Impact

Former Pakistan PM Sharif Sentenced To 10 Years
Scilla Alecci · July 6, 2018

The historic corruption verdict against Pakistan’s former leader also included prison sentences for his daughter and son-in-law.

Panama Papers brings more than $700 million back onshore
Cecile S. Gallego · June 26, 2018

Governments around the world have recouped more than $700 million in fines and back taxes as a result of the Panama Papers investigation, a new tally reveals.

Swiss authorities propose major money-laundering law reforms
Martha M. Hamilton and Will Fitzgibbon · June 11, 2018

Switzerland’s federal government appears poised to crack down on money laundering in the wake of Panama Papers.

UK backs Panama Papers crackdown on ‘dirty money’
Simon Bowers · May 1, 2018

The U.K. will force its overseas territories, including some well-known corporate secrecy havens, to reveal the names of company owners in these locations.

Angolan tycoon’s frozen funds highlight KPMG’s role in offshore secrecy
Will Fitzgibbon · April 23, 2018

Mauritian authorities have frozen 91 bank accounts linked to investor Jean-Claude Bastos, a key figure from the Paradise Papers with close connections to Angola’s former leaders.

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.

Shots fired at judge’s house after former Pakistan PM gets life ban from politics
Scilla Alecci · April 16, 2018

Former Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif life ban from politics has been greeted with gunfire and predictions.

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.

After Panama Papers, Indonesia urges beneficial owners to come out of hiding
Scilla Alecci · March 19, 2018

Indonesia has beefed up corporate transparency and will require all companies to regularly disclose their true, beneficial owners – not just their legal representatives – to authorities.

Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca closes its doors
Will Fitzgibbon · March 14, 2018

The offshore law firm at the center of ICIJ’s Panama Papers investigation will shutter all its offices by the end of the month.