Paradise Papers

They’re more accustomed to “beautiful days” and “bringing sexy back,” but this week a number of world-renowned celebrities are having the “whenever” and “wherever” of their offshore financial links revealed. From film stars to famous manga artists, journalists working on the Paradise Papers investigation have followed the money to cities where the streets do have […]

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Parliament’s special tax committee on Wednesday adopted a detailed roadmap towards fairer and more effective taxation, and tackling financial crimes. A special European Parliament tax committee is proposing the establishment of an EU financial police force to combat tax evasion. It also names Cyprus among seven EU countries which display traits of a tax haven […]

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The Colombian singer and philanthropist Shakira has been summoned to appear in a court near Barcelona over allegations that she avoided paying €14.5m (£13m) in taxes, according to Spanish media reports. Prosecutors, who accused her of tax evasion in December last year, argue that the musician avoided taxes by claiming to live in the Bahamas […]

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Image copyright Getty Images Self-employed workers from Wales fear they face financial ruin after becoming embroiled in a tax avoidance scheme. One says she could face a bill of about £200,000, despite insisting she made no money from the scheme. Another fears losing his home. At least 1,000 Welsh freelance workers could be affected by […]

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Here’s a look at the life of Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. Personal:Birth date: November 28, 1937 Birth place: Weehawken, New Jersey Birth name: Wilbur Louis Ross Jr. Father: Wilbur Louis Ross Sr., a lawyer Mother: Agnes (O’Neill) Ross, a teacher Marriages: Hilary (Geary) Ross (October 9, 2004-present); Betsy (McCaughey) Ross (December 7, 1995-August […]

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The world of oil and gas is no stranger to scandal, with a number of environmental and financial controversies taking place in the offshore industry. Offshore Technology explores five of the biggest oil and gas industry scandals, from international corruption rows to ecological disasters. WWF and Denham Capital In 2017, the Paradise Papers revealed that […]

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Here’s a look at the life of Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. Personal:Birth date: November 28, 1937 Birth place: Weehawken, New Jersey Birth name: Wilbur Louis Ross Jr. Father: Wilbur Louis Ross Sr., a lawyer Mother: Agnes (O’Neill) Ross, a teacher Marriages: Hilary (Geary) Ross (October 9, 2004-present); Betsy (McCaughey) Ross (December 7, 1995-August […]

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