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    Panama Papers: call for offshore tax reform after data revelations
    Apr05

    Panama Papers: call for offshore tax reform after data revelations

    Political leaders named in leaks deny wrongdoing while other governments launch inquiries amid demands for reform • What are the Panama Papers? • Opinion: secret riches and public rageReverberations from the Panama Papers were felt worldwide on Monday, with political leaders named in the disclosures angrily denying any wrongdoing while other...

    Mikhail Porechenkov chosen for crime series set on Narva bridge
    Apr05

    Mikhail Porechenkov chosen for crime series set on Narva bridge

    The Russian actor Mikhail Porechenkov who is to play one of the lead roles in a version of the crime drama television series ‘The Bridge’ set on the Narva River bridge between Estonia and Russia, to be shot for the Russian television channel NTV, has been blacklisted in Latvia and Ukraine, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source:...

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

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

    By Ben Blanchard and Lisa Jucca 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 structures. The “Panama Papers” have cast light on the financial arrangements of high...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes

    PARIS (AFP) – Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities.The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups began revealing the results of a year-long investigation into a trove of 11.5 million...

    Dutch gear up for the other EU vote giving Brussels a headache
    Apr05

    Dutch gear up for the other EU vote giving Brussels a headache

    Wednesday’s referendum on association agreement with Ukraine exposes rifts in attitudes towards EU amid tense ties with Russia after MH17The dividing lines of the referendum are clearly drawn. Supporters say a yes vote will deliver security and trade; opponents see a chance to wrest back control from the so-called undemocratic forces of...