Accountability

Pakistani Minister Arrested In Ongoing Panama Papers Investigation
Scilla Alecci · February 7, 2019

The Panama Papers fallout continues in Pakistan, where a provincial minister was arrested as part of an investigation into his offshore company.

Nike Could Owe Billions In Back Tax If New EU Probe Finds Against It
Simon Bowers · January 10, 2019

The newly-announced European investigation into suspected illegal state aid follows ICIJ’s Paradise Papers reporting, which uncovered details of Nike’s global tax strategy.

Allergan Faces Fresh Woes As Investors Sue
Sasha Chavkin · January 9, 2019

Investors have filed a class action lawsuit against breast implant manufacturer Allergan, alleging the company concealed the association between textured breast implants and a rare form of cancer.

Glencore Fights Transparency On One Continent, Pays $22m Settlement On Another
Will Fitzgibbon · December 28, 2018

One year on from the Paradise Papers, the mining giant has sought to protect its tax secrets in Australia while agreeing to a financial settlement with Canadian regulators.

Europe Has A Chance To Force Medical Device Companies To Make Safety Data Public
Simon Bowers · December 21, 2018

A quick comparison of how Europe and the United States monitor medical device safety differently – and how those differences highlight Europe’s weaknesses.

How medical device harm is concealed
Sasha Chavkin · December 19, 2018

The Implant Files identified three critical failures that lead to underreporting of patient harm from implanted devices of all kinds.

The International Medical Device Database grows as ICIJ adds two more countries
Emilia Díaz-Struck and Amy Wilson-Chapman · December 19, 2018

Readers can now search more than 76,000 records relating to medical devices in 13 countries.

What the Panama Papers tell us about the clients in the latest bombshell charges
Will Fitzgibbon · December 7, 2018

Here’s what we know about the clients in the latest criminal charges.

Hidden dangers: patients, doctors not informed of defective implants
Spencer Woodman · December 4, 2018

Flaws found in hundreds of medical devices trigger safety alerts or recalls by manufacturers each year. Too often these vital warnings fail to reach patients and doctors.

Breast Implant Injuries Kept Hidden As New Health Threats Surface
Sasha Chavkin · November 26, 2018

Manufacturers fought to get implants back on the market. Regulators gave in. Now thousands of patients are paying the price.