November 2018

“I’m concerned that the government’s response has been quite slow in a number of areas,” Anneliese Dodds, UK shadow minister for the treasury, told International Tax Review while discussing the Paradise Papers. It’s now more than a year since German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung obtained 13.4 million leaked files from two leading offshore service providers Appleby and Asiaciti. […]

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The House of Representatives is set to shift course. Early next year, there will be 218 Democrats in the chamber, giving the left a majority and the speaker of the House for the first time in eight years. The Democrats will gavel the House committees. They’ll set the agenda and the priorities, and they’ll limit […]

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By Kasim Sumaina in Abuja Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International (TI) and GIABA have frowned on governments’ inconsistent method of fighting what they term, ‘the triple monster’ of corruption, money laundering and counter financing of terrorism in the country. The CSOs […]

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Pilates, a private bank accused by murdered journalist Daphne Carauna Galizia of laundering money for Maltese politicians and foreign interests, has lost its license, Financial Times reports. The license was withdrawn last Friday by the European Central Bank (ECB), several months after Pilatus’ founder and ex-chairman Seyed Ali Sadr Hasheminejad (also known as Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad) […]

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Closer collaboration between tax authorities around the world is closing the net on tax evaders and the intermediaries who enable their activities, the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) heard on 6 November. Australian Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan told the World Congress of Accountants that while the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers data leaks had grabbed […]

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Les « Paradise Papers », vous vous souvenez ? C’était il y a un an, le 5 novembre 2017. Un nouveau scandale d’évasion fiscale à grande échelle éclatait, à la faveur d’une nouvelle enquête réalisée par le consortium de journalisme d’investigation américain ICIJ, avec 96 médias partenaires, dont, en France, Le Monde et Radio France. Le point de départ : une fuite de 13,5 millions […]

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The Panama Papers, an incendiary data leak of some 11.5 million documents, revealed world leaders, celebrities, and politicians involved in offshore tax evasion and money laundering in 2015. Former actor and filmmaker Alex Winter gets to the heart of the scandal in “The Panama Papers,” a documentary that played the festival circuit, which will have […]

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Superreiche nutzten Briefkastenfirmen, um ihr Vermögen zu verstecken. Ein Jahr nach Veröffentlichung der “Paradise Papers” arbeiten Ermittlungsbehörden noch immer die Betrugsfälle auf – mit gemischtem Erfolg. Von Philipp Eckstein, Jan Lukas Strozyk und Benedikt Strunz, NDR Fast ein Jahr hatten Journalisten aus aller Welt an der Enthüllung gearbeitet: Am 5. November 2017 veröffentlichten mehr als […]

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Petra Blum ICIJ has hundreds of members across the world. Typically, these journalists are outstanding in their countries and have won many national and global awards. Our monthly series, Meet the Investigators, highlights the work of these tireless journalists. This month, we speak to Miranda Patrucic, from Bosnia, who has worked with the Organized Crime […]

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The Panama Papers, an incendiary data leak of some 11.5 million documents, revealed world leaders, celebrities, and politicians involved in offshore tax evasion and money laundering in 2015. Former actor and filmmaker Alex Winter gets to the heart of the scandal in “The Panama Papers,” a documentary that played the festival circuit, which will have […]

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