Paradise Papers

‘Everyone is doing badly’, anti-money laundering czar warns
Simon Bowers · May 11, 2020

The man in charge of stopping criminals from laundering money has a scathing report of the world’s progress.

Crumbling economies must tackle tax evasion to meet coronavirus crisis, experts warn
Scilla Alecci · April 7, 2020

With governments racked by colossal costs due to the coronavirus pandemic, experts say tax evasion is cast in a stark new light.

What is a tax haven? Offshore finance, explained
Will Fitzgibbon and Ben Hallman · April 6, 2020

Four years after Panama Papers, why ICIJ continues to report on tax havens, and those who exploit them.

Paradise Papers to help recover $45m in Lithuanian bank conspiracy
Will Fitzgibbon · February 10, 2020

Vladimir Romanov allegedly looted millions of dollars from a failed bank that will now be clawed back.

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.