A magic pill, a mysterious hard drive, a masterful data and tech team — the database was the result of tense decisions, a bit of luck and a lot of work.
ICIJ’s vast trove of leaked financial data features details on Russian oligarchs, billionaires and political power players, including members of President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, who are coming under increased scrutiny in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The long-sought reforms, effectively ending anonymous shell companies, were included in an annual defense spending bill approved by both houses of Congress with veto-proof margins.
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.
A secretive £750m trust located in a Channel Islands tax haven sits at the top of an elaborate offshore web of companies belonging to the family behind the Nando’s chicken chain.
Big players are taking unprecedented steps to stop offshore abuses, but financial crime fighters worry reforms don’t go far enough.
What are offshore tax havens, who uses them, and how do they work?
Secret records obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveal tens of thousands of people in more than 170 countries and territories linked to offshore companies and trusts. Here are some examples from around the world.
We unmask the "nominee directors" who pose as public faces for more than 21,500 offshore companies.