Panama Papers

Businessman arrested in Malta journalist murder probe
Douglas Dalby · November 20, 2019

A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Panama Papers and the ‘thin line’ for legal tax dodging
Ritu Sarin, P Vaidyanathan Iyer and Jay Mazoomdaar · November 12, 2019

It’s a thin line that separates tax evasion, which is outright illegal, and tax avoidance, which may or may not be legal.

Fugitive or not? Panama Papers pre-trial continues
Will Fitzgibbon · November 7, 2019

In recent weeks, U.S. prosecutors and defense attorneys representing men charged with financial crimes arising from the Panama Papers have sparred over definitions, legal principles and documents. Here’s the latest.

US poised to crack down on anonymous shell companies
Sasha Chavkin · October 23, 2019

The United States is one step closer to putting an end to anonymous shell companies with the Corporate Transparency Act passing the House of Representatives.

Marchers call for ‘truth and justice’ two years after journalist’s murder
Amy Wilson-Chapman · October 16, 2019

Candlelight vigils were held in Malta and across Europe to mark the two-year anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination. 

Panama Papers law firm founders ‘investigated by the FBI’
Will Fitzgibbon · October 16, 2019

Court told Ramón Mossack and Jurgen Fonseca are under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as the pair attempt to stop Netflix streaming The Laundromat.

Cayman Signals Willingness to Abandon Corporate Secrecy – But Not Yet
Simon Bowers · October 10, 2019

One of the world’s most important tax havens said it will slowly move towards revealing the individuals behind tens of thousands of offshore companies.

The Laundromat screening taps into DC’s focus on whistleblowers
Martha M. Hamilton · September 27, 2019

Whistleblowing was the topic of the night at a screening of the Panama Papers-inspired film, just hours after the announcement of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.

ICIJ scrutiny inspires new EU tax crimes watchdog
Will Fitzgibbon · September 20, 2019

European lawmakers have agreed to create a permanent subcommittee to investigate financial crimes, including money-laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion.

Panama Papers not reliable, charged lawyer claims
Will Fitzgibbon · September 13, 2019

A former Mossack Fonseca employee charged with conspiring to defraud the United States has objected to U.S. government’s attempts to the use of vast troves of leaked and legal documents.