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    Panama Papers: Law firm says data hack was external, files complaint
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Law firm says data hack was external, files complaint

    "We rule out an inside job. This is not a leak. This is a hack," Fonseca, 63, said at the company's headquarters in Panama City's business district. "We have a theory and we are following it," he added, without elaborating. The Panamanian lawyer at the center of a data leak scandal that has embarrassed a clutch of...

    Panama Papers: Ukraine President Poroshenko denies offshore vehicle was set up to minimise taxes
    Apr06

    Panama Papers: Ukraine President Poroshenko denies offshore vehicle was set up to minimise taxes

    Poroshenko told reporters in Tokyo on Wednesday he had the offshore trust set up to separate his business and political interests after he became president and the arrangements were carried out with full transparency. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko denied he put his assets in an offshore trust to minimise taxes, after the country’s...

    #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...

    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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