax havens

    Indians women walk past an advertising poster showing Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan in a market, in Allahabad, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Photo: AP BERLIN: A European Union official threatened Thursday to sanction Panama and other nations if they don’t cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed...

    Russia’s Putin: Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt
    Apr08

    Russia’s Putin: Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting on the preparations for the upcoming Victory Day, marking the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, April 5, 2016. REUTERS ST PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin said a friend of his named in the “Panama Papers” leaks had done...

    Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads
    Apr07

    Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads

    Members of the media outside the UEFA headquarters in Nyon July 29, 2011. REUTERS ZURICH/REYKJAVIK: Swiss police raided the European soccer body UEFA on Wednesday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of the global soccer body FIFA. The impact of the leaked documents...

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of offshore accounts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a press conference at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Photo: AP BERLIN: The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. The...

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks
    Apr06

    Ukraine leader defends himself in offshore account leaks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, January 14, 2016. REUTERS TOKYO: The president of Ukraine has defended himself in the massive leak of records on offshore accounts that has named political officials, business and celebrities from around the world. Petro Poroshenko said at a news conference...

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote
    Apr05

    Iceland president rejects PM’s attempt to call a new vote

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, speaks during a parliamentary session in Reykjavik on Monday, April 4, 2016. Photo: AP REYKJAVIK: Iceland’s president on Tuesday refused a request from the prime minister to dissolve parliament and call a new election amid a dispute over the premier’s offshore tax affairs....

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks

    The website of the Mossack Fonseca law firm is pictured in this illustration taken April 4, 2016.Photo: Reuters Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company...

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations
    Apr05

    Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss “Panama Papers” tax avoidance allegations

    HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE: Credit Suisse and HSBC, two of the world’s largest wealth managers, dismissed on Tuesday suggestions they were actively using offshore structures to help clients cheat on their taxes. Their comments came a day after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialises in setting up offshore...

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful
    Apr05

    Panama Papers reveal tax havens of rich, powerful

    London/Panama City, April 4 Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful today after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that specialised in setting up offshore companies. The “Panama Papers” revealed financial arrangements of global politicians and public...

    World figures deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” turn spotlight on tax evasion
    Apr04

    World figures deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” turn spotlight on tax evasion

    LONDON/PANAMA CITY: Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday following a leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm which allegedly showed how clients avoided tax or laundered money. The documents detailed schemes involving an array of figures from friends of Russian...

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