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    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go
    Apr06

    #PanamaPapers: Icelandic leader to go

    The prime minister of Iceland is the first casualty of the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm. ||| London/Reykjavik – Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, his party said on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the...

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement
    Apr05

    Ukraine worried about EU association agreement

    The Dutch Ukraine referendum threatens to put a damper on the EU association agreement with Ukraine. The “no” campaign is leading the opinion polls. Ukrainian activists are trying to turn the tide. …read more Source:...

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?
    Apr05

    Netherlands: A referendum on EU politics?

    For the Eurosceptics who launched the Dutch referendum, the vote is more about getting “democracy” in the EU rather than the Ukraine deal itself. Are they going to succeed? …read more Source:...

    Panama Papers Panic: The Worldwide Dirty Dealings Tsunami
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Panic: The Worldwide Dirty Dealings Tsunami

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rabat – It is an established truth, almost axiomatic, that world leaders are, indeed, world liars that take their people’s trust in them for granted. A sort of a blank check they can use at will and with no scruples, whatsoever. The word “politics” ought to be revisited by linguists and...

    New Investigations Target Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets
    Apr05

    New Investigations Target Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets

    The full extent and implications from a leak of records about offshore bank accounts from a Panamanian firm are not yet clear, and more stories about them are expected in the coming days, but already governments across the world are pledging investigations or denouncing the reports as unfounded attacks. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela...

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers
    Apr05

    A conversation with Panama’s suddenly notorious lawyers

    Days before the shock of the #PanamaPapers, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca discussed their eponymous firm with Blake Schmidt. ||| Sao Paulo – For decades now, Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca have been the go-to guys in Panama for international investors looking to put their money in far-flung places. But even before the world learned...

    Panama Papers Update: US Justice Dept reviewing law firm reports
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Update: US Justice Dept reviewing law firm reports

    The department is determining whether the findings point to evidence of corruption and other violations of U.S. law. The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing reports about the offshore financial arrangements of global politicians and public figures based on 11.5 million leaked files from a Panamanian law firm, a department spokesman said on...

    Panama Papers Update: Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss tax avoidance allegations
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Update: Credit Suisse, HSBC dismiss tax avoidance allegations

    HSBC and Credit Suisse we.re named among the banks that helped set up complex structures that make it hard for tax collectors and investigators to track the flow of money from one place to another Credit Suisse and HSBC, two of the world’s largest wealth managers, dismissed on Tuesday suggestions they were actively using offshore structures...

    Panama Papers Update: Probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks
    Apr05

    Panama Papers Update: Probes opened, China limits access to news on leaks

    Following the reports, China has moved to limit local access to coverage of the matter with state media denouncing Western reporting on the leak as biased against non-Western leaders. 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...

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets
    Apr05

    Governments Vow to Find Tax Evaders Hiding Offshore Assets

    The full extent and implications from a leak of records about offshore bank accounts from a Panamanian firm are not yet clear, and more stories about them are expected in the coming days, but already governments across the world are pledging investigations or denouncing the reports as unfounded attacks. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela...

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