Paradise Papers

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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On November 5, 2017, a massive leak of financial documents referred to as the Paradise Papers was released to the public. The leak involves multiple jurisdictions and contains nearly 13.4 million confidential electronic documents relating to offshore investment. The Paradise Papers comes largely from Appleby, a law firm based in Bermuda, and from the corporate […]

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21 December 2017 Josh White Margaret Hodge, UK MP for Barking, who chairs the All Parliamentary Party Group (APPG) on Responsible Tax, speaks to International Tax Review about the Paradise Papers and how best to tackle tax avoidance in a modern global economy. … read more at: http://www.internationaltaxreview.com/Article/3777212/Corporate-Tax/Q-A-Margaret-Hodge-on-the-Paradise-Papers-and-responsible-tax.html

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A watchdog group has filed a criminal complaint against the Anglo-Swiss commodities giant Glencore following revelations from the Paradise Papers. Human rights campaigners in Switzerland have formally asked the country’s attorney general to investigate how the multinational obtained a copper mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under Swiss law, the office of […]

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PokerStars and PokerNews relationship revealed Most poker players, enthusiasts and fans had no idea that PokerStars was mentioned in the Paradise Papers. The revelations about PokerStars were… read more at: https://www.legaluspokersites.com/news/pokerstars-featured-paradise-papers-part-1/9833

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The investigative media group behind the recent Paradise Papers revelations has today released information from the corporate registers of four Caribbean jurisdictions that it says adds layers of information to the limited amount that the jurisdictions currently put into the public domain. The four jurisdictions named and shamed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists […]

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Jeremy Corbyn has expressed his support for the Guardian and the BBC in the face of legal action over their reporting on overseas tax havens, which he described as “an immoral scourge”. The Labour leader said the investigative reporting involved in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers was essential to promoting democratic debate. Quick guide […]

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