29th November 2017
By Kurt Sansone, Malta Today German police will pass on a cache of Panama Papers data to the magistrate leading the inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, German sources told MaltaToday. The information will be handed over by the German federal crime police (BKA) to Magistrate Anthony Vella, who will… Read More
29th November 2017
By Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin, The Guardian The UK has bowed to EU demands on the Brexit divorce bill in a move that could result in the UK paying £50bn to Brussels, in an attempt to get France and Germany to agree to move negotiations to trade. Non-stop behind-the-scenes… Read More
27th November 2017
By Haroon Janjua, OCCRP Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the country’s anti-graft agency to serve notices to 436 Pakistanis who were named in the Panama Papers as owners of offshore companies. The legal petition seeking action against all Pakistanis named in the leaks were tabled by Siraj ul Haq,… Read More
24th November 2017
KYC360 News A draft of Britain’s sanctions law gives ministers too much power and lacks clarity in a number of areas, according to a lawyers’ lobby group. The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, which was introduced in October, will give the United Kingdom the necessary legal powers to continue… Read More
24th November 2017
By Harry Cockburn, The Independent The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was killed in a car bomb last month has taken legal action against the police, alleging the investigation is neither impartial nor independent. Caruana Galizia had done considerable work on exposing corruption in Malta and… Read More
17th November 2017
By Ed Malyon, Independent A former Argentine football official killed himself on Tuesday, the same day that he was accused of taking bribes during the second day of a Fifa corruption trial that began in New York this week. Jorge Delhon, an executive with the Argentine government’s Football For… Read More
16th November 2017
By Oliver Laughland, Guardian A senior Fifa official took at least $1m in bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, a witness testified in court on Tuesday, as part of a broad investigation into corruption at Fifa. Julio Grondona, a senior vice-president at Fifa and head… Read More
15th November 2017
By Oliver Laughland, Guardian Some of the world’s largest broadcasters, including Fox Sports, were involved in bribe payments to Fifa officials in order to secure the broadcast rights to major South American football tournaments, a key witness in the investigation into corruption at football’s governing body has told a federal… Read More
15th November 2017
BBC David Davis has moved to reassure the City in a speech at the bank UBS. He said he hoped to get agreement on a time limited Brexit implementation period “very early next year”. The Brexit Secretary stressed it depends on the EU negotiators obtaining a mandate to agree it… Read More
20th October 2017
19 October 2017 By Francesco Guarascio, REUTERS European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country’s best-known journalist, and the EU parliament agreed to hold a debate on media freedom on the island. Malta’s Prime Minister… Read More