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.
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.
Defense attorneys in the upcoming criminal trial argued that the words “shell” company and “tax haven” would unfairly inflame the passions of the jury.
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.
A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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.