Wilbur Ross

The U.S. list of wealthy Russians and our offshore investigations
Spencer Woodman · February 5, 2018

The U.S. released its controversial (and unoriginal) public list of Russian oligarchs. We’ve seen many of them before – offshore.

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.

Questions remain over Ross' disclosure as he confirms divestment
Spencer Woodman · December 23, 2017

The U.S. Commerce Secretary has sold his stake in a shipping firm with Russian ties, but did he disclose enough information prior to his appointment?

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.

Congress Members Call For Action In US
Sasha Chavkin · November 8, 2017

Bernie Sanders called yesterday for the U.S. Senate to investigate offshore tax evasion, adding to the growing voices in Congress pushing for action.

World reacts to Ross, Queen, global revelations
Scilla Alecci and Cecile S. Gallego · November 7, 2017

Political leaders and tax-justice advocates are raising new calls for legislative reforms and official inquiries in the wake of of the Paradise Papers.

Ross May Give Up Stake in Firm with Russia Ties
Sasha Chavkin and Martha M. Hamilton · November 6, 2017

The U.S. Commerce Secretary said he would “probably not” keep his stake in a shipping company that does business with Putin’s allies, as Democrats call for an investigation.

Offshore Trove Exposes Piggy Banks of the Wealthiest
ICIJ · November 5, 2017

A new leak of confidential records reveals the financial hideaways of iconic brands and power brokers across the political spectrum.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross benefits from business ties to Putin’s inner circle
Sasha Chavkin and Martha M. Hamilton · November 5, 2017

Trump cabinet member retains a stake in company that provides shipping for Putin’s son-in-law and sanctioned oligarchs.