Glencore’s lawyers argued anything about the company in the Paradise Papers was “privileged” and the tax office should be prevented from using that information.
The High Court of Australia has given the Australia Taxation Office a green light to use leaked information about Glencore and offshore tax havens.
Walmart is bigger than Spain, Berkshire Hathaway is bigger than Russia. It could be time to rethink international relations.
Does corruption means the same for everyone? Some social researchers argue that corruption is a social construct shaped by Western anti-corruption elites.
Trouble in paradise: Bermuda is at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak.
Unlike the Panama Papers, the latest leak shines a light on the elites of the offshore world.
Tax sheltering is not just the domain of exotic Caribbean isles. Major world powers, including the United Kingdom, play a critical and previously undisclosed role in global tax avoidance.
The Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Ireland are among the rich countries that funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.
Will the profits of a privatised NSW Land and Property Information Office end up in a tax haven?
So on the nose is the proposal to auction off the NSW Land and Property Information Office via a 30-year lease that the Law Society, the Real Estate Institute and the Institute of Surveyors oppose it.
The GOP has a proposal on the table that could send shockwaves through the tax avoidance industry.
The Conservatives may be willing to sacrifice what’s left of the UK’s beleaguered social model to maintain the City’s global status.
The one audience that was prepared for a hard Brexit, it seems, was the City of London.
Lionel Messi is not the first footballer to break financial laws and he probably won't be the last.
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The Panama Papers revealed the extent to which loopholes can be exploited.
Focusing on 'corrupt countries' misses the point – it is people who are corrupt and their money flows in and out of shady deals all the time.
A good way to stash cash?
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Terrorist groups don't need to go to Panama to create a shell company. They can easily hide their money in many U.S. states.
Does the treasure trove of information on the activities of the global elite tell us anything new?
Tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, Switzerland, the British Virgin Islands and Panama have a few key things in common.
World leaders are meeting in London next month to discuss corruption – what better opportunity to close tax loopholes?
A global collaboration of journalists has revealed massive offshoring of funds linked to some of the world's most powerful people, including Vladimir Putin.
Those with the means to invest through hedge funds in tax havens benefit.
Current Australian tax rules are distorting decisions of investors, which is why the Cayman Islands remains so attractive.
Accused of helping clients avoid millions in tax.
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The revelation in leaked bank files that HSBC’s Swiss banking arm has helped wealthy customers put millions of dollars worth of assets out of the reach of the tax authorities confirms the way in which…
PwC headquarters in Luxembourg.
All over the world, tax revenues are under relentless attack. With help from accountants, lawyers and financial advisers, corporations are avoiding taxes through complex corporate structures, profit shifting…