A new lawsuit alleges that the IFC aided a campaign of terror against peasants in Honduras who tried to block a palm oil company’s expansion.
The founders of Mossack Fonseca were arrested on money laundering charges amid investigations into a major bribery scandal.
Tax agencies from 30 countries convened in Paris to share results and details on investigations sparked by the Panama Papers.
Politicians, business executives and thousands of their supporters have responded with vitriol, threats, cyberattacks and lawsuits.
A government-appointed panel has told Panama to address opacity in its financial system and do more to stop the flow of dark money.
The $440,000 penalty followed a six-month investigation triggered by revelations from the Panama Papers.
Report's authors say that the U.S. and EU have the power to force other nations to embrace transparency reforms by threatening to cut off financial access.
Nawaz Sharif defended himself before the nation’s highest court as an opposition protest turned into a celebratory rally.
Political protests threaten to shut down Pakistan's capital, while in the U.S. senators have demanded answers from authorities on the Panama Papers.
A PR firm is being paid $50,000 a month to help the Panama government, while arrests, protests and more continue around the world.
In a fiery session, European parliamentarians called for an end to financial secrecy as the Bahamas pledged to fast-track transparency measures.
Journalists presented their Panama Papers findings to a special EU committee set up to investigate money laundering and tax evasion.
The European Commission is considering action against a former top official following revelations she didn't declare her Bahamian company.
Confidential emails revealed in the Panama Papers have opened a new front in a bitter court battle in Nevada.
Panama Papers stories from ICIJ partners across the African continent have led to official inquiries, but also warnings for journalists to be silent.
Panama Papers credited as Europe looks to continue its clampdown on tax avoidance and questionable financial services.
The joint investigation will be the "first of its kind," and Venezuela's attorney general has hinted at a long list of suspects.
Special European committee of inquiry is expected to call on ministers, bank bosses and Mossack Fonseca representatives for testimony.
The Obama administration has unveiled a series of new proposals that would crack down on offshore secrecy and illicit financial transactions.
More than a dozen banks have been ordered to turn over details of their communications with Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca.
The search of the law firm's headquarters comes after a number of raids and global action taken in response to the Panama Papers revelations.
David Cameron has tried to defuse public anger over details of his offshore holdings, announcing new steps aimed at boosting transparency.
The Prime Minister of Iceland has stepped aside in the wake of Panama Papers revelations.
Multinational companies operating in Europe will be required to report profits, taxes and activities on a country-by-country basis.
A judge has ruled that a report on HSBC's attempts to fix compliance issues should be public, despite resistance from both the bank and the government.
Investigators will identify and track secret buyers of high-end properties to crack down on a popular method of money laundering.
Belgium has been ordered to recover $765 million in unpaid taxes from 35 multinational companies in the latest ruling against corporate tax breaks.
After years of delay, the bank is addressing sweeping failures in its oversight of projects that force people from their land or harm their livelihoods.
IKEA, Disney, Google and more faced questions from a committee setup to investigate tax rulings after ICIJ's Luxembourg Leaks investigation.
Protesters took to the streets to commemorate the launch of ICIJ's investigation into corporations slashing tax bills by billions.
European finance ministers agree to new rules that will force countries to share information on tax deals granted to multinational corporations.
As a deadly epidemic plagues agricultural workers, Costa Rica's president announced new rules to limit heat stress and dehydration.
A former head of the embattled bank and current member of Britain’s House of Lords has conceded compliance failures at the bank’s Swiss branch.
An Australian Greens senator is considering proposing new legislation in response to ICIJ's investigation of Australian companies in Africa.
An internal staff survey reveals a lack of faith in the bank's senior leadership, and concerns about trust and openness within the organization.
Following revelations of tax avoidance in ICIJ's LuxLeaks investigation, companies may now have to report taxes on a country-by-country basis.
Four months after a historic police raid, Geneva's prosecutor dropped a criminal probe into HSBC, but left the bank with a warning.
Belgian authorities have reportedly investigated about 1000 client accounts from HSBC’s Swiss branch.
Europe’s Swiss bank account holders will have their information automatically shared with their home country under a new tax transparency agreement.
By reporting revenue in other countries, Amazon may face higher tax bills, but could also pressure other multinationals to follow suit.
Media outlets around the world have published the findings of the Evicted and Abandoned investigation, but the bank itself is yet to provide a full response.
The heiress to a major fashion empire has been sentenced to prison for tax evasion in the first of 50 cases expected in France.
Prosecutors are expanding a criminal investigation to include the bank's global operations, as tax policy becomes a UK election issue.
Banking giant HSBC continues to face questions about its ability to block transactions that facilitate law breaking.
A former HSBC boss and current UK politician has denied “being asleep” at the wheel of the bank, as authorities continue building cases against HSBC.
European countries will share details of previously secret tax deals as part of a proposed new rule that cites ICIJ's investigation as a key motivator.
HSBC's leaders faced another session of intense questioning in the UK as the fallout over Swiss Leaks continues.
The bank's sudden about-turn on evictions linked to its projects comes days after ICIJ and partners submitted questions on resettlement policies.
The bank has conceded broad failures in its resettlement policies, and admitted a lack of oversight of projects and borrowers.
The organization said it will not press for compensation for families forced from homes during a mass eviction linked to a World Bank project.
HSBC’s chief and chairman have conceded the Swiss Leaks scandal has caused “horrible reputational damage” during a UK hearing on the issue.
Britain mulls new laws against tax evasion, as HSBC chief's own private Swiss bank account is revealed.
Swiss prosecutor opens an investigation into allegations of “aggravated money-laundering” following ICIJ's Swiss Leaks revelations.
The global banking giant HSBC has issued a formal apology via full-page newspaper ads in the UK, but faces more investigations.
The bank will face committee investigations in the UK, and politicians in the US are weighing Loretta Lynch's attorney general nomination.
Pressure is intensifying in multiple countries, as prosecutors consider charging the bank, and governments face questions.
Public officials across the globe have condemned the behavior of HSBC, and have called for new investigations, laws, and crackdowns.
The push for a LuxLeaks inquiry committee has been blocked by the leaders of the European Parliament.
Luxembourg gives up its tax rulings fight with the EU, and says the world is now paying attention to the issue.
Juncker promises to push for tax reform after new leak, but says LuxLeaks affair has "weakened" him.
UK, Australia, and Europe announce further plans for response and tax reform, as PricewaterhouseCoopers' UK tax head is accused of lying.
The European Commission has pledged to act on demands for tax reform with new rules to be unveiled within months.
Audit firm opens new offices, Juncker stares down a censure motion, and authorities announce investigations using Lux Leaks documents.
Groups within the European Parliament have gathered enough support to force a vote on Jean-Claude Juncker's fitness to lead.
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