Links Apr 4

The Panama Papers: world reacts to huge offshore tax files leak – live The Guardian

Panama Papers: Leaks spur global investigations BBC

World figures deny wrongdoing as ‘Panama Papers’ turn spotlight on tax evasion Reuters

The Panama Papers – Secrets of the Super Rich abc

Panama Papers: The secret offshore world of the elite The Irish Times

Panama Papers put Putin funds in Zurich swissinfo
Article includes list of the 10 banks that requested the most offshore companies for clients

Iceland’s PM faces calls for snap election after offshore revelations The Guardian

New Zealand’s FMA, the Breder Suasso Conundrum, Mossack Fonseca, and #panamapapers naked capitalism

Mossack Fonseca’s NZ company and related NZ trust business operate without having to comply with NZ’s anti-money laundering laws

The wealthy do not ask permission Crisis (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero

Zimbabwe: Mining taxation system open to abuse Chronicle

Murky Malaysian money trail that funded The Wolf of Wall Street The Guardian

Google profits from tax avoidance, pays CEO $209m in 2015/16 finfacts

World’s richest banker charged in bribery scheme RT
Brazilian prosecutors have filed corruption charges against billionaire Joseph Safra for involvement in an alleged scheme to pay off government auditors, involving $4.2 million in bribes to help reduce a tax bill.


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