Tag Archive for Pakistan

A Year Later, Mixed Fortunes For Panama Papers Line-Up

Ron Marini

When the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 media partners began publishing the Panama Papers investigation on April 3, 2016, almost no country was untouched by its revelations.

Governments in more than 70 Countries have launched over 150 Investigations, Inquiries, Audits and Probes into the affairs of Thousands of People and Corporations linked to Notorious “Panama Papers.”

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Pakistan Becomes the 104th Country to Signs OECD Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

Ronald Marini

On August 29, 2016, we posted OECD Adds 5 More Countries To Its CbC Automatic Exchange Agreement where we discussed that on June 30, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced that 5 new countries have signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for the automatic exchange of tax information.

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Uncle Sam Enlists Another Collections Agent

India and Pakistan are basically the geopolitical Odd Couple, with a few important differences. First and foremost, Felix and Oscar are fictional. Any conflict between the two is resolved with an exchange of funny one-liners and forgotten by the time the end credits roll. Secondly, despite the show’s title, they do have some things in common. They’re both middle-aged guys, both divorced, both New Yorkers, and both reasonably successful professionals.

Other than their status as former British colonial subjects, India and Pakistan have basically nothing in common. More importantly, there is significant conflict between the two and there’s no laugh track to smooth things over. Although the region has been quiet recently, the two have fought five wars since independence in 1947. Even more Read more

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