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Several countries have suspended public company ownership registries immediately after a court decision that advocates say ‘takes us back years.’
An ICIJ investigation detailed how Swiss businessman Alexander Studhalter was at the center of a vast web of shell companies tied to Kerimov that moved billions via American banks.
A cache of documents reveals how Christopher Kinahan Sr. masqueraded as a relief flight consultant before the bid was put to four high-ranking Egyptian military officers.
After years of stalled efforts, a new draft resolution submitted to the General Assembly calls for a global tax body that could set international tax standards and stamp out corporate tax dodging.
Learn how to use more advanced search techniques and how to understand search results in this second video tutorial on how to make the most of ICIJ's Offshore Leaks Database.
Carlos Cardoen sold cluster bombs to Saddam Hussein. Leaked documents detail how an elite firm chose to stick with the notorious former arms merchant
In the first installment of this multi-part video series, ICIJ’s training manager Jelena Cosic walks through the basics of how to search through more than 800,000 offshore entities from the Pandora Papers, Panama Papers and more.
Amid a wave of sanctions against President Vladimir Putin’s allies, complex networks of offshore companies are making for choppy waters for authorities looking to confiscate high value assets.
French financial authorities are looking into Andrej Babis’ acquisition of a lavish property on the French riviera through offshore companies ー a $22 million deal first revealed by ICIJ and media partners.
ICIJ’s Paradise Papers and Pandora Papers investigations had previously exposed the popstar’s web of shell companies in offshore jurisdictions.
With furor over the powerful family’s riches at a fever pitch, foiled escape to Dubai spotlights special relationship to the emirate.
In his new book “What’s the Matter with Delaware?” former Financial Times reporter Hal Weitzman explores the tiny state’s massive role in global financial secrecy.
Paradise Papers reveal how billionaire Andrei Skoch financed the acquisition of luxury assets including a yacht now targeted by U.S. sanctions, while offshore law firm Appleby disregarded his alleged ties to Russian criminal groups.
The Tax Justice Network singled out lax trust laws as a major drawback to financial transparency reforms in its biennial report, calling on G-7 nations to commit to creating a global asset register.
A magic pill, a mysterious hard drive, a masterful data and tech team — the database was the result of tense decisions, a bit of luck and a lot of work.
The Offshore Leaks Database spans five different leaks, and now includes information on offshore companies, foundations and trusts from seven offshore service providers from ICIJ’s latest investigation on the use of tax havens.
Leak reveals sanctioned money launderer John Morrissey set up offshore companies and sought to open Panamanian bank accounts tied to the site.
Documents leaked to ICIJ tie the Kinahan organized crime cartel to companies and enablers in the Middle East’s top secrecy haven.
As President Gotabaya Rajapaksa faces calls to resign, a government inquiry into the hidden wealth of members of the ruling family prompted by ICIJ reporting is delayed.
What’s an oligarch? How do sanctions work? What have ICIJ investigations revealed about Vladimir Putin and his money? We answer frequently asked questions about Russia and offshore finance.
As lawmakers propose unmasking those purchasing New York property through LLCs, recent analysis finds shortcomings in federal oversight of money laundering in the housing market.
Alexei Mordashov, one of Russia’s richest tycoons, transferred most of his ownership stake in tourism conglomerate TUI to a Caribbean shell company controlled by the mother of his children.
The fast-food giant is a partner in a Cyprus-registered joint venture with VTB Bank, known as Putin’s “piggy bank,” that shuffled money to and from an anonymous shell company in Seychelles.
For a decade, ICIJ has revealed the financial secrets of Russia’s most powerful people. Our team is mining millions of leaked files for new revelations.
Elites close to Vladimir Putin have funneled billions through tax havens to evade scrutiny and oversight. Lawyers, proxies and bankers across the world made it possible.