The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare Europe's vulnerability to drug-supply disruption. Still, it remains by far the world leader in pharmaceutical products.
Governments around the world lose about US$125 billion in revenues every year because of profit shifting to tax havens.
Media Files: investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer, who led the Panama Papers tax exposé.
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Today we meet Bastian Obermayer, the Pulitizer prize-winning journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into global tax evasion.
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.
The ideas are already out there to tackle some of the tax avoidance highlighted by the Paradise Papers.
Unlike the Panama Papers, the latest leak shines a light on the elites of the offshore world.
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.
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.
Corruption in Nigeria is not something that can be blamed solely on multinationals. It is much, much more complex.
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.
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.