Investigations

ISLAMABAD – Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Sunday rejected the possibility of heading a parliamentary commission constituted to probe revelations made in the Panama Papers earlier this month. Responding to Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah’s assertion that the senate chairman was the most suitable person to head the commission, Rabbani said […]

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The French extreme right party has denounced tax evasion in the European Parliament – but several of Jean-Marie Le Pen’s close contacts have been implicated in the Panama Papers. EurActiv France reports. Members of the French National Front (NF) were among the vocal critics of Europe’s failure to tackle tax havens during the European Parliament’s […]

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Fears are spreading among rich Japanese that the Tax Agency will open an investigation based on leaked documents known as the Panama Papers that have exposed hidden wealth in offshore tax havens. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in early May is expected to publish the names of more than 214,000 offshore entities incorporated […]

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The recent response by media organizations in Ukraine to a Slidstvo.info documentary related to the Panama Papers leak has been disappointing. The response from the International Renaissance Foundation, an Open Society Foundation partner, the Media Council and various experts has been to chastise the non-profit for their work. Slidstvo is an OCCRP partner organization and […]

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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio speaks to members of media after his meeting with Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, April 7, 2016. (Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP) U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio has issued a letter along with fellow Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren of […]

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When members of Fusion’s investigative staff joined an April 6 live chat on Digg about their Panama Papers reporting, they expected some tough questions. But they didn’t expect to meet a former insider whose name they’d come across in the leaked files. Dirty little secrets: Inside the ‘Wikileaks of the ultra-rich and ultra-powerful’ John P. […]

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Sources said that depending on the number of offshore entities incorporated by the addressee and the complexity of the investments involved, people have been given up to 20 days to respond to the questionnaire. With the Prime Minister seeking the first status report on the probe into The Panama Papers within 15 days, units of […]

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Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha A strict investigation into ‘Panama Papers’ is on to find out if illegal activities have taken place in overseas Indian accounts, while full force of law has been applied to deal with ‘wilful default’ cases like that of Vijay Mallya, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. Government has already […]

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PHNOM PENH— Civil society groups and anti-corruption experts have urged Cambodia’s government to open an investigation into why Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana was named in the so-called Panama Papers. The government official is the sole Cambodian to be named in the 11 million or so documents leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Media […]

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Swiss authorities confirmed Monday they have seized a Modigliani masterpiece in Geneva in the wake of Panama Papers revelations first reported last week by the CBC’s the fifth estate and global media partners as part of an international investigation into offshore tax havens. “A criminal procedure has been opened as a result of revelations tied […]

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