Paradise Papers

Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue. Justice Weldon Korir sided with Nairobi-based nonprofit Tax Justice Network – Africa, finding that the double tax avoidance agreement was unconstitutional. Kenya’s government had failed […]

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Over 87,000 properties in England and Wales valued at an excess of US$132.4 billion (£100 billion) are owned by anonymous companies registered in tax havens, a new analysis from the UK-based NGO Global Witness reveals.   The Mandarin Oriental, a five-star hotel in Knightsbridge, an affluent London neighborhood. (Photo: Wikipedia, Elliott Brown, CC BY-SA 2.0)The […]

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Over 87,000 properties in England and Wales valued at an excess of US$132.4 billion (£100 billion) are owned by anonymous companies registered in tax havens, a new analysis from the UK-based NGO Global Witness reveals.   The Mandarin Oriental, a five-star hotel in Knightsbridge, an affluent London neighborhood. (Photo: Wikipedia, Elliott Brown, CC BY-SA 2.0)The […]

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The Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) has launched roughly 100 audits into taxpayers named in the Paradise Papers offshore tax leak, according to documents tabled in Parliament. Although the CRA has identified 3,000 people or corporations with “links” to the Paradise Papers database (the “Database” or “Paradise Papers”), only 100 Canadian persons have been identified […]

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His visit struck a sour note. The Australian prime minister Scott Morrison was making an effort to show he cared: about those intangible things called borders, secure firm and shut to the unwanted human matter coming by sea. The distant Australian territory of Christmas Island was selected to assist in coping with arrivals from Manus […]

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Gibraltar-based gaming group 888 Holdings has moved a step closer to shift some of its operations to Malta in a bid to counter Brexit insecurity. The company announced in its 2018 financial results, announced a few days ago, it had obtained a gambling licence in Malta where it planned to relocate some of its operations. […]

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In the absence of government action, it is up to civil society and journalists to collaborate across borders and to support each other in the pursuance of the truth. This, along with the statement that without media freedom there can be no democracy, were two of the key messages presented at today’s debate on press […]

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