Pakistan curb / Iran, China prisoners / New Zealand scrutiny

INFO: Pakistan Senate set to pass bill to curb NAB’s powers.  The Senate will take up on the opening day of its pre-budget session a crucial bill seeking to curtail powers of Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau to investigate corruption cases in provinces.

Amir Wasim/Dawn: https://www.dawn.com/news/1257232/senate-set-to-pass-bill-to-curb-nabs-powers

INFO: Iran, China to extradite prisoners charged with financial corruption.  According to Iran's state news agency, the President of Iran's General Inspection Organization held talks with Chinese authorities on ways to extradite prisoners sentenced for financial corruption seeking asylum in Iran or China.

Trend News Agency: http://en.trend.az/iran/politics/2531016.html

COMMENTARY: NZ needs to assure world of trust scrutiny.  "Mossack Fonseca, the Panamanian law firm whose records were hacked, told its mainly Latin American clients New Zealand was an appealing place to establish a foreign trust, with their tax-free status and limited disclosure obligations."

NZ Herald: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11636936

Popular posts from this blog

Global Anticorruption Blog - Guest Post: Why Debarment Is Different–A Reply to Professor Stephenson

Australia Federal Police / U.S. pull out / Malaysia hope

Mongolia SME fund / Singapore business bribes / Malaysia logging contracts