Monday, March 11, 2019

Triton is the world’s most murderous malware

Perrottet did not personally declare donations from former employer 

Perrottet did not personally declare donations from former employer

The NSW Treasurer's former law firm has donated thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party since 2010.

Banking leak exposes Russian network with link to Prince Charles: the Troika Laundromat
The Guardian & OCCRP, 4 March 2019. The main purpose of the system of the Troika Laundromat was to channel billions of dollars out of Russia. To protect themselves, the wealthy people behind this system used the identities of poor people as unwitting signatories in the secretive offshore companies that ran the system. See also, The UK Connection: LLP’s all the way - more than 1,000 limited liability partnerships (LLPs) incorporated in the UK handled transactions totalling an estimated $13bn (£9.9bn).

Encouragement Without Education Backfires On Recycling Efforts Pell and Green -  Gizmodo. Someone on my floor is horrible about recycling. Puts non-recyclable stuff in bins and also puts stuff that is recyclable in wrong bin.

Study reveals how psychedelic psilocybin improves long-term creative thinking New Atlas

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  • UK Treasury Committee Report - Economic Crime - Anti-money laundering supervision and sanctions implementation  (8 Mar 2019)

  • Factbox - European banks hit by Russian money laundering scandal  (8 Mar 2019)

  • More banks are caught up in money-laundering scandals  (8 Mar 2019)

  • Swedish FSA Looks for Cooperation in Fighting Money Laundering  (8 Mar 2019)

  • US House passes bill to require presidents to disclose their tax returns  (8 Mar 2019)

  • Bupa reaches A$157m settlement with tax office after decade-long dispute  (8 Mar 2019)

  • Chief Ministers reject Channel Islands' 'tax haven' label  (8 Mar 2019)

  • A third of British billionaires have moved to a tax haven  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Tax haven rich list part 2: Billionaires with a grip on Britain from abroad (7 Mar 2019)

  • Almost a third of British billionaires have moved to tax havens, or are relocaitng  (7 Mar 2019)

  • The Times view on the super-rich living in offshore havens: Unfair Tax  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Tax haven rich list: Elite swap Britain for sunshine and superyachts  (7 Mar 2019)

  • The world's most popular tax havens  (7 Mar 2019)

  • EU to triple tax haven black list  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Obama: Paying the 'max tax' is 'something that I insist upon'  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Glencore bankrolled covert campaign to prop up coal  (7 Mar 2019)

  • EU considers adding UAE, Oman on tax haven blacklist  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Bribery and Corruption: Mobile Telesystems Pjsc and Its Uzbek Subsidiary Enter into Resolutions of $850 Million with the Department of Justice for Paying Bribes in Uzbekistan  (7 Mar 2019)

  • The world needs to change the way it taxes companies  (7 Mar 2019)

  • UK tax reform must be condition of EU post-Brexit trade accord  (7 Mar 2019)

  • Firm in NHS row over cystic fibrosis drug paid almost no UK tax  (6 Mar 2019)

  • France to target online tech giants with digital tax  (6 Mar 2019)

  • France targets Google, Amazon and Facebook with 3% digital tax  (6 Mar 2019)

  • The Corporate Crime Gap: How the UK Lags Behind the US in Policing Corporate Financial Crime (6 Mar 2019)

  • Q&A: what is the 'Troika Laundromat' and how did it work?  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Elite UK school fees paid via tax haven firms, leak reveals  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Superyachts and private schools: Britain's dirty money problem  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Troika Laundromat: UK partnerships moved billions through Baltic to Europe, data shows  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Despite Laundromats, EU to Nix Dirty Money Blacklist  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Dutch Banks Used by 'Troika Laundromat'  (6 Mar 2019)

  • Troika Laundromat revelations hit European bank shares  (6 Mar 2019)

  • UK Whistle-blower reports to the FCA rise 24%  (6 Mar 2019)

  • The regulators of corporate Britain have been too timid for too long. It's time for a new approach  (4 Mar 2019)

  • UK Ministers halt discussion of tax transparency bill  (4 Mar 2019)

  • John Bercow chides UK ministers for tax bill 'discourtesy'  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Seven EU Countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta and The Netherland) Labeled 'Tax Havens' in EU Parliament Report  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Claims against banks in Disney tax avoidance case could pass £1bn  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Banking leak exposes Russian network with link to Prince Charles  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Prince Charles charity link to Russian offshore network  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Help to buy has had its day. Time to tax the builders and close the scheme  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Spain, Britain sign Gibraltar tax deal  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Oil lobby group opposes carbon tax backed by biggest members  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Countrywide fined £215000 over money-laundering failings  (4 Mar 2019)

  • Tax avoidance, global inequality and the complicity of big media  (4 May 2019)

  • Who's really got the upper hand in offshore tax negotiations?  (4 Mar 2019)

  • How US Democrats Want to Tax the Rich  (4 Mar 2019)

  • From pornography to photocopying: A look at France's most unusual taxes (4 Mar 2019)

  • Prostitution, dogs and loneliness: A look at Germany's weirdest taxes  (4 Mar 2019)