U.S. EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has teamed with John Wells Productions to mount a feature film about the Panama Papers, the largest single leak of data in government and corporate history. They have aligned with German investigative journalists Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer, who broke the story and led the team that uncovered The Panama Papers. Netflix […]

Adding to the expose made by Panama Papers in February that rattled many mighty in the corporate and political fields,  a new follow-up of the exposes have revealed the dubious role of offshore companies in the mining deals of Africa. The Panama Papers Africa mining scandal involves offshore entities having operations in 44 of Africa’s […]

Mossack Fonseca, the offshore law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers leak, helped politicians, their families and businessmen rob Africa of billions of dollars, according to a new investigation. RELATED:Ecuador’s Correa Takes Aim at Politicians Utilizing Tax Havens The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which published the leak along with dozens of international […]

Britain needs a new financial watchdog to punish wrongdoing and to win public confidence, further reshaping a regulatory structure that was overhauled just three years ago, MPs on the Treasury Select Committee have said. A new enforcement body should operate separately from the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority to help […]

Panama Papers movie coming from Netflix John Wells Are you ready for a Panama Papers movie? The story of thousands of secret bank accounts, a long list of the rich and powerful, and an insane accumulation of wealth hiding in plain sight just beyond the reach of governments gripped the world earlier this year when […]

Published July 25, 2016 After being virtually invisible for most of the summer, the former prime minister has announced his return to the fray. Eyjan reports that Sigmundur sent a letter to members of the Progressive Party, of which he is still the chairperson, announcing that he will once again be taking a crack at […]

On Friday, WikiLeaks published a stolen archive of emails from the Democratic National Committee — and Washington spent the weekend trying to figure out if the dump was a normal political scandal or something far more sinister. The dump revealed a number of embarrassing facts, including a number of indications that the nominally neutral DNC […]

Nearly four months after the initial release of the Panama Papers, investigations into the use of offshore accounts to channel illegal funds have now revealed a large-scale network of offshore deals that took place across Africa. Many of these deals expose misuse of corporate power towards paying exorbitant bribes to win control of natural resources […]