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Demonstration at Douglas Emmett-Sponsored Event

Posted: October 5th, 2017

Members of Operating Engineers, Local 501 rallied at a Douglas Emmett Inc.-sponsored clean water event in Santa Monica on October 3rd, 2017. The demonstration highlighted Douglas Emmett water violations and called for Area Standards — fair wages, benefits and working conditions — and respect for Engineers at Douglas Emmett-owned properties…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Health, Safety & Maintenance, Tenant Issues - CA Water Board & Environment

Tax Haven Series (Part 4): HBJ Companies Distancing Mossack Fonseca

Posted: September 27th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org has already revealed (Part 1 of this series) that Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (known by his initials "HBJ"), a member of the Qatari royalty and the nation?s former Prime Minister, has held four Panamanian companies linked to Luxembourg bank accounts. Per the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in 2011, HBJ began to acquire four companies, all in Panama, to hold bank accounts in Luxembourg…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Tax Haven Series (Part 3): HBJ Linked to £100M Fortune

Posted: September 26th, 2017

DE-Tenants.org has previously explained that the billionaire Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani (known by his initials “HBJ”), a member of the Qatari royalty and the former Prime Minister, was discovered in the Panama Papers, a massive trove of 11.5 million leaked documents from a controversial Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Tax Haven Series (Part 2): HBJ’s Tax Haven Firm Leads to QIA

Posted: September 25th, 2017

In our last post, DE-Tenants.org explained that the billionaire Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani (known by his initials as "HBJ"), a member of the Qatari royalty, was discovered in the Panama Papers, a massive trove of 11.5 million leaked documents from a murky Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca…


Tagged: More on Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

Tax Haven Series (Part 1): Qatari Royals Unveiled in Panama Papers

Posted: September 22nd, 2017

DE-Tenants.org is currently rolling out a series of posts on the assets and holdings of the Qatari state and its royal family, Al-Thani. A central figure in our research is Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani (known by his initials “HBJ”), the former Prime Minister of Qatar who ran the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) until 2013…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets

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