Day: July 12, 2018

Noddy tries his hand at international diplomacy. Not likely to try again.

Noddy tries his hand at international diplomacy. Not likely to try again.

Owen Bonnici is not going to be headhunted by the United Nations to resolve the Middle East conflict any time soon. In entirely unjustified supreme self-confidence he flew into the 100,000 person Dutch town of Leeuwarden somehow expecting the community there to be impressed by him the way his mother and several hundred Facebook fans …

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TVM’s limited view: who’s checking?

TVM’s limited view: who’s checking?

The Malta Independent is right to raise the alert here about TVM ignoring the European Banking Authority’s statement that the FIAU allowed Malta’s financial system to serve crime. The fact that TVM went on to report the FIAU’s puerile reply is just the sort of idiotic bias we expect. But though we expect this sort …

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Jonathan Ferris must be compensated

Jonathan Ferris must be compensated

The findings of the European Banking Authority that ruled the FIAU broke the laws that give it its responsibility to prevent the use of the financial system to serve crime, independently confirm Jonathan Ferris’s case. Jonathan Ferris worked at the FIAU for a few months before he was fired from his job. It was when …

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Constitutional Court finds Judge Antonio Mizzi’s refusal to recuse himself from hearing the Panama Papers appeal breaches Simon Busuttil’s rights: which means your rights

Constitutional Court finds Judge Antonio Mizzi’s refusal to recuse himself from hearing the Panama Papers appeal breaches Simon Busuttil’s rights: which means your rights

The Constitutional Court today found that Antonio Mizzi’s refusal to recuse himself from hearing Joseph Muscat’s appeal from a court order to have him and the Panama Gang investigated by the police is a breach of Simon Busuttil’s fundamental rights. Simon Busuttil comes into this because he filed the complaint to the court that the …

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Silence falls

Silence falls

The government has not yet reacted to a European Banking Agency report that Malta’s FIAU broke EU law on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing. There’s obviously an FIAU Press Release, a pathetic excuse at a response expressing ‘disappointment’ in the EBA’s decision …

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