Paradise Papers

Leading Republican Senator joins call for Ross ethics probe
Sasha Chavkin · July 17, 2018

The Senate Commerce Committee chair has become the first Republican to join calls for an investigation of Ross’ finances and ethics disclosures.

Turkish President’s Allies In Press Freedom Attack Over Paradise Papers Reporting
Will Fitzgibbon · July 16, 2018

Close political allies and a family member of Recep Tayyip Erdogan are suing a journalist and her newspaper not for inaccuracies, but for alleged damage to their reputations.

IRS spent $380m but took ‘limited or no action’ on offshore tax dodges
Spencer Woodman · July 16, 2018

The U.S. government took “limited or no action” to battle secret offshore holdings, despite spending $380 million on a new initiative.

How French journalists used the Offshore Leaks database to find local stories
Cecile S. Gallego · July 6, 2018

A collaborative investigation has exposed what they describe as “the banality” of tax evasion costing France millions of euros each year.

How ICIJ deals with massive data dumps like the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers
Pierre Romera and Cecile S. Gallego · July 3, 2018

Often we face the challenge of digging through gigantic amounts of data. Here’s how we make this endeavor more efficient and less time consuming.

I gave a TEDx Talk about taxation and everyone stayed awake
Simon Bowers · July 2, 2018

Explaining the contortions that multinational corporations put themselves through to avoid taxes is a journalistic challenge. Here’s one way to overcome it.

Ross shorted Russian-linked shipping company ahead of Paradise Papers
Sasha Chavkin · June 18, 2018

The U.S. Commerce Secretary shorted stock in Navigator Holdings just days after reporters informed him they were about to reveal his holdings in the firm.

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.

Why We Decided To Dig Into West Africa’s Offshore Links
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Through the power of collaborative reporting, ICIJ and its partners have been able to shed new light on the impact of tax avoidance, financial crime and corruption in West Africa.

Wanted: Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.