Donald Trump

Michael Cohen scandal a reminder that the U.S. is a tax secrecy paradise
Spencer Woodman · May 21, 2018

Recent disclosures that President Donald Trump’s personal attorney used a shell company to receive huge payments highlight the country’s position as a global enabler of corporate secrecy.

Will US tax agency nominee help rein in offshore holdings?
Spencer Woodman · February 27, 2018

Donald Trump’s pick to lead the IRS has plenty of offshore experience, but critics question whether his allegiances lie with the tax agency or those seeking to dodge its reach.

The U.S. list of wealthy Russians and our offshore investigations
Spencer Woodman · February 5, 2018

The U.S. released its controversial (and unoriginal) public list of Russian oligarchs. We’ve seen many of them before – offshore.

Apple claims to be a good corporate citizen, but is it really?
Simon Bowers · January 22, 2018

We take a closer look at Apple’s decision to bring back hundreds of billions of dollars in offshore cash claiming a “responsibility to give back” to the United States.

The Long Twilight Struggle Against Offshore Secrecy
Will Fitzgibbon and Dean Starkman · December 27, 2017

A new mass data leak, this time from an elite law firm with elite clients, shows how deeply offshoring is embedded in the global financial system.

Questions remain over Ross' disclosure as he confirms divestment
Spencer Woodman · December 23, 2017

The U.S. Commerce Secretary has sold his stake in a shipping firm with Russian ties, but did he disclose enough information prior to his appointment?

Blackstone Group's 'Fairly Aggressive' Tactics To Slash Its Tax Bill
Spencer Woodman · November 22, 2017

Stephen Schwarzman, an advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, is CEO of Blackstone Group, which uses “fairly aggressive” tactics to slash its tax bill. Here we publish the documents that detail these maneuvers.

GAO Investigation Requested for Ross
Sasha Chavkin · November 16, 2017

The U.S. Congress’ primary ethics watchdog, the GAO has been asked to investigate whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ offshore investments could have created conflicts of interest.

Watch: Vice News - Paradise Papers Investigation
ICIJ · November 13, 2017

Vice came behind the scenes with ICIJ from day-one of the Paradise Papers investigation.

Congress Members Call For Action In US
Sasha Chavkin · November 8, 2017

Bernie Sanders called yesterday for the U.S. Senate to investigate offshore tax evasion, adding to the growing voices in Congress pushing for action.