The Indian Express has learnt that around six weeks ago, individual Indian account holders received communications from the FTA that the Indian request for banking details meets the requirements specified in the DTA (double taxation agreement) signed by the two countries as well as of the 2012 Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance.
The prosecutors said they are looking at whether Deutsche Bank may have assisted clients to set up offshore companies in tax havens so that funds transferred to accounts at Deutsche Bank could skirt anti-money laundering safeguards.
"In Panama Paper leak case, Madhya Pradesh chief minister has no role," Gandhi told a select group of journalists when asked about his comments during a rally in Jhabua district of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday.
Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks during the hearing of a suo moto case regarding Rs 35 billion worth shady transactions from and to the account of Zardari Group, a business owned by the former president and Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur.
Panama Papers: This is evident from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca’s response to authorities in the BVI and the Bahamas who sought information on client companies soon after the Panama Papers revelations in April 2016.
Panama Papers: More than 11 million documents from the secret files of Mossack Fonseca, a law firm headquartered in tax haven Panama, were accessed by Munich-based newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung which collaborated with ICIJ and over 100 media organisations, including The Indian Express, to investigate its contents
Thousands of Mossack Fonseca (MF) documents reviewed by The Indian Express and subsequent enquiries reveal that the Sharif family mortgaged four of these properties to the Deutsche Bank (Suisse) SA for a loan of GBP 7 million and the Bank of Scotland part financed the purchase of two other apartments.