Switzerland’s HSBC Private Bank admitted to encouraging wealthy Americans to hide $1.26 billion in assets from U.S. tax authorities.
Whistleblowing was the topic of the night at a screening of the Panama Papers-inspired film, just hours after the announcement of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.
The Hollywood stars used the opening of the Panama Papers-inspired film to call attention to tax haven corruption and to the bravery of journalists fighting to expose wrongdoing.
Here are five companies that illustrate the vast geographic reach of Mauritius as a tax haven.
The documents of a single spa and hotel chain open a window onto the $171 billion luxury industry, whose tax practices have been under scrutiny for years.
Based on 200,000 files, Mauritius Leaks exposes a sophisticated system that diverts tax revenue from poor nations back to the coffers of Western corporations and African oligarchs.