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Re: The Panama Papers

#161  Postby Scot Dutchy » Apr 15, 2016 10:10 am

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Teague wrote:Under Sander's the top tax rate...


He is not going to be elected so you are wasting your time with these fantasies.


Is it the last 9 or 10 primaries he's won in a row now?


Doesn't change the fact that he's still way behind in number of representatives.


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Re: The Panama Papers

#162  Postby Alan B » Apr 15, 2016 10:23 am

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Panama Papers: Abu Dhabi emir's vast London property empire revealed

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan owns a list of luxury property in London longer than his name. And now we know exactly what and where that property is thanks to the Panama Papers. IBTimes UK headed to Mayfair to get a feel for just how much property Al-Nahyan owns in the city.

Al-Nahyan is emir of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the oil-rich Gulf state known for the lavish spending and ostentatious displays of wealth of its ruling class. He and his family are worth billions. The Forbes rich list puts his net worth at around £16bn ($23bn). Like any self-respecting member of the financial elite, he owns property in some of London's most exclusive postcodes — an empire of more than 250 properties worth in the billions, it is estimated.
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Using data from Land Registry, which has a database of foreign companies which own property in London, it is possible to cross-reference the Panama Papers and find out which are owned by Al-Nayhan through his many offshore firms.

This is just London. How much does he own in other cities in other parts of the world?

No wonder the Tories want to privatise the Land Registry - we can't have this data exposed for all and sundry...
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Re: The Panama Papers

#163  Postby quas » Apr 15, 2016 1:52 pm

Swiss banker whistleblower: CIA behind Panama Papers

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/12/swiss-ba ... apers.html
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Re: The Panama Papers

#164  Postby Acetone » Apr 15, 2016 3:30 pm

Scot Dutchy wrote:
aban57 wrote:
WayOfTheDodo wrote:
Scot Dutchy wrote:

He is not going to be elected so you are wasting your time with these fantasies.


Is it the last 9 or 10 primaries he's won in a row now?


Doesn't change the fact that he's still way behind in number of representatives.


Dont tell them that it will spoil their wet dream.

Are you 67 or 10?
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Re: The Panama Papers

#165  Postby tuco » Apr 15, 2016 4:03 pm

Five EU nations agree tax crackdown in wake of Panama leak - http://www.bbc.com/news/business-36052142

Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards - http://www.dw.com/en/panama-agrees-to-a ... a-19190015

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Re: The Panama Papers

#166  Postby Scot Dutchy » Apr 15, 2016 5:57 pm

Acetone wrote:
Scot Dutchy wrote:
aban57 wrote:
WayOfTheDodo wrote:

Is it the last 9 or 10 primaries he's won in a row now?


Doesn't change the fact that he's still way behind in number of representatives.


Dont tell them that it will spoil their wet dream.

Are you 67 or 10?


Sometimes you have to be 10 for some members to understand.
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Re: The Panama Papers

#167  Postby quas » Apr 16, 2016 12:29 pm

quas wrote:Swiss banker whistleblower: CIA behind Panama Papers

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/12/swiss-ba ... apers.html


Who here actually believed this is the handiwork of CIA?
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Re: The Panama Papers

#168  Postby Alan B » Apr 16, 2016 3:21 pm

Seems like some blame shifting here. It's that evil CIA that's the cause of it all so there's bound to be some fakery going on here - allegedly...
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Re: The Panama Papers

#169  Postby quas » May 29, 2016 6:57 pm

The Panama Papers has turned into Schrodinger's Cat. Who is to blame?
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Re: The Panama Papers

#170  Postby tuco » May 29, 2016 7:19 pm

Those who believed it to be alive ;)
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Re: The Panama Papers

#171  Postby DougC » Sep 08, 2016 12:51 am

B.B.C. - Denmark to buy leaked data
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Re: The Panama Papers

#172  Postby Oldskeptic » Sep 08, 2016 1:10 am

DougC wrote:B.B.C. - Denmark to buy leaked data


Well, thanks to the trade agreement Hillary and Obama negotiated with Panama the US won't have to buy information about US citizens banking there from shady hackers. They can just issue legal subpoenas.
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Re: The Panama Papers

#173  Postby chango369 » Oct 03, 2021 3:54 pm

From the same group that released the Panama Papers.

ISLAMABAD:
The world is all set to dive into the Pandora's box of offshore finances as a new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) into international finance and tax havens will be released to the public at 9:30pm on Sunday.

The ICIJ’s major investigation titled: “The Pandora Papers”, is said to be the result of 600 journalists in 117 countries studying for months roughly 11.9 million documents that leaked from the offshore environment. The countdown has begun as the names of several Pakistanis are said to be on the Pandora Papers.

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‘Pandora Papers’ to open Pandora’s box

ETA: WAPO: BILLIONS HIDDEN BEYOND REACH
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Re: The Panama Papers

#174  Postby Alan C » Oct 03, 2021 9:12 pm

I wonder if it will be brown-trousers time for anyone this time around.
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Re: The Panama Papers

#175  Postby Tortured_Genius » Oct 03, 2021 9:34 pm

Judging by the stuff on the BBC website it mainly seems to show the rich and powerful utilising various legal tax avoidance schemes (which by a strange co-incidence, many of them were involved in setting up) to salt away their billions using methods not generally available to the plebs.

In other news, ursine creatures are shown to defecate in arboreal locales and Pope in Catholicism shock.
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Re: The Panama Papers

#176  Postby Blackadder » Oct 05, 2021 8:41 am

Helping the rich avoid tax is probably the world’s second oldest profession.

Places like Monaco, Liechtenstein, Andorra, San Marino and Jersey would almost certainly have been incorporated into their much larger neighbours long ago were it not for their favourable tax regimes.
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Re: The Panama Papers

#177  Postby proudfootz » Oct 16, 2021 11:01 pm

Who'd've thunk it?

Indeed, the United States is now ranked as the world's No. 2 tax haven by the Tax Justice Network, sheltering more money than any other except for the Cayman Islands.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pandora-pa ... th-dakota/
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