Tax Evasion

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PANAMA PAPERS. Photo shows the building where the office of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca is located in Panama City, Panama, 03 April 2016. 11 million documents from Mossack Fonseca database were leaked allegedly exposing high profile tax evasion and money laundering among the world’s elite. EPA/Alejandro Bolivar GENEVA, Switzerland – An information technology worker […]

  Law360, New York (May 17, 2016, 11:25 AM ET) — Amy Carpenter-Holmes Kenneth Gazzaway Offshore tax havens and nominee entities such as private investment companies (corporate entities often established offshore that act as account holders in lieu of the individuals who beneficially own the assets) pose significant regulatory and compliance risks to international financial […]

The Panama Papers leak of people and firms using tax havens received much media attention after they were first published in early April, leading shortly after to the resignation of Iceland’s prime minister, plus calls for UK Prime Minister David Cameron to resign and commitments by countries worldwide to take stronger action against illegal — and legal — […]

The European Parliament agreed to set up an inquiry committee into the “Panama Papers” revelations, of detailed information on offshore companies and their ultimate beneficiaries, in a vote on Wednesday. The committee is to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application by the EU Commission or member states of EU laws on money laundering, […]

June 08, 2016 TP Week Contributor The European Parliament Conference of Presidents agreed on plans to set up a ‘Panama Papers’ inquiry and appoint 65 members to investigate offshore tax avoidance. Investigators are to probe alleged “contraventions and maladministration” in the application of EU law with respect to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion, […]

Nadia Prupis at Common Dreams writes—How the Panama Papers Firm Helped US Clients Escape Tax Rules: The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal, Mossack Fonseca, helped many of its American clients evade U.S. tax and transparency laws, according to an investigation by the New York Times published Monday. Documents including “confidential emails, copies of passports, […]

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The EP president and political leaders have requested to establish a committee of inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law with respect to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion by the Commission and public administrative bodies of member states, following the Panama papers leak. The inquiry will investigate […]