Paradise Papers

Jeff Kiger Business Reporter Jeff has worked at newspapers as a reporter, columnist, editor, photographer and copy editor since 1992. He started at the Post Bulletin in 1999. Kiger is the PB’s business reporter and writes a daily column, “Heard on the Street.” … read more at: http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/what-are-the-paradise-papers/article_5c631b9e-556e-55dd-a9b5-0c6a4f976b1f.html

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A Lithuanian company linked to the U2 frontman Bono has agreed to pay €53,000 (£47,000) in back taxes and a fine following an investigation prompted by the Paradise Papers. The Irish singer, whose real name is Paul Hewson, was a passive minority investor in a Malta-based company which bought a shopping centre in north-eastern Lithuanian […]

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India ranks 19th among 180 countries in terms of the number of names appearing in the Paradise Papers, a global media exposé of offshore tax evasions published last month. Seven hundred and fourteen Indian individuals and entities are named in documents leaked from two financial companies – Bermuda’s Appleby and Singapore’s Asiaciti. The Indian government […]

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Over and over, journalists let themselves be instrumentalized for dubious exposes. The problem is that the wider public no longer falls for them, finews.com editor Claude Baumann writes for finews.first. finews.first is a forum for renowned authors specialized on economic and financial topics. The texts are published in both German and English. The publishers of finews.com are […]

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The US government has imposed sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, whose African business dealings were exposed in the Paradise Papers, over “hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of opaque and corrupt mining and oil deals” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In a strongly worded statement, the US president, Donald Trump, placed […]

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Image: Kevin Madden/flickr The Paradise Papers made a global splash in early November. For a few days at least, the latest mass leak of high-end offshore financial information—curated, like its predecessor, the Panama Papers, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and partners round the world—refocused global attention on the ways wealthy individuals and corporations […]

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The Paradise Papers investigation into the dubious tax schemes of the world’s wealthiest inhabitants involved 96 media organisations across 67 countries. Appleby, the offshore law firm at the heart of the story, has launched breach-of-confidence proceedings against just two: the Guardian and the BBC. Appleby has not suggested that the stories about tax havens and […]

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The Paradise Papers investigation into the dubious tax schemes of the world’s wealthiest inhabitants involved 96 media organisations across 67 countries. Appleby, the offshore law firm at the heart of the story, has launched breach-of-confidence proceedings against just two: the Guardian and the BBC. Appleby has not suggested that the stories about tax havens and […]

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Image: Kevin Madden/flickr The Paradise Papers made a global splash in early November. For a few days at least, the latest mass leak of high-end offshore financial information—curated, like its predecessor, the Panama Papers, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and partners round the world—refocused global attention on the ways wealthy individuals and corporations […]

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The US government has imposed sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler, whose African business dealings were exposed in the Paradise Papers, over “hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of opaque and corrupt mining and oil deals” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In a strongly worded statement, the US president, Donald Trump, placed […]

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