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    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny
    Apr08

    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny

    Banking watchdogs across Europe are checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama. ||| Geneva – Banking watchdogs across Europe have begun checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama that showed how offshore companies are used to stash clients’ wealth. Switzerland’s...

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review
    Apr07

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review

    Panama will form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices in the wake of the #PanamaPapers scandal. ||| Panama City – Panama said on Wednesday it would form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices following the leak of information from a local law firm that has...

    Ukraine pilot ‘starts dry hunger strike’
    Apr06

    Ukraine pilot ‘starts dry hunger strike’

    Nadiya Savchenko, convicted over the killing of two Russian journalists, began a hunger strike without water, her lawyer said. ||| Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted over the killing of two Russian journalists, began a hunger strike without water on Wednesday to demand her return to Ukraine, her lawyer said.Lawyer Mark Feigin...

    #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...

    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...

    #PanamaPapers: World figures deny wrongdoing
    Apr05

    #PanamaPapers: World figures deny wrongdoing

    Revelations in the “Panama Papers” have prompted governments to probe possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful. ||| London/Panama City – Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful on Monday after a leak of four decades of documents from a Panamanian law firm that...

    US Justice Dept reviewing #PanamaPapers
    Apr04

    US Justice Dept reviewing #PanamaPapers

    The US Justice Department is reviewing the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm for evidence of corruption or other violations of US law. ||| Washington – The US Justice Department is reviewing the leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm that reveal the offshore financial arrangements of global politicians and public figures, a...

    #PanamaPapers: Call for probe into Poroshenko
    Apr04

    #PanamaPapers: Call for probe into Poroshenko

    Ukrainian lawmakers said parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian lawmakers said on Monday parliament should investigate allegations that President Petro Poroshenko used an offshore firm to avoid tax, following a global leak of documents from a...

    Panama to assist in #PanamaPapers ‘probe’
    Apr04

    Panama to assist in #PanamaPapers ‘probe’

    The Government of Panama is ready to cooperate with investigation in any money laundering probe linked to Mossack Fonseca. ||| Mexico City – The government of Panama is ready to cooperate with investigation in any money laundering probe linked to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama firm selling offshore companies, according to a statement issued by...

    ‘Panama Papers’ lift lid on illicit deals
    Apr04

    ‘Panama Papers’ lift lid on illicit deals

    Leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm reveal how top politicians, sports stars and criminals hide their money. ||| Berlin – A huge leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm reveals how top politicians, sports stars and criminals hide their money using offshore tax havens, Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung said...

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