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Barclays Series (Part 1): Qatari Deal with Barclays Leads to Penalties & Criminal Charges

Posted: December 11th, 2017

Because of Douglas Emmett’s financial relationship with the QIA, DE-Tenants.org is delving deep into the background, assets and holdings of the Qatari elite—particular the Al Thani family. The forthcoming series focuses on the QIA’s links to the British investment bank Barclays; Douglas Emmett was not involved in the matter. Today, Part One, Qatari Deal with Barclays Leads to Penalties & Criminal Charges


Tagged: More on Qatar - Barclays, More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Al Thani Family

SEC Urged to Investigate Douglas Emmett’s Failure to Disclose Key Director Information

Posted: December 4th, 2017

Washington, DC:  The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) today released a letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission requesting the federal agency launch an investigation into Douglas Emmett Inc.’s (NYSE:DEI) failure to disclose required information about one of its “independent” directors, Thomas E. O’Hern…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

Nawaz Sharif Toppled by Panama Papers, HBJ Discredited by Supreme Court, Part 2

Posted: November 29th, 2017

Today’s post examines how Qatar’s former Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani (known as HBJ) endeavored to aide Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during Sharif’s corruption and money laundering trial in Pakistan. HBJ was not implicated in the case, but his actions ultimately discredited him in the eyes of Pakistani court…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family

Nawaz Sharif Toppled by Panama Papers, HBJ Discredited by Supreme Court, Part 1

Posted: November 28th, 2017

Today’s update is about one of the politicians toppled in the aftermath of the Panama Papers—Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. In July 2017, Pakistan’s Supreme Court issued a decision to dismiss Nawaz Sharif based on corruption and money laundering accusations stemming from the Panama Papers. In October 2017, Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter and son-in-law were indicted for corruption. Sharif’s disgrace came despite attempts by Qatar’s former Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani to defend the Sharif family—attempts which ultimately discredited Al Thani in the eyes of Pakistan’s Supreme Court…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family

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