The European Parliament in Brussels is poised to approve the creation of a 65-member “inquiry committee” on Thursday to target the tax avoidance industry. Something to hide? Politicians rattled by tax transparency post-Panama The committee will have the mandate to investigate “alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money […]

The Panamanian law firm shut three offices in Jersey, Gibraltar and the Isle of Man, while the future of its U.S. operations is in doubt. … read more at:

The Panama Papers investigation is set to have a massive impact on world finance, prompting a clampdown on tax evasion, fraud, and corruption. But it also raises interesting questions about the way we process big data. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) just published a searchable database that reveals the names of more than […]

PANAMA CITY – The Panama Papers scandal promises to deepen around the world on Monday when a journalists’ group with access to the digital cache of documents is to put many of them online. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is to release the documents in a searchable database at 1800 GMT on Monday […]

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George Osborne, the chancellor, and ministers from the UK’s extensive network of tax havens are among key witnesses that MEPs intend to call as part of a major inquiry set to be launched into the Panama Papers. Leaders of the European parliament meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the creation of an influential 65-member […]

Imran Khan, the chairman of Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, demanded that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should resign following his link to the Panama Papers revelations. Khan addressed his supporters on Sunday evening during a rally against the Prime Minister in Lahore, urging his supporters to be ready to march at Raiwind near Lahore, where Prime […]

Argentinian football legend, Lionel Messi will go on trial on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding Spain of over four million euros in unpaid taxes. One of the world’s highest paid athletes, Messi will confront in court the accusations that have dogged him since June 2013. The trial will run till 2 June, the day Messi is […]

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