Paradise Papers

Tom Burroughes, Group Editor , London, 21 February 2019 This publication spoke to one of the prominent individuals in Liechtenstein’s wealth management sector about the assaults on trusts and privacy and whether data protection and other developments might push back the pendulum. It is questionable whether clients or society in general benefit from crackdowns on […]

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UBS, the world’s largest private bank, had tried to negotiate a settlement to avoid the potentially embarrassing court showdown, but failed to agree on a fine with prosecutors. … read more at: https://gulfnews.com/business/banking/france-fines-swiss-bank-ubs-record-37b-in-tax-fraud-case-1.62192089

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This includes resolving an “anomaly” in the British Nationality Act which stops fathers with OT citizenship from passing that on to children born outside the OTs between 1948 and 2006 if they were not married to the child’s mother at the time of birth. According to the Foreign Affairs Committee – which includes Scottish MPs […]

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This story has been republished with permission from The Irish Times. In April 2018, I traveled to Washington, D.C. for a secret meeting hosted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, the group behind the Panama Papers, Swiss Leaks, the Paradise Papers and other investigative journalism projects. The meeting was an early-stage discussion of a proposed […]

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David Casa meets Pelin Ünker in Istanbul. MEP David Casa has had meetings in Istanbul with investigative journalist Pelin Ünker and her legal team. Pelin Ünker is part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and was sentenced to 13 months in prison after reporting on the Paradise Papers. Mr Casa said journalists in Turkey […]

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David Casa meets Pelin Ünker in Istanbul. MEP David Casa has had meetings in Istanbul with investigative journalist Pelin Ünker and her legal team. Pelin Ünker is part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and was sentenced to 13 months in prison after reporting on the Paradise Papers. Mr Casa said journalists in Turkey […]

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Maltese MEP David Casa to take “further action at EU level” regarding Turkey’s treatment of journalists, namely Pelin Unker whom he met with in Istanbul. Unker was recently sentenced to 13 months in prison after reporting on members of Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan’s family in the Paradise Papers. In a statement, Casa blamed “false […]

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Maltese MEP David Casa to take “further action at EU level” regarding Turkey’s treatment of journalists, namely Pelin Unker whom he met with in Istanbul. Unker was recently sentenced to 13 months in prison after reporting on members of Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan’s family in the Paradise Papers. In a statement, Casa blamed “false […]

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Why our readers’ support has allowed the Guardian to embrace a new model for independent journalism In the last year, Guardian journalism has reached record numbers around the world and more than a million people have supported our work financially. This has resulted in our new model for open, independent journalism which is available to […]

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Why our readers’ support has allowed the Guardian to embrace a new model for independent journalism In the last year, Guardian journalism has reached record numbers around the world and more than a million people have supported our work financially. This has resulted in our new model for open, independent journalism which is available to […]

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Paris (AFP) – A Paris court on Wednesday fined Swiss banking giant UBS 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) for encouraging customers to commit tax fraud, a record in France where public opinion has grown vocal for crackdowns on tax dodging. Lawyers for the bank, which was convicted of illegally soliciting rich clients abroad and helping […]

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