Investigations

June 08, 2016 TP Week Contributor The European Parliament Conference of Presidents is to vote on plans to set up a ‘Panama Papers’ inquiry and appoint 65 members to investigate offshore tax avoidance. Investigators are expected to probe alleged “contraventions and maladministration” in the application of EU law with respect to money laundering, tax avoidance […]

Russian prosecutors are investigating possible corruption among senior Interior Ministry officials revealed by the Panama Papers, the RBC news website reported Monday. The Panama Papers scandal, in which some 11.5 million documents were leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, identified the offshore dealings of a number of Russians — including senior officials. But public […]

Russian prosecutors are investigating possible corruption among senior Interior Ministry officials revealed by the Panama Papers, the RBC news website reported Monday. The Panama Papers scandal, in which some 11.5 million documents were leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, identified the offshore dealings of a number of Russians — including senior officials. But public […]

The nonprofit International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which dramatically raised its profile this year by shepherding the release of the “Panama Papers,” is cutting back in the face of a financial pinch that is escalating tensions with its parent organization, the Center for Public Integrity, writes The New York Times. The consortium is vacating its […]

Russian prosecutors are investigating possible corruption among senior Interior Ministry officials revealed by the Panama Papers, the RBC news website reported Monday. The Panama Papers scandal, in which some 11.5 million documents were leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, identified the offshore dealings of a number of Russians — including senior officials. But public […]

Russian prosecutors are investigating possible corruption among senior Interior Ministry officials revealed by the Panama Papers, the RBC news website reported Monday. The Panama Papers scandal, in which some 11.5 million documents were leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, identified the offshore dealings of a number of Russians — including senior officials. But public […]

Foreign-owned companies registered in Nevada increasingly have been ensnared in political scandals abroad, yet the state has made no recent attempt to determine who owns the hundreds of thousands of companies operating from the state, officials confirm. The firms largely are so-called limited liability companies, a common form of incorporation, but hundreds of them in […]

Foreign-owned companies registered in Nevada increasingly have been ensnared in political scandals abroad, yet the state has made no recent attempt to determine who owns the hundreds of thousands of companies operating from the state, officials confirm. The firms largely are so-called limited liability companies, a common form of incorporation, but hundreds of them in […]

The fallout from the world’s biggest data-based journalistic investigation known as the Panama Papers continues to reverberate across the world. Millions of documents have revealed in great detail how political leaders, celebrities and others used offshore bank accounts to hide their wealth and avoid paying taxes. Few may realize that the revelations were made possible […]

Foreign-owned companies registered in Nevada increasingly have been ensnared in political scandals abroad, yet the state has made no recent attempt to determine who owns the hundreds of thousands of companies operating from the state, officials confirm. The firms largely are so-called limited liability companies, a common form of incorporation, but hundreds of them in […]

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 […]