Paradise Papers

<!– European Union flag –> European Union flag The European Union on Friday removed the islands of Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda from its tax haven blacklist, just two months after they were placed on the list for failing to cooperate with the bloc’s efforts to crack down on tax avoidance. The decision leaves 12 jurisdictions […]

Guardian US is pleased to announce the appointment of Rashad Robinson and Rev. Dr. William Barber II as opinion columnists to write on civil rights, race and the politics of inequality. American racial justice leader and nonprofit executive Rashad Robinson is President of Color Of Change, one of the nation’s largest racial justice organizations. Previously, […]

Share Appian founder and part-time board game designer Matt Calkins believes that “openness is the way to go” with regards to running the low-code software provider he founded in 1999, adding that – while there are no plans at present – he hasn’t ruled out open sourcing some of the components across the platform. Speaking at a […]

Over the past five years, the Adani Group has expanded its presence across India. Not only is it the country’s largest private port operator, coal importer, coal miner, private power producer, city gas distributor and importer of edible oils, it has also expanded into airports, urban water management, small and medium sector lending, power transmission […]

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The EU finance ministers scrap Aruba from the black list of tax havens. According to EU sources from the ANP, they will formally remove Aruba on Friday because it has amended its tax legislation. Barbados and Bermuda are also being removed, so that the list still has twelve tax culprits. Aruba, a country within the […]

Ever seen ‘Scarface’? Fantastic film, right? Well, imagine that for every minute of that 170-minute movie featuring guns, mountains of cocaine, and greed, a real life greedy Icelander was there, making bank, stacking it up and burying their face in it, before promptly dumping it abroad in off-shore accounts. Well, welcome to Iceland and the […]

Journalist sentenced to 10 months in prison An Istanbul court on May 7 sentenced Cansu Pişkin, a reporter for the leftist daily Evrensel, to 10 months in prison for “making a target of a civil servant for terrorist organizations,” the television news website Medyascope reported. The court suspended Pişkin’s sentence barring a repeated offense in […]

From Russian government assassinations to multimillion-dollar blood-testing scams, there’s never a shortage of surreal fraud stories to rock the financial industry each year. And each year, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) hosts the ACFE Global Fraud Conference to bring to life these hardly believable (yet true) financial cases by way of those who […]

The Kinyerezi II natural gas power plant in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Photo: Andrew Bogrand/Oxfam America When mining and energy companies don’t pay their fair share, no one wins. Co-written with Daniel Mule, Senior Policy Advisor on Tax and Extractive Industries. From climate change denialism to human rights violations, oil, gas, and mining companies are […]

Updated May 09, 2019 12:52:33 Photo: Uber is among a number of multinationals that sends revenue from Australia to low tax countries. (Reuters: Kai Pfaffenbach) Multinationals, which are legally channelling billions of dollars of revenue earned in Australia to low-tax jurisdictions such as Singapore and the Netherlands, could be caught by Labor’s proposed policies to […]