The Panama Papers

Author: Bastian Obermayer
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1786071495
Size: 62.90 MB
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Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents revealing how the president of Argentina has sequestered millions of dollars of state money for private use. This is just the beginning. Obermayer and fellow Süddeutsche journalist Frederik Obermaier find themselves immersed in the secret world where complex networks of letterbox companies help the super-rich to hide their money. Faced with the contents of the largest data leak in history, they activate an international network of journalists to follow every possible line of inquiry. Operating in the strictest secrecy for over a year, they uncover cases involving European prime ministers and international dictators, emirs and kings, celebrities and aristocrats. The real-life thriller behind the story of the century, The Panama Papers is an intense, unputdownable account that proves, once and for all, that there exists a small elite living by a different set of rules and blows their secret world wide open.

The Panama Papers

Author: Frederik Obermaier
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1786071495
Size: 42.67 MB
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From the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting 11.5 million documents sent through encrypted channels. The secret records of 214,000 offshore companies. The largest data leak in history. In early 2015, an anonymous whistle-blower led investigative journalists Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier into the shadow economy where the super-rich hide billions of dollars in complex financial networks. Thus began the ground-breaking investigation that saw an international team of 400 journalists work in secret for a year to uncover cases involving heads of state, politicians, businessmen, big banks, the mafia, diamond miners, art dealers and celebrities. A real-life thriller, The Panama Papers is the gripping account of how the story of the century was exposed to the world.

Corporate And Trust Structures

Author: David Chaikin
Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing
ISBN: 1925588866
Size: 68.89 MB
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Corporate and Trust Structures: Legal and Illegal Dimensions is a collection of essays by experts in company law, trusts and financial crime. It explores the nature of companies and trusts, how they have been utilised for legitimate business purposes, and how they can be exploited by criminals for illegal purposes. Basic concepts relating to trusts and companies are considered, together with recent developments in corporate liability, including when liability may be attributed to companies and when the veil of limited liability may be lifted. Complex corporate structures, including the ownership structure of the Alibaba Group, are examined. The Panama Papers’ revelations are also discussed together with the mechanisms within trusts and company structures that make them vulnerable and attractive for criminal abuse. The essayists address critical issues in the domestic and international contexts, including the requirements of the international standards against money laundering relevant to trusts and companies. Academics, lawyers, business people and policy-makers will find the essays topical and relevant.

The Third Realm Of Luxury

Author: Joanne Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350062790
Size: 64.85 MB
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In a world that is obsessed with luxury, critical luxury studies is a rapidly emerging field. This is the first book to explore the interplay between the real and imaginary realms of luxury, considering the most significant developments in the theories and practices of luxurious places and spaces over the last fifty years. Providing a critical approach to contemporary interpretations of luxury, the book interrogates the distinction between real places and imaginary spaces. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of leading scholars, it features a range of case studies which take the reader from the Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge to expressions of sensuality in the 1970s domestic interior, and global conceptions of fine wine and art. The Third Realm of Luxury considers the interplay between luxury and space in both the past and the present, examining the abstract conception of excess and exoticism, as well as the real locations of the home, hotel, apartment, and palace. Full of original research, it is a key contribution to the study of consumption, design, fashion, and architecture.

The Rough Guide To Panama

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 0241332168
Size: 72.97 MB
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Written in Rough Guides' trademark opinionated style, this travel guide offers insightful, first-hand accounts of Panama's top sights and local secrets, from the Panama Canal's new multi-billion-dollar expansion to partying in the Azuero Peninsula. With full colour pictures throughout, and up-to-date listings on hotels, restaurants, nightlife and shops across every price range, all of which are marked on our user-friendly maps, The Rough Guide to Panama is the ultimate guide to this dazzling Central American country. You may dream of lazing on a hammock on a white-sand beach, or itch to explore every corner of Panama City's casco viejo. You might want to scour every chapter in detail, or perhaps you're simply looking for fast-fix itineraries and cherry-picked highlights. Whether you're an armchair explorer or an adrenaline junkie, The Rough Guide to Panama won't let you down. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Panama.