16th November 2016
There needs to be a “comprehensive global approach” against secret tax structures, says the Nobel Prize-winning economist, Joseph Stiglitz, who called for “zero tolerance”. Speaking to Parliament’s Panama Committee on Wednesday, the former advisor to the Panamanian government suggested that secrecy in tax affairs should be treated like a disease which needs to be isolated. Read More
16th November 2016
One week after India’s sudden declaration that 500- and 1,000-rupee notes were no longer legal tender, the economy is in chaos. Read More
16th November 2016
The day US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Mary Jo White announced she would hand over power prior to President Trump's inauguration, an SEC panel on blockchain began to paint a picture of just how deep the changes could go. Read More
16th November 2016
A combination of Big Data analytics and distributed ledger technology could help financial institutions combat escalating levels of financial crime, says the chief executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, Andrew Bailey. Read More
16th November 2016
The sudden withdrawal of 500- and 1,000-rupee notes will batter India’s currency-reliant poor and middle classes, leaving tax evaders unscathed. Read More
15th November 2016
Official accusations of bribery likely hide elite competition over a shrinking economic pie. Read More
15th November 2016
A bank manager has told how two aeroplanes full of banknotes were used in a cash exchange being investigated in a major Nigerian corruption case. Read More
15th November 2016
The long standing tussle on the issue of protection of central government officials from investigating agencies, between the Supreme Court and successive central governments is likely to be renewed with the central government’s recent approval of the changes proposed in the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013. Read More
15th November 2016
For nearly seven weeks, Malaysia's leading pro-reform group has waged an information insurgency through towns and villages nationwide, shining light on a scandal involving Prime Minister Najib Razak and state-owned fund 1MDB. Read More
15th November 2016
Applebaum ignored the advice, and seven months later the closet door would be burst open when anti-corruption police arrested him at home. On Monday, the friend turned informant was the first Crown witness at Applebaum’s trial on 14 charges of fraud, breach of trust and conspiracy. Read More