The Global Muckraker

Luxembourg gives up its tax rulings fight with the EU, and says the world is now paying attention to the issue.

Whistleblowers should be protected, not prosecuted
ICIJ · December 15, 2014

Luxembourg’s decision to indict a young whistleblower is a threat to transparency and accountability in the jurisdiction and elsewhere

‘I acted from conviction:’ PwC whistleblower speaks out
Cecile S. Gallego · December 15, 2014

A former employee of the audit firm has been charged for leaking confidential Luxembourg tax rulings.

Spotlight on ‘weakened’ Juncker as officials pledge action
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 11, 2014

Juncker promises to push for tax reform after new leak, but says LuxLeaks affair has “weakened” him.

PwC, Shire grilled by UK MPs as LuxLeaks response continues
ICIJ · December 9, 2014

UK, Australia, and Europe announce further plans for response and tax reform, as PricewaterhouseCoopers’ UK tax head is accused of lying.

ICIJ calls for immediate release of arrested Azeri reporter
Marina Walker Guevara and Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 6, 2014

We condemn the arrest of investigative journalist and ICIJ member Khadija Ismayilova, who was taken into custody in Azerbaijan.

Europe to fast-track action against ‘sweetheart’ deals
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 2, 2014

The European Commission has pledged to act on demands for tax reform with new rules to be unveiled within months.

Journalism that gets results needs supporters who care
Gerard Ryle · December 2, 2014

At the core of our mission is journalism that has an impact, that holds the powerful accountable. And here’s one way you can help…

Calls for reform and a resignation over LuxLeaks
Hamish Boland-Rudder · November 25, 2014

Audit firm opens new offices, Juncker stares down a censure motion, and authorities announce investigations using Lux Leaks documents.

Visualizing Luxembourg: Not your typical tax haven
Mathilde Dratwa · November 10, 2014

Corporate tax strategies aren’t easy to visualize or simple to explain. Enter Bob, the star of ICIJ’s animation…