Paradise Papers

German prosecutors raided several Deutsche Bank offices in the Frankfurt area Thursday over suspicions of money laundering based on revelations from the 2016 “Panama Papers” data leak. Frankfurt prosecutors said they were investigating allegations that Germany’s biggest lender helped clients set up offshore companies in tax havens to “transfer money from criminal activities” to Deutsche […]

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New Delhi: A new global investigation into India’s medical device industry found the country’s regulatory system so poor that it “effectively, doesn’t exist.” India’s regulator, unlike in other countries, doesn’t actively make data on faulty and recalled devices public. Patients are being forced to endure “revision surgeries” to deal with botched operations – often done with […]

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In August, Argentina’s leading newspaper, La Nación, published an explosive report on public corruption. The newspaper obtained notebooks from a former government chauffeur that detailed tens of millions of dollars in bribes the driver delivered over a decade. Bribery was an open secret during the administrations of presidents Néstor Kirchner and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, […]

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Amy Wilson-Chapman Now for something a bit different… in celebration of it being one year since we released the Paradise Papers. It’s not every day a poem is written about a global investigation. So when we learned that University of British Columbia professor Philip Resnick had penned one about the Paradise Papers, we had to […]

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Just one year ago, 13.4 million leaked files from offshore service providers and company registries were made public. This leak, known as the Paradise Papers, revealed the tax planning strategies of more than 100 multinational corporations, including Nike and Apple, as well as offshore activities by more than 120 politicians and world leaders. Oxfam’s 5-point […]

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“I’m concerned that the government’s response has been quite slow in a number of areas,” Anneliese Dodds, UK shadow minister for the treasury, told International Tax Review while discussing the Paradise Papers. It’s now more than a year since German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung obtained 13.4 million leaked files from two leading offshore service providers Appleby and Asiaciti. […]

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Les « Paradise Papers », vous vous souvenez ? C’était il y a un an, le 5 novembre 2017. Un nouveau scandale d’évasion fiscale à grande échelle éclatait, à la faveur d’une nouvelle enquête réalisée par le consortium de journalisme d’investigation américain ICIJ, avec 96 médias partenaires, dont, en France, Le Monde et Radio France. Le point de départ : une fuite de 13,5 millions […]

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Superreiche nutzten Briefkastenfirmen, um ihr Vermögen zu verstecken. Ein Jahr nach Veröffentlichung der “Paradise Papers” arbeiten Ermittlungsbehörden noch immer die Betrugsfälle auf – mit gemischtem Erfolg. Von Philipp Eckstein, Jan Lukas Strozyk und Benedikt Strunz, NDR Fast ein Jahr hatten Journalisten aus aller Welt an der Enthüllung gearbeitet: Am 5. November 2017 veröffentlichten mehr als […]

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Superreiche nutzten Briefkastenfirmen, um ihr Vermögen zu verstecken. Ein Jahr nach Veröffentlichung der “Paradise Papers” arbeiten Ermittlungsbehörden noch immer die Betrugsfälle auf – mit gemischtem Erfolg. Von Philipp Eckstein, Jan Lukas Strozyk und Benedikt Strunz, NDR Fast ein Jahr hatten Journalisten aus aller Welt an der Enthüllung gearbeitet: Am 5. November 2017 veröffentlichten mehr als […]

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