Investigations

11/05/2016: Actress and women’s rights campaigner Emma Watson has been forced to defend her reputation after she was named in the Panama Papers leak. Watson’s name was found by the The Spectator, which used the searchable database of 214,000 offshore entities that was published yesterday. However, she has denied that she used her account for tax evasion […]

The central bank told the parliamentary standing committee on the finance ministry about the probe on Sunday. Committee President Abdur Razzak told bdnews24.com after the meeting that the panel asked the central bank to submit a report soon, listing those named in the leak by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The issue will […]

These are some of the New Yorkers who have parked their cash offshore or set up companies in farflung island nations to shelter their holdings. Nearly 500 people and companies with New York addresses turned up last week in a searchable “Panama Papers” database reviewed by The Post. They range from moguls to art-world luminaries […]

Datuk Muhamad Ibrahim says BNM has yet to find any serious breach to regulations following the Panama Paper leaks, but added that BNM will take action if those named were found to have broken the law. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― Despite concerns over 2,000 Malaysians alleged to own offshore accounts, Bank Negara […]

Indonesia’s tax office will launch an investigation into 272 Indonesian taxpayers whose names are mentioned in the Panama Papers, a leak of documents posted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ( ICIJ ). The office has identified 272 taxpayers from 1,038 taxpayers listed in the Panama Papers who own the tax identification number ( […]

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), a small right-wing opposition party, has reportedly demanded that the Pakistani Army lead the investigation into corruption allegations against embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family highlighted in the Panama Papers leak. DAWN reports: At a rally outside the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Press Club on Sunday, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) started a campaign […]

10/05/2016: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has published a searchable database of 214,000 offshore entities uncovered by April’s Panama Papers leak. The database is intended to remove the secrecy around these offshore companies, revealing the real names of owners where possible. The ICIJ said it was in the public interest to release the details. […]

NEW DELHI: The ICIJ has published a massive trove of ‘Panama Papers’ information on detailed offshore holding of companies in various tax haven nations including thousands of documents related to India linking close to 2,000 individuals, entities and addresses from the country. “The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) publishes today (Monday) a searchable database […]

The Canada Revenue Agency has launched investigations into 45 Canadian taxpayers named in the Panama Papers, and the number is set to grow as federal auditors pore over the newly acquired data. National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier said her agency has already started to identify targets for audits after getting the last of the documents […]

A Multi Agency Group (MAG) of various investigative agencies has been formed by the government to go into the disclosures made in the list which includes about 500 Indian entities. The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine a plea for ordering a CBI investigation against Indian offshore bank account holders named in the Panama Papers, […]