ICIJ releases database revealing thousands of secret offshore companies
Searchable database displays more than 300,000 entities from the Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks investigations
Panama Papers source breaks silence over ‘scale of injustices’ The Guardian
“Whistleblower says leak of 11.5m Mossack Fonseca files on offshore tax havens has triggered debate but not enough action”. See also our earlier blog Panama Papers: source issues a tax justice document
Panama Papers Source Offers to Aid Inquiries if Exempt From Punishment The New York Times
Tax havens have no economic justification, say top economists The Guardian
Thomas Piketty and Jeffrey Sachs among more than 300 signatories of letter urging world leaders at UK anti-corruption summit to lift secrecy. See also: World leaders urged to end secrecy around tax havens abc, interview with TJN’s research director @alexcobham.
Panama Papers: Canada, Sri Lanka Launch Probe OCCRP
Authorities in France, Australia, Austria and the United Kingdom, among others, have opened investigations or probes related to laundering and fraud over the past several weeks.
US tax havens – the new Switzerland? swissinfo / The Financial Times
via Tax Justice Network http://bit.ly/1T1CgVf