Tag Archives: Tax haven

06Nov/17

Politicians and royalty exposed in Paradise Papers

A trove of leaked offshore investment documents, dubbed the ‘Paradise Papers’, exposes hidden banking activities of some of the world’s wealthiest people. Samantha Vadas reports. Continue reading

03Apr/17

Credit Suisse takes out newspaper ads after raids

Credit Suisse has taken out adverts in British Sunday newspapers stressing a zero-tolerance policy on tax evasion, as the Swiss bank tries to limit any damage to its reputation from raids on three of its offices. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

09May/16

Panama Papers report alleges New Zealand prime place for rich to hide money

Panama Papers report alleges tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts are being used to help channel funds around the world.

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05Apr/16

British PM Cameron says he does not own any shares, offshore funds

British Prime Minister Cameron says he does not have any offshore funds, after leaked Panama documents showed his father had been using a law firm to avoid tax.

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04Apr/16
mossack fonseca offshore

Tax authorities begin probes into some people named in Panama Papers leak

The director of a Panamanian law firm that was hacked over the weekend says his firm is investigating and is absolved of responsibility for any potential illegalities associated with clients’ accounts.

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04Apr/16

‘Panama papers’ reported to leak from the files of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca

An investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has reportedly resulted in the release of the so-called “Panama Papers” that detail four decades worth of tax havens for suspected money laundering, arms and drug deals, and tax avoidance.

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11Feb/16
Google Bosses quizzed

Google defends its UK tax bill

Google executives have been grilled by British lawmakers about the amount of tax they paid in the country. It follows a public outcry over corporate tax regulations which some say are unfair. Hayley Platt reports.
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10Feb/15

Spain’s Podemos party says Falciani, source of HSBC leaks, to advise it

The leader of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos (We Can) confirms that Herve Falciani, the so-called HSBC whistle-blower, will help his party with its election programme by producing a tax fraud report for the Spanish party.

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