The more often this happens the better off we’ll all be

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As the FT has reported this morning:

Pakistan’s supreme court has ordered Nawaz Sharif, the country’s prime minister, to stand down from his office in a dramatic culmination of long-running scandal over his family’s wealth. In a judgement likely to roil Pakistani politics, the supreme court upheld the findings of a special investigation team that Mr Sharif’s family assets – including several flats overlooking London’s Hyde Park – could not be clearly accounted for and had been deliberately hidden from tax authorities.

The more often this happens the better. The curse of abuse of the world's tax systems that threatens an epidemic of corruption and scandal as well as untold loss of revenues has to be ended wherever it occurs.