Allowing the owners of shell companies to hide their identities from United States authorities constitutes a “significant loophole” in the country’s ability to tackle money laundering and illicit financing, a senior FBI official.
The region’s biggest collaboration spurred some nations to act, while others remained silent.
Prosecutors, police and tax inspectors in Germany have raided the offices of dozens of banks, financial advisers and wealthy individuals as part of a criminal probe into Germans suspected of tax evasion.
The European Commission President has called his handling of the 2014 Lux Leaks one of the two biggest mistakes of his five-year term.
The United States decided not to ban a breast implant that has been linked to an increased risk of cancer and is being removed from the market in France, Canada and other countries.
Whistleblowers who leak information to journalists, or reveal unlawful behavior, are a step closer to improved legal protections across Europe.
The United States has banned the use of vaginal mesh for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.