Europe

The Daphne Project: ‘Her voice will not be silenced’
Will Fitzgibbon · April 17, 2018

When anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing in Malta last year, the investigations she was working on came to a sudden halt. Until now.

The Panama Papers revisited: yogurt, bananas, small moustaches and fonts
Will Fitzgibbon · April 3, 2018

Here are 11 unexpected insights from our 2016 investigation, the Panama Papers.

British inquiry promises ‘no stone left unturned’ on tax avoidance and evasion
Simon Bowers · March 27, 2018

A parliamentary committee will put the British Virgin Islands, Isle of Man and other tax havens under the microscope as part of a new inquiry.

Bahamas, US Virgin Islands and St. Kitts and Nevis added to EU blacklist
Cecile S. Gallego · March 15, 2018

Three major offshore hubs in the Caribbean have been added to the EU’s tax haven blacklist.

‘The world has changed’: Europe targets advisers, accountants, lawyers with new tax rules
Will Fitzgibbon · March 14, 2018

The masterminds who promote and sell tax avoidance are under fresh scrutiny in the wake of the Paradise Papers and Panama Papers.

Europe cracks down on luxury yacht tax dodge, citing Paradise Papers
Simon Bowers · March 12, 2018

The European Commission is taking action against three EU member states for failing to collect sufficient value added tax (VAT) on yachts.

What to look for in Apple's big updates this month
Simon Bowers · February 1, 2018

The iPhone-maker announced its offshore cash pile is worth nearly $270 billion. But it’s unlikely that will mean much to America.

U.S. Obtains Swiss Bank Records For Congo Corruption Probe
Will Fitzgibbon · January 26, 2018

A Swiss court has confirmed ongoing criminal investigations into the businesses of Dan Gertler, an Israeli diamond dealer suspected of large-scale corruption in the Congo.

Increased political pressure puts reporting at risk in Poland
Cecile S. Gallego · January 25, 2018

Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.

EU Removes Panama, Seven Others, From Tax Haven Blacklist
Cecile S. Gallego · January 23, 2018

Only nine countries are now left on the European Union’s first tax haven blacklist.