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Economics Europe

Is Britain coming for the tax havens?

While the Criminal Finance Bills lacks several provisions advocates had hoped for, it remains a major step forward in the UK’s ability to tackle tax evasion and fraud in the

International Politics

Modern-day corruption: A primer

The rise of the internet had embedded corruption risks even deeper into the governments of developing and developed nations alike.

International Politics

Governments are tightening the noose on tax evasion

Hiding funds through unreported accounts, shell companies, transfer pricing, corporate inversions and other practices presents a high cost to national treasuries.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Deadline to form Spanish government hits. Indiana primary will be decisive. Cameron speaks to Commons re Brexit. UK elections test Labour strength.

Latin America Politics

After Rousseff impeachment vote, what’s next for Brazil?

What’s in store for Rousseff? And, more importantly, how will this debacle affect South America’s largest economy?

Europe Politics

The Island of the blessed — Cameron and the Panama papers

Cameron has to beat tax evasion charges if he is to maintain credibility ahead of the Brexit referendum.

Asia Pacific Politics

Panama Papers lay bare China’s corruption, environmental woes

Fallout from the Panama Papers has landed in China, casting doubt on anti-corruption efforts and pledges for greater environmental stewardship.

Economics Europe

Putin emerges as a winner in the Panama Papers scandal

Despite economic turmoil and challenged political credibility of Russia on the world stage, the Panama Papers revelations of corruption will not pose a  significant threat to the stability of Putin’s

Finance International

The Panama Papers: Risks and opportunities

Fallout from the Panama Papers began the moment the 11.5 million financial and legal documents were leaked from offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. Issues of tax evasion and havens, secrecy

Finance Politics

The Panama Papers: Shadow networks and how they operate

The revelation by the Panama Papers that some of the world’s rich and powerful hide money and assets abroad is not a new one. The extent to which they do