Paradise Papers

Paradise Papers connection sparks massive bitcoin lawsuit
Sasha Chavkin · November 21, 2019

A new lawsuit that could roil the volatile, multibillion-dollar market for cryptocurrency stems from a link between executives revealed in the Paradise Papers.

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.

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.

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.

Court Rules Leaked Documents Are Fair Game in Tax Case Against Glencore
Will Fitzgibbon · August 14, 2019

Australia’s top court has rejected a move by one of the world’s most profitable companies to stop tax officials from using the Paradise Papers.

Jeffrey Epstein’s offshore fortune traced to Paradise Papers
Spencer Woodman · July 18, 2019

Fresh revelations from ICIJ investigations, raise the likelihood that sex offender Jeffrey Epstein cloaked his fortune in a series of offshore shell companies registered in notoriously secretive tax havens.

Nike’s Sweetheart Dutch Tax Deal Ignored ‘Economic Reality,’ EU Says
Simon Bowers · July 8, 2019

Europe’s competition chief has provisionally concluded that Nike paid too little tax in the Netherlands for each of the past 14 years.

Paradise islands vow reform but devil is in the missing detail
Douglas Dalby · June 24, 2019

Facing the threat of being blacklisted by the European Union, three British islands synonymous with aiding tax avoidance say they plan to embrace greater transparency.

Senators propose radical overhaul of US anti-money laundering regime
Douglas Dalby and Zshekinah Collier · June 17, 2019

Authorities in the United States have more information about library card holders than the owners of registered companies and this bipartisan group of U.S. senators wants to change that.

The Dummy Company at the Heart of Deutsche Bank Money Laundering Probe
Will Fitzgibbon · May 28, 2019

Leaked records shine a light on how the bank helped shield the identities and machinations of the world’s rich and powerful through a single subsidiary.