Panama Papers

Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from his position as leader of the country’s government. Friday’s landmark ruling comes after months of hearings in a case instigated by the “Panama Papers” leaks, related to alleged corruption during his previous two terms in office. A five-member[…]

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SA law firm linked over 400 times in Panama Papers

Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, a Bloemfontein based law firm, has been linked to more than 400 entities in the Panama Papers. A searchable database of the leaked documents, which is hosted by The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), showed that Phatshoane Henney Attorneys has acted as an intermediary for 436[…]

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Khulubuse Zuma linked to US oil deal probe

US authorities are investigating an oil deal originally fronted by President Jacob Zuma’s nephew, mining magnate Khulubuse Zuma, the latest leak in the Panama Papers has revealed. Federal authorities are in a tussle with hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group over a possible criminal guilty plea amid a five-year international[…]

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#PanamaPapers – secrets not so safe.

Panama has never been the premier destination for South Africans who play the offshore investment game. Most prefer the English gentleman act played by the suits from the Channel Islands. Or the comfort offered by Mauritius where one can engage in tax planning with a Mojito in hand over a[…]

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Panama Papers – ‘leak came from hack’

One of the founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers revelations on offshore holdings, said his company was hacked. Ramon Fonseca said the leak was not caused by an insider but that the company was hacked by servers abroad. The leaked documents from[…]

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China denounces Panama Papers’ revelations

China has moved to limit coverage of the massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that may have exposed financial wrongdoing by some of the world’s rich and powerful, blocking some search terms and removing certain stories online. The “Panama Papers” revealed financial arrangements of politicians and public[…]

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The Panama papers and the Zuma link

Mining magnate Khulubuse Zuma has been thrust into the spotlight again as the world reacts to the leak of millions of documents coined “the Panama papers”. This comes as his uncle, President Jacob Zuma, continues to face the fallout from the Nkandla saga. The controversial tycoon was named in the[…]

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Panama Papers leak reveals elite’s tax havens

A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth. Eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. They show how Mossack Fonseca has helped clients launder money, dodge sanctions and evade[…]

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