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Ivanishvili Says Money Managers Cost Him $500 Million

By | June 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Bidzina Ivanishvili with his wife Ekaterine Khvedelidze By Dave Bloss and Nino Bakradze OCCRP Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is now claiming he lost more than $US500 million due to mismanagement by Credit Suisse Bank and by directors of an offshore asset fund he controlled. […]

Panama leak shows how Davit Kezerashvili became an oligarch

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Davit Kezerashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A newspaper report based on the leaked Panama documents shows how Davit Kezerashvili, who was defense minister during Saakashvili’s presidency, became an oligarch a few days after he resigned. The Swiss newspaper Tribune […]

Georgia to begin checking asset declarations by officials

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is introducing a new law from January 2017 which will lead to a 1,000 fine for any official who fails to file or files incorrect asset declarations. There is currently no mechanism for reacting to incorrect submissions of asset declarations. […]

Vice speaker doubts ‘Panama Papers’ report about Ivanishvili

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Manana Kobakhidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A leading Georgian parliamentarian says she doubts the accuracy of a journalistic investigation published on Sunday which also included material about the Georgian billionaire and former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. Ivanishvili’s […]