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Malta gets new PM amid Daphne Caruana Galizia murder probe
Hamish Boland-Rudder · January 13, 2020

Malta has a new prime minister following the resignation of the former leader, Joseph Muscat, whose top adviser was linked to the car bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

‘Urgent’ EU Plan to End Secret Company Ownership Poised to Miss Deadline
Simon Bowers · December 23, 2019

Countries, including Malta and Cyprus, are running out of time to comply with new rules aimed at thwarting corrupt regimes, mafia groups and terror funders.

Citing Panama Papers, Warren announces plan to fight global corruption
Will Fitzgibbon · December 18, 2019

The Democratic presidential hopeful pledged new laws to stamp out shell companies, and also planned to increase global collaboration to fight tax evasion.

Lawyers say ‘tax haven’ is a dirty word in Panama Papers case
Will Fitzgibbon · December 16, 2019

Defense attorneys in the upcoming criminal trial argued that the words “shell” company and “tax haven” would unfairly inflame the passions of the jury.

Malta’s PM to resign in January amid journalist murder scandal
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 1, 2019

Joseph Muscat confirmed he will resign in January as the scandal over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to envelop his government.

Top Malta resignations linked to scandal over journalist murder probe
Fergus Shiel · November 26, 2019

Two government ministers and the prime minister’s chief of staff have resigned two years after the death of anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia. 

Businessman arrested in Malta journalist murder probe
Douglas Dalby · November 20, 2019

A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Panama Papers and the ‘thin line’ for legal tax dodging
Ritu Sarin, P Vaidyanathan Iyer and Jay Mazoomdaar · November 12, 2019

It’s a thin line that separates tax evasion, which is outright illegal, and tax avoidance, which may or may not be legal.

Fugitive or not? Panama Papers pre-trial continues
Will Fitzgibbon · November 7, 2019

In recent weeks, U.S. prosecutors and defense attorneys representing men charged with financial crimes arising from the Panama Papers have sparred over definitions, legal principles and documents. Here’s the latest.

US poised to crack down on anonymous shell companies
Sasha Chavkin · October 23, 2019

The United States is one step closer to putting an end to anonymous shell companies with the Corporate Transparency Act passing the House of Representatives.