Panama Papers Scandal May Land Sanders the White House
Amidst the scandal of the Panama Papers leak on Monday, one politician remains unfazed: Bernie Sanders. When Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca leaked 11.5 million documents to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), they exposed
Brief window of opportunity for South Africans named in the Panama Papers
A number of South African individuals, trusts and companies feature in the recent data leak involving clients of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Although the publication of the data by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists does not allege any violation of tax laws or exchange control regulations by those identified in it, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) and the South African Reserve Bank (“SARB”) have indicated that they will be investigating the tax and…
Post-Panama, there are lessons to be learnt in fighting corruption
The so-called Panama Papers should be used as a launchpad to develop multi-jurisdictional efficiencies and to promote an exchange of best practices globally to fight corruption and mitigate widespread illicit financial flows. Swiss Foreign Ministry public international law and legal adviser and director-general Ambassador Valentin Zellweger said on Monday that the release of the Panama Papers highlighted the increasing difficulties of ensuring corrupt activities remained under wraps in an…
Panama Papers Leak Casts Light on a Law Firm Founded on Secrecy (Published 2016)
Panama Papers Leak Casts Light on a Law Firm Founded on Secrecy - The New York Times
CDC Warns of New Virus Wave | Robot Warplane Unveiled
Nigerian government officials said almost 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria last week have been freed. The 279 students taken from their boarding school in the northern state of Zamfara were in good health.
Suu Kyi in Court After Carnage | Cuomo's #MeToo Moment
Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in court today after a bloody weekend during which hundreds were arrested and the U.N. said at least 18 people were killed when security forces fired on peaceful protesters. And New York Gov.