Politics

Increased political pressure puts reporting at risk in Poland
Cecile S. Gallego · January 25, 2018

Even in Europe, a continent where press freedom is generally sheltered, reporters face challenges to keep fulfilling their mission of holding their government accountable.

Fairy Tales, Spaghetti And Patience: How Authorities Respond To The Paradise Papers
Will Fitzgibbon · January 22, 2018

Australian Taxation Office commissioner Chris Jordan talks to ICIJ about national tax authorities’ coordinated global response to the Paradise Papers revelations.

Senators Urge Adding Usmanov To Official Oligarch List
Spencer Woodman · January 19, 2018

The formal request from four Republicans suggests that links between Russia and social media companies may be a potential factor in new U.S. sanctions.

The Long Twilight Struggle Against Offshore Secrecy
Will Fitzgibbon and Dean Starkman · December 27, 2017

A new mass data leak, this time from an elite law firm with elite clients, shows how deeply offshoring is embedded in the global financial system.

But where Is Bermuda, Luxembourg? New EU 'Blacklist' Omits Major Tax Havens
Cecile S. Gallego · December 5, 2017

EU member states voted on a list of tax havens that includes Barbados and Panama but excludes those that were at the heart of the Paradise Papers revelations.

GAO Investigation Requested for Ross
Sasha Chavkin · November 16, 2017

The U.S. Congress’ primary ethics watchdog, the GAO has been asked to investigate whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ offshore investments could have created conflicts of interest.

Senators Call For Probe As Ross Confirms Plan To Sell
Sasha Chavkin · November 14, 2017

The Commerce Secretary confirmed he will divest his stake in shipping firm Navigator Holdings, as a group of Democratic senators formally requested an investigation into Ross’ financial holdings.

Drawing It Out: The Paradise Papers, Illustrated
ICIJ · November 13, 2017

Cartoonists around the world took up their pens following the Paradise Papers revelations to share their take on inequality and tax avoidance.

Big U.S. Political Donors Play the Offshore Game
Spencer Woodman · November 7, 2017

A leak of offshore records provides a glimpse into the finances of Republican and Democratic contributors – including a banking magnate who quietly held an ownership stake in an embattled payday lender.

Inside the Secret World of Offshore Mega-Trusts
Spencer Woodman · November 7, 2017

Records reveal huge overseas hoards tied to hedge fund tycoon and Democratic donor James Simons and other ultra-wealthy individuals.