Paradise Papers

European Parliament condemns Baker McKenzie for shirking tax debate

Petr Ježek expressed consternation that ‘intermediaries’ had avoided the debate.

Law (UK)

Apple May Have Avoided $24 Billion in Tax Across EU: Lawmakers (2)

Apple Inc. may have dodged as much as $24 billion in taxes in the European Union over the past three years, according to a parliamentary group report …

ICIJ

Second largest firm in Paradise Papers data surfaces in new cache from Panama

Emails among Mossack Fonseca employees in October 2017 show that three members of the Khemka family are listed as PEPs (Politically Exposed …

Corruption

Paradise Papers — what you need to know

The release of the leaked Paradise Papers has uncovered the complex world of global tax avoidance, showing it to be a much bigger business than …

Corruption

Wilbur Ross shorted stock after learning negative story was coming: report

Commerce Secretary Wilbur RossWilbur Louis RossTrump angers biz groups with 0B tariff threat On The Money — Sponsored by Prudential — Markets roiled …

Wilbur Ross

The Scams Which Drain West Africa's Resources

The Scams Which Drain West Africa's ResourcesThe international coalition of journalists which pioneered reporting on the "Panama Papers" has teamed …

Africa

Apple Turns Down Invitation to EU Tax Panel Hearing (Corrected)

Apple Inc. has declined an invitation to appear before a European Parliament tax investigative committee, which requested its presence along with …

Europe

University of Montana Foundation invested more than $30 million in offshore funds

The University of Montana Foundation has invested more than $30 million in offshore hedge funds and private equity firms in Caribbean and Central …

Montana

Environmentalists Secretly Invested In Fossil Fuels

7:37 PM 05/25/2018<p>A surprising number of environmental organizations have investments tied to fossil fuel companies, sharply contradicting their …

Fossil Fuels

West African tax money disappearing offshore

"West Africa Leaks" is the result of months of investigation by 14 journalists from the region. Together with colleagues from the International …

Africa

Sensitive Doc Leaks, Reveals Green Industry Investing in Evil Oil Companies

A surprising number of environmental organizations have investments tied to fossil fuel companies, sharply contradicting their demands to curtail the …

Conservative View

Leaked documents show fossil fuel holdings of green nonprofits

Environmentalists have pushed universities, museums and other nonprofits to divest their massive endowment funds from fossil fuels, a challenge some have resisted and many have embraced.<p>Student groups have protested on campuses across the country, including Harvard, Columbia and New York …

ICIJ

Swiss investigating money laundering linked to Angolan funds

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has authorised several searches in the country over possible money-laundering affecting the …

Money Laundering

New Paradise Papers Reveal Identifies a Few Environmental Nonprofits with Fossil Fuel Investments

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>Image Source: Denis Bocquet<p>May 15th, 2018; NBC Washington<p>Hidden in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13 million leaked …

Nonprofits

Bay Area Nonprofits Invest Millions In Fossil Fuels: Papers

Some of the biggest nonprofits in the country tout their donations to causes that help the environment and fight global warming. But an NBC News …

ICIJ

Paradise Papers

Published on<p>May 4, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>PRESS FREEDOM<p>Paradise Papers: ICIJ partners and Appleby agree to settlement<p>Law firm Appleby has ended its legal …

Corruption

Pinsent Masons advising BBC on Appleby legal action over 'Paradise Papers' hack

Pinsent Masons is advising the BBC in the dispute between the broadcaster, <i>The Guardian</i> newspaper and offshore law firm Appleby over the ‘Paradise …

Corruption

Paradise Papers: BBC, Guardian and Appleby agree settlement

<b>A confidential settlement has been reached between the BBC, the Guardian and law firm Appleby over the reporting of leaked documents detailing offshore tax-avoidance schemes.</b><p>Appleby began legal action after details from the documents, known as the Paradise Papers, were published.<p>It said it wanted …

Corruption

Government spends £70,000 on post-Paradise Papers PR

The Government's Cabinet Office spent £70,000 on public relations work following t...

ICIJ

Angola:Mauritius Freezes Bank Accounts of Dos Santos Jnr's Friend

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a …

Corruption

Former MFSA chairman Joe Bannister becomes chairman of Amagis Capital

The former chairman of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), Joe Bannister, has been appointed as chairman of Amagis Capital, a London-based …

Malta

The Top 30 Offshore Law Firms 2018: Troubles in paradise

Offshore law firms were hit with a double whammy last year – violent hurricanes and the ‘Paradise Papers’ scandal. After a year with two major …

Law (UK)

‘Kings of Steel’ pinballed by new Panama and Paradise Papers probe

Global industrial giant Techint faces multinational money-laundering and bribery allegations spawned by massive court and journalism investigations …

Corruption

Paradise Papers: Ukraine crime gang hid proceeds in luxury London flats

<b>A Ukrainian crime gang used offshore firms in British tax havens to secretly invest millions of pounds in the UK, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.</b><p>The gangsters, and in some cases family members, bought luxurious property in prime London locations, including a £12.5m flat.<p>The daughter of a …

Corruption

Angolan tycoon’s frozen funds highlight KPMG’s role in offshore secrecy

Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a key figure from the Paradise Papers with close …

Corruption

Meet SemSpect: A Different Approach to Graph Visualization

Understanding large graphs is challenging. Sure, a proper Cypher query can retrieve valuable information. But how do you find the pivotal queries …

Data Visualization

OMNIVORE: Corporations and the wealthy avoid taxes

When did tax avoidance become respectable?

Finance

Undisclosed income in Panama Papers now over Rs 1,000 crore: I-T

While the last release from the Finance Ministry in November 2017 had put the figure of undisclosed credits arising out of the Panama Papers …

Corruption

Panama Papers: Undisclosed income under investigation now over Rs 1,000 crore, says tax department

In November, the Finance Ministry had put the figure at Rs 792 crore.<p>The amount of undisclosed income under investigation in India in the Panama …

Corruption

Tax avoiders’ accountants may have to give evidence to MPs

Tax avoiders’ accountants face being forced to give evidence before MPs after a Commons committee announced a series of inquiries in the wake of the Panama and Paradise Papers investigations.<p>A subcommittee of the Treasury select committee will investigate tax avoidance and evasion, as well as …

Business